TITLE 19             NATURAL RESOURCES AND WILDLIFE

CHAPTER 5        STATE PARKS AND RECREATION

PART 6                 PARK FEES

 

19.5.6.1                 ISSUING AGENCY:  Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, State Parks Division.

[19.5.6.1 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.1, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.2                 SCOPE:  19.5.6 NMAC applies to persons using the state parks system.

[19.5.6.2 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.2, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.3                 STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  19.5.6 NMAC is authorized pursuant to Subsection E of Section 9-1-5 and Sections 16-2-2 et seq. NMSA 1978.

[19.5.6.3 NMAC - Rp 19 NMAC 5.6.3, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008; A, 5/15/2018]

 

19.5.6.4                 DURATION:  Permanent.

[19.5.6.4 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.4 , 5/1/2004]

 

19.5.6.5                 EFFECTIVE DATE:  May 1, 2004, unless a later date is cited at the end of a section.

[19.5.6.5 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.5, 5/1/2004]

 

19.5.6.6                 OBJECTIVE:  19.5.6 NMAC’s objective is to establish fees for visitors to off-set the cost of park operations so that each park may be made as nearly self-supporting as possible.

[19.5.6.6 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.6, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.7                 DEFINITIONS:  [RESERVED]

[19.5.6.7 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.7, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

[See 19.5.1.7 NMAC for definitions.]

 

19.5.6.8                 DAY USE PERMIT (use fees):

                A.            All parks (except as noted in Subsection B of 19.5.6.8 NMAC).

Per motor vehicle

$5.00

Walk in/bicycle

No Charge

School bus

$15.00

Commercial charter bus

$50.00

                B.            Parks with exceptions.

Rio Grande Nature Center state park

     Per motor vehicle

$3.00

     Walk in/bicycle

No Charge

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens state park

     Adult

$5.00

     Child (seven to 12 years old)

$3.00

     Child (six years and under)

No Charge

     Group rate adults (20 or more) per person

$3.00

     Youth school groups (per person)

$.50

     American zoological association reciprocal fees

          Adult

$2.50

          Child

$1.50

Smokey Bear historical park

     Adult

$2.00

     Child (seven to 12 years old)

$1.00

     Child (six years and under)

No Charge

     Youth/school groups (per person)

No Charge

     Bus

$15.00

[19.5.6.8 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.8, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008; A, 5/15/2018]

 

19.5.6.9                 CAMPING PERMIT (per night per vehicle or per walk-in/bicycle):

Primitive site

$8.00

Developed site

$10.00

Developed site with electric hookup

$14.00

Developed site with electric and sewage hookups

$18.00

Electric hookup with annual camping permit               

$4.00

Electric and sewage hookup with annual camping permit

$8.00

[19.5.6.9 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.9, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.10               ANNUAL DAY USE PASS (per vehicle):

State-wide pass to all parks

$40.00

Disabled veterans pass

No Charge (New Mexico resident veteran with a fifty percent or greater service-connected disability)

[19.5.6.10 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.10, 5 /1/04; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.11               ANNUAL CAMPING PERMIT (per vehicle includes one tow vehicle upon request):

New Mexico resident

$180.00

New Mexico senior resident - 62 years or older

$100.00

New Mexico physically disabled resident (see Subsection B of 19.5.2.35 NMAC)

$100.00

Out-of-state resident

$225.00

[19.5.6.11 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.11, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008; A, 1/1/2013]

 

19.5.6.12               REPLACEMENT OF ANNUAL CAMPING PERMIT:  $10.00

[19.5.6.12 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.12, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.13               [RESERVED]

[19.5.6.13 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.13, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008; Repealed, 5/15/2018]

 

19.5.6.14               GROUP SHELTER:  The following fees are for use of the facility or area only and do not include day use fees.

750 square feet or less

Current:  $30.00

Beginning December 1, 2018:  $45.00

More than 750 square feet

Current:  $60.00

Beginning December 1, 2018:  $90.00

Rally (as designated)

Groups less than 30 persons

Current:  $60.00

Beginning December 1, 2018:  $135.00

Groups 30 or more persons

Current:  $90.00

Beginning December 1, 2018:  $180.00

[19.5.6.14 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.14, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008; A, 5/15/2018; A, 5/15/2018]

 

19.5.6.15               SPECIAL USE PERMIT:  $15.00 (see 19.5.2.39 NMAC)

[19.5.6.15 NMAC - Rp 19 NMAC 5.6.15, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008; A, 1/1/2013]

 

19.5.6.16               CONCESSION PERMIT:

Guide, fishing services, boating and rafting excursions for Navajo Lake state park

$500.00

For other parks, guide, fishing services, boating and rafting excursions

$300.00

Educational, park resource protection services and other services

$300.00

[19.5.6.16 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.16, 5/1/2004; A, 6/30/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.17               GUIDE CARD:

Guide, fishing services, boating and rafting excursions for Navajo Lake state park

$500.00

For other parks guide, fishing services, boating and rafting excursions

$300.00

[19.5.6.17 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.17; 5/1/2004; A, 6/30/2004; A, 1/1/2008]

 

19.5.6.18               MEETING, EVENT AND LODGING FACILITIES (per day):  The following fees are for use of the facility or area only and do not include applicable day use or camping fees.

                A.            Meeting room, conference room, classroom.

Park open hours

Current:  $30.00 Beginining December 1, 2018:  Large for entire day $200.00

Small for entire day $100.00

Large for partial day (four hours) $50.00

Small for partial day (four hours) $25.00

Damage and cleaning deposit (reimbursed upon satisfactory inspection)

$50.00

Park after hours

Current:  $60.00

Beginning December 1, 2018:  Large $300.00

Small $200.00

Damage and cleaning deposit (reimbursed upon satisfactory inspection)

$75.00

                B.            Special event facility.

Park open hours

 

Per day cost will vary according to certain seasons.  Please refer to the division website.

Current:  $125.00

Beginning December 1, 2018:  Season $1,000.00

Off-season $500.00

Damage and cleaning deposit (reimbursed upon satisfactory inspection)

$250.00

Park after hours

 

Per day cost will vary according to certain seasons.  Please refer to the division website.

Current:  $275.00

Beginning December 1, 2018:  Season $1,500.00

Off-season $700.00

Damage and cleaning deposit (reimbursed upon satisfactory inspection)

$350.00

                C.            Yurts (per night).

Rental inclusive of camping fee for two vehicles.  Additional vehicles will be subject to day use or camping fees as applicable.  Per night fee may be less on certain days or in certain seasons.  Please refer to the division website.

Beginning July 1, 2018:  Season $150.00

Off-season $80.00

Damage and cleaning deposit (reimbursed upon satisfactory inspection)

$100.00

                D.            Cabins (per night).

Rental inclusive of camping fees for two vehicles.  Additional vehicles will be subject to day use or camping fees as applicable.  Per night fee may be less on certain days or in certain seasons.  Please refer to the division website.

Season $150.00

Off-season $80.00

Damage and cleaning deposit (reimbursed upon satisfactory inspection)

$100.00

                E.            Corrals (per night).

Small

$30.00

Large

$50.00

                F.            Wildlife blinds (per night).

Season

$75.00

Off-season

$25.00

                G.            Persons using the facilities listed in 19.5.6.18 NMAC may be required to enter into an agreement with the division that contains conditions of use.

[19.5.6.18 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.18, 5/1/2004; A, 1/1/2008; A, 1/1/2013; A, 5/15/2018]

 

19.5.6.19               [RESERVED]

[19.5.6.19 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.19, 5/1/2004; Repealed, 5/15/2018]

 

19.5.6.20               [RESERVED]

[19.5.6.20 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.20, 5/1/2004; Repealed, 1/1/2013]

 

History of 19.5.6 NMAC:

Pre NMAC History: The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the commission of public records - state records center and archives.

SPRD 67-1, Rules and Regulations, filed 07/17/1967;

SPRD 68-1, New Mexico Pleasure Boating Requirements and State Park Regulations, filed 10/17/1968;

SPRD 69-1, New Mexico Pleasure Boating Requirements and State Park Regulations, filed 09/11/1969;

SPRD 71-1, New Mexico Pleasure Boating Requirements and State Park Regulations, filed 11/10/1971;

SPRD 72-1, New Mexico Pleasure Boating Requirements and State Park Regulations, filed 06/05/1972;

SPRD 73-3, New Mexico Pleasure Boating Requirements and State Park Regulations, filed 09/14/1973;

SPRD 74-1, New Mexico Pleasure Boating Requirements and State Park Regulations, filed 02/19/1974;

SPRD 75-1, New Mexico State Park and Recreation Commission Regulations, New Mexico Boating Law, 1975 Edition, filed 02/24/1975;

SPRD 77-1, New Mexico State Park and Recreation Commission Regulations, New Mexico Boating Law, 1977 Edition, filed 04/15/1977;

SPRD 79-1, New Mexico Park Regulations and Boating Laws, filed 07/31/1979;

SPRD 82-1, New Mexico Park Regulations and Boating Laws Revised in 1981, filed 05/17/1982;

SPRD 87-2, New Mexico State Park Fees, filed 05/06/1987;

EMNRD PRD 89-3, New Mexico State Park Fees, filed 12/21/1989.

 

History of Repealed Material:  19 NMAC 5.6, Park Fees (filed 12/17/1996), repealed 5/1/2004.

 

Other History:

EMNRD PRD 89-3, New Mexico State Park Fees, filed 12/21/1989, was renumbered, reformatted and replaced by 19 NMAC 5.6, Park Fees, effective 12/31/1996.

19 NMAC 5.6, Park Fees (filed 12/17/1996), replaced by 19.5.6 NMAC, Park Fees; effective 5/1/2004.