Latest Post Labor Day ‘Skinny’
La Cueva, Jemez Mountains, New Mexico
Elevation 7890 ft
“Winter Snow….Summer Perfect”
Rain Yesterday… 0
Year To Date… 13.52″
Yesterday’s High…. 77
This Morning’s Low…. 41
Today…. Sunny, Warm
August 28, 2014.
Labor Day Weekend is upon us and conditions will be perfect for an end of the season adventure in the Jemez Mountains. The Forest is lush, fire danger is low and the fishing is improving. Check our fishing report for specific recommendations. Make some memories with your family in the Jemez mountains this weekend. The sights, sounds and smells in the Jemez right now can be intoxicating. 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 8:00pm every day. Come on up and say hi. We’d love to see you.
As of Monday August 4, 2014 8:00 am the fire danger within the Santa fe National Forest, Jemez Ranger District, has been lowered to LOW. There are currently no fire restrictions.
****CAMPGROUND ALERT**** Vista Linda Campground (Hwy 4 below the Village of Jemez Springs) and Fenton Lake State Park (fully open) Jemez Falls Campground (fully open) are now open. San Antonio Campground is now open by reservation only. Redondo and Paliza Campgrounds remain closed.
*****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, 2014. 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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