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New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JUNE 23, 2011:
PECOS CANYON CAMPGROUNDS REMAIN OPEN WITH STRICT FIRE RESTRICTIONS
SANTA FE – The Department of Game and Fish imposed strict fire restrictions on State Game Commission properties in Pecos Canyon beginning Friday, June 24, banning all fires but allowing camping and fishing.
The Bert Clancy, Terrero, Jamie Koch and Mora camping and fishing areas will remain open with the following restrictions:
Fishing will be allowed on the Pecos River, but only on Commission-owned property.
The U.S. Forest Service also imposed strict restrictions for the Santa Fe National Forest on Friday that left developed campgrounds open but made most of the forest off-limits to fishing, hiking and other activities.
For more information about fire restrictions in the Santa Fe National Forest and other public and private lands statewide, please visit http://nmfireinfo.wordpress.com or call the fire restrictions hotline at (877) 864-6985.
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