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La Cueva, Jemez Mountains, New Mexico
Elevation 7890 ft
“Winter Snow….Summer Perfect”
Rain Yesterday… 0
Year To Date… .65
Snow Yesterday… T
Season To Date… 81″
Yesterday’s High…. 59
This Morning’s Low…. 35
Today… Rain/Snow Mix
April 15, 2015 Forest Roads Open…Here is the latest information with regard to campground, forest road and picnic area openings. Spanish Queen, Battleship Rock and La Cueva Picnic Areas are all open effective Thursday, April 2, 2015. As of April 15, 2015 Jemez Falls, Paliza and San Antonio Campgrounds remain closed. Redondo Campground (60 sites) is open effective Friday, April 17th. Forest Roads 10, 280, 289, 144, 376 south and 378 are all open effective April 15th. Forest Road 376 north to San Antonio Hot Spring will remain closed until July 1st. Effective Thursday, April 16th, Fenton Lake State Park will open one of their lower loops (15 sites) for camping. The creeks have receded and are clear, making for some pretty good fishing opportunities. NMDGF will be stocking heavily throughout April and May. Now is the time to fish Fenton Lake. 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… VERY HIGH——————————— As of Monday April 6, 2015 8:00 am the fire danger within the Santa fe National Forest, Jemez Ranger District, has been elevated to VERY HIGH. There are currently no fire restrictions.
****CAMPGROUND ALERT**** Fenton Lake State Park (21 spaces) and Vista Linda Campground (13 spaces) are open for camping. San Antonio, Jemez Falls and Paliza Campgrounds are closed. Redondo Campground (60 spaces) is open as of Friday, April 17th.
*****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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