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La Cueva, Jemez Mountains, New Mexico
Elevation 7890 ft
“Winter Snow….Summer Perfect”
Rain Yesterday… 0
Year To Date… 0
Snow Yesterday… 0
Year To Date… 75″
Yesterday’s High…. 46
This Morning’s Low…. 12
FENTON LAKE UPDATE…March 6…Cold Nights Have Prevented Ice Melt …No Open Water
March 4, 2015
Spring is just around the corner … This time of year, the effects of even blockbuster snowstorms don’t last long. What was a winter wonderland last week, now looks much like spring. Melting snow has now turned to mud and run-off. The creeks will be swollen and discolored the next couple of weeks. Although, the lake is still frozen and ice covered, look for that to change maybe as soon as this weekend. I will keep you updated on a daily basis. 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 winter hours are 8:30 am to 6:30pm every day (effective Sunday November 2nd). Come on up and say hi. We’d love to see you.
As of Monday December 15, 2014 8:00 am the fire danger within the Santa fe National Forest, Jemez Ranger District, has been changed to LOW There are currently no fire restrictions.
****CAMPGROUND ALERT**** Fenton Lake State Park (6 spaces) and Vista Linda Campground (13 spaces) remain open for camping throughout the winter. San Antonio and Jemez Falls Campgrounds are closed for the winter. 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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