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Leasburg Dam State Park

A short 25 minute drive from bustling Las Cruces brings you to this quiet park along the Rio Grande. Leasburg Dam State Park offers peace and relaxation, a beautiful cactus garden, several hiking trails, and opportunities for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and birding. Night sky programs are very popular at this park, which features an observatory. Park Elevation 3,962 ft

The Observatory
Is only open once a month for special events.  Please contact the Park or check Park Events for dates.


Effective Monday, November 16, 2020, NM State Parks will temporarily shut down for two weeks through November 30th in accordance with the Public Health Order. All special events through the end of the calendar year have been canceled. Thank you.

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Campground Gate Closed:
Sunset - 7 am
River Seasonal Closures
September 28, thru 
March 29, 2021



12712 State Park Road
Radium Springs, NM 88054



Robert Gonzales
Park Manager


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