That summer heat is slowly creeping in, meaning now is the perfect time to start planning out your potential escape for cooler temperatures. If a lazy day on the water sounds like the perfect activity for the dog days of summer, you’ll want to check out one of these New Mexico State Parks that are home to lakes, rivers, and swimming holes.

Details about each park’s hours of operation, fees, and more can be found on the New Mexico State Parks website or on their Facebook page.

Looking forward to paddling through a picturesque swimming hole? One of New Mexico’s prettiest sites is the Blue Hole found in Santa Rosa. Read more in Some Of The Cleanest And Clearest Water Can Be Found At New Mexico’s Blue Hole.

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