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La Cueva, Jemez Mountains, New Mexico
Elevation 7890 ft
Winter Snow, Summer Perfect
Rain Yesterday… .20
Year To Date… 11.47
Snow Yesterday… 0
Season To Date… 0
Yesterday’s High…. 73
This Morning’s Low…. 58
Today… PM Rain
July 2, 2015 All campgrounds within the Santa Fe National Forest, Jemez Ranger District, including Fenton Lake State Park , are fully open. Vista Linda Campground (13 sites, no hook-ups), Jemez Falls Campground (52 sites, no hook-ups), Redondo Campground (60 sites, no hook-ups), San Antonio Campground (21 sites reservation only including six with electric and water), Paliza Campground (30 sites, no hook-ups) and Fenton Lake State Park (30 sites including six with electric and water) are sure to provide plenty of improved camping opportunities throughout the summer months. In addition, all forest roads are open and provide opportunities for dispersed camping. This summer camping season has the potential of being one of the best in recent memory. Copious amounts of spring snow and rain have made for low fire danger, lots of green and dust free roads . Please respect your fellow campers and your forest. Be safe with your activities and your fires. Trash? Pack it in, pack it out…pack it home. Amanda’s Jemez Mountain Country Store is open 363 1/2 days a year….closing on Christmas Day and a half day on Thanksgiving. Our summer hours are 8:30 am to 8:00 pm every day. Come on up and say hi. We’d love to see you.
———————————- CURRENT FIRE DANGER…MODERATE——————————— As of Monday July 27, 2015 8:00 am the fire danger within the Santa fe National Forest, Jemez Ranger District, has been rated as MODERATE. There are currently no fire restrictions.
****CAMPGROUND ALERT**** All campgrounds within the Santa Fe National Forest, Jemez Ranger District, including Fenton Lake State Park are fully open. All forest roads are open for dispersed camping. Be aware that some areas are restricted. Consult the Forest Service Travel Management Map for specific details. This map is available at the Forest Service office.
*****WATER ALERT***** If you are planning to camp the Jemez any time of the year, please fill up your water tanks in your campers and RVs prior to coming to the Jemez. There are no options to do so once you arrive.
The new license year began on April 1, 2015. A new fishing license is required to fish in the State of New Mexico. License fees remain the same. $35 for an adult resident and $11 for a junior (age 12-17) resident. Kids (11 and under) fish free as do adults over the age of 70. There is a senior license for those age 65-69 for $18. All fees above include the required habitat stamps. Licenses are available at Amanda’s Jemez Mountain Country Store or you can purchase your license online at the NMDGF website. Amanda’s also stocks a full line of bait and tackle.
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