Navajo Lake State Park

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Navajo State Park volunteer Terry Zink hits 20,000 hours

Almost 25 years ago, Terry Zink was on his way from Colorado Springs to Arizona for a quick vacation when he stopped off at Navajo State Park to fish and, in a way, he’s never left. Zink never made...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Brush fire temporarily closes Navajo Lake State Park campground

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State park officials say there were no serious injuries during a brush fire at the Navajo Lake State Park, in Northwestern New Mexico near the Colorado border. A brush fire...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Navajo State Park offers boat-safety, ecosystem activities

Navajo State Park will hold special programs this weekend. At 11 a.m. Saturday, park-goers can get a free root beer float at the visitor center and learn about boat safety. At 9:30 a.m. Sunday,...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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State park system feels budget woes with increased visitation

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is holding a series of meetings to discuss future funding of state parks as increased visitation and uncertainties in funding pose challenges. Previous meetings have...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feds restrict vehicle access at Navajo State Park

Visitors to Navajo State Park are no longer allowed to drive their vehicles to the water at Arboles Point. Visitors can still walk to the water in that area and can continue to hand-launch water...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Lake releases dilute wastewater

Water managers doubled the release at Navajo Lake to help dilute heavy metals in the San Juan River. The Bureau of Reclamation, in cooperation with the San Juan River Recovery Implementation...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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High court sets back mercury rules

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration’s attempt to limit power-plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may be only a temporary...

DATE: June 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Navajo State Park gets makeover

A $2.5 million project to improve traffic flow inside Navajo State Park will lead to some delays through summer. Construction crews will work primarily Mondays through Thursdays to avoid busy...

DATE: June 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Revamped ramp now open at Navajo Lake

After undergoing major repairs, the boat ramp at Navajo State Park now is open to the general public for boat launching. The boat ramp was resurfaced and extended another 300 feet into the...

DATE: April 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Don’t miss the boat; get them ready now

As the spring season emerges and temperatures begin to rise, Colorado Parks and Wildlife suggests now is the time to properly de-winterize boats to make sure they’re functional. Many state parks...

DATE: March 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Boat ramp closes for the winter

The boat ramp at Navajo State Park has been closed for construction and maintenance and will remain closed until sometime in the spring. Other projects are underway to improve the park: The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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State parks taking camping reservations

Yes, it’s early January, but Colorado Parks and Wildlife is recommending that those contemplating a summer camping trip to a state park make reservations now. “Our most popular camping sites fill...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News