Lands | Parks | Open Spaces

Santa Fe Opens Long-Awaited Teen Center

33 Views   After over a decade of planning Santa Fe cut the ribbon Friday on the new Teen Center on the city’s southside. The center is across the street from the Southside Library and 17-thousand square foot facility includes a gymnasium, meeting places and games including ping pong, foosball and

Local Economy Benefits from White Sands National Park Tourism

75 Views   Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with White Sands National Park Program Manager of Interpretation, Brian Powers, about tourism and local economic benefits. A recent report from the National Park Service (NPS) showed that

A giant, inflatable water park sits in this New Mexico lake

80 Views   GUADALUPE COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – In the middle of Santa Rosa’s Park Lake sits a fun summer attraction: a giant, inflatable water park. Complete with a climbing wall, slides, obstacle courses, and more, you won’t want to miss this local floating playground.

High water levels at Abiquiu Lake impacting recreation

86 Views   ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s a problem we don’t hear about much in New Mexico; a lake being too full. But that’s exactly what’s happening at a popular recreation spot, Abuquiu Lake. Due to snow melt and early rains, the lake is seeing water levels up 30-feet

Rescue Teams Help Hikers off Organ Mountains

126 Views   On Friday evening, the Las Cruces Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team, along with three other highly-skilled rescue teams, helped extricate a group of hikers from a trail near The Needle in the Organ Mountains.

Officials report record number of water rescues

97 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Corrales Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Tanya Lattin says her department has made over 60 water rescues so far this season. “This summer has been the most we’ve ever done. I’ve been here since ‘97 and we’ve never had this many rescues in one season,”