Leasburg Dam State Park Events


Leasburg Dam State Park is in New Mexico off I-25 between Las Cruces and Hatch. Entrance fee for all events is $5/vehicle. You can purchase a New Mexico Parks Pass for $40 which is good for one year. All events are free with paid camping permit. For more information about the events listed below, please contact Alex Mares, Park Ranger LE and Interpreter at 575-524-4068 or alex.mares@state.nm.us. 

For directions, including a park map, visit http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

 
February 2019 Events at Leasburg Dam State Park -

Celebrate Black History Month

Buffalo Soldiers, Outlaws and Apache

Ranger led hike - Sat. February 2, 2019        10am - 12:30pm

 Meet at Leasburg Dam State Park Visitor Center for a ranger guided tour of exhibits and a 2.5mi hike, and learn about African-American history of the area from the present to the Buffalo Soldiers of the 1800's. Also , learn about the unique flora and fauna and geothermal springs.  Perhaps, visit adjacent Ft. Selden and tour museum and ruins afterwards. Bring at least 2qrts. of water per person, good hiking shoes. There is a $5 per car Day Use Fee. Event is free with paid camping permit.

 For directions, including a park map, visit : http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

 

Celebrate Black History Month at Leasburg Dam State Park

Ranger led hike - Sat. February 9, 2019        10am - 12:30pm

Meet at Leasburg Dam State Park Visitor Center for a ranger guided tour of exhibits and a 2.5mi hike, and learn about African-American history of the area from the present to the Buffalo Soldiers of the 1800's. Also , learn about the unique flora and fauna and geothermal springs.  Perhaps, visit adjacent Ft. Selden and tour museum and ruins afterwards. Bring at least 2qrts. of water per person, good hiking shoes. There is a $5 per car Day Use Fee. Event is free with paid camping permit.

For directions, including a park map, visit : http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

 

Buffalo Soldiers, Outlaws and Apache

Ranger led hike - Fri.  February 15th, 2019        10am - 12:30pm

Meet at Leasburg Dam State Park Visitor Center for a ranger guided tour of exhibits and a 2.5mi hike, and learn about African-American history of the area from the present to the Buffalo Soldiers of the 1800's. Also , learn about the unique flora and fauna and geothermal springs.  Perhaps, visit adjacent Ft. Selden and tour museum and ruins afterwards. Bring at least 2qrts. of water per person, good hiking shoes. There is a $5 per car Day Use Fee. Event is free with paid camping permit.

For directions, including a park map, visit : http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

 Celebrate Black History Month at Leasburg Dam State Park

Ranger led hike - Fri. February 22nd, 2019        10am - 12:30pm

 Meet at Leasburg Dam State Park Visitor Center for a ranger guided tour of exhibits and a 2.5mi hike, and learn about African-American history of the area from the present to the Buffalo Soldiers of the 1800's.   Also , learn about the unique flora and fauna and geothermal springs. Perhaps, visit adjacent Ft. Selden and tour museum and ruins afterwards. Bring at least 2qrts. of water per person, good hiking shoes. There is a $5 per car Day Use Fee. Event is free with paid camping permit.

For directions, including a park map, visit : http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

 

Orion at Night - Monthly Night Sky Program

Sat. February 23rd, 2019       5:30pm - 7:30pm

 Come out and enjoy the quality night sky of Leasburg Dam State Park. See Orion and his companion constellations through various telescopes - including a 16in research grade telescope inside our observatory. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces, will be on hand to assist the public and answer questions. There is a $5 per car Day Use Fee required. Event is free for paid campers.

 For directions, including a park map, visit : http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

 

For more info contact :

Alex Mares - Park Ranger LE & Interpreter

Leasburg Dam State Park

New Mexico State Parks

575-524-4068

alex.mares@state.nm.us

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