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Mesilla, NM – Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park is resuming operations as a New Mexico State Park effective Monday, June 24, 2019.  Park offerings will include access to the hiking trails throughout the park as well as the visitor center complex.

“We are very pleased to have transitioned Mesilla Valley Bosque back into the fold of the State Park system,” said Cabinet Secretary, Sarah Cottrell Propst of the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department.  “Our Department truly appreciates the support and enthusiasm of the local community and local leaders in making this happen.”

The Park hours of operation are from 7:30 AM-4:30 PM daily and the regular day-use fee of $5 per vehicle will apply starting on June 24.  For questions, contact the park at 575-523-4398.

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park to Resume Operations | KRWG

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The Park is located just 1.5 miles west of Mesilla.


The park itself encompasses approximately 305 acres, at an elevation of 3,900 feet.

The park consists of river woodlands and restored wetlands. It is used by migratory birds, and is popular for birdwatching, walking, and bicycling. It is a day-use only park, and camping is not allowed.

To learn more visit the New Mexico State Parks Website