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, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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

[19.5.6.3 NMAC - Rp 19 NMAC 5.6.3, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

19.5.6.4                 DURATION:  Permanent.

[19.5.6.4 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.4 , 5/1/04]

 

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, 5/1/04]

 

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, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

19.5.6.7                 DEFINITIONS:  [RESERVED]

[19.5.6.7 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.7, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

[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

Bus

$15.00

                B.            Parks with exceptions.

Rio Grande Nature Center state park

     Per motor vehicle

$3.00

     Walk in/bicycle

No Charge

     Buses

$15.00

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial state park

No Charge

[19.5.6.8 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.8, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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 50% or greater service-connected disability)

[19.5.6.10 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.10, 5 /1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08; A, 1/1/13]

 

19.5.6.12               REPLACEMENT OF ANNUAL CAMPING PERMIT:  $10.00

[19.5.6.12 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.12, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

19.5.6.13               DIVISION-OPERATED PUMPOUT FACILITY:

Minimum charge per pump out

$20.00

Dry dock (per month)

$40.00

[19.5.6.13 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.13, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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

$30.00

More than 750 square feet

$60.00

Rally (as designated)

     Groups less than 30 persons

$60.00

     Groups 30 or more persons

$90.00

[19.5.6.14 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.14, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08; A, 1/1/13]

 

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, 5/1/04; A, 6/30/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

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; 5/1/04; A, 6/30/04; A, 1/1/08]

 

19.5.6.18               MEETING ROOM:

                A.            Conference room.

Park open hours

$30.00

After hours

$60.00

                B.            Entire entrance building.

Park open hours

$125.00

After hours

$275.00

                C.            Hyde Memorial state park lodge, Mesilla Valley state park visitor center, Eagle Nest Lake state park visitor center and Bottomless Lakes state park pavilion.

Rental inclusive of day use fees

$500.00

Damage and cleaning deposit (reimbursed upon satisfactory inspection)

$200.00

                D.            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, 5/1/04; A, 1/1/08; A, 1/1/13]

 

19.5.6.19               ADMINISTRATIVE FEE:  $25.00

[19.5.6.19 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.19, 5/1/04]

 

19.5.6.20               [RESERVED]

[19.5.6.20 NMAC - Rp, 19 NMAC 5.6.20, 5/1/04; Repealed, 1/1/13]

 

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 07-17-67;

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

History of Repealed Material:  19 NMAC 5.6, Park Fees (filed 12-17-96), repealed 5/1/04.

 

Other History:

EMNRD PRD 89-3, New Mexico State Park Fees, filed 12-21-89, was renumbered, reformatted and replaced by 19 NMAC 5.6, Park Fees, effective 12-31-96.

19 NMAC 5.6, Park Fees (filed 12-17-96), replaced by 19.5.6 NMAC, Park Fees; effective 5/1/04.