Lower Dalton Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located 6 miles north of Pecos on NM 63.  Uses:  Picnicking, fishing.  Facilities:  6 units, tables, grills and fire pits, 16 parking spaces, vaulted toilet.  A pullout with parking spaces for fishing is available.  Special Instructions:  No camping allowed.  No toilet. No water.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Limited services may be available. Please be prepared and recreate responsibly. Park only in designated areas. Avoid crowded areas to maintain social distancing and comply with state public health orders limiting group size. Visit our Know Before You Go page for more information.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables
Fees None
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No horses or horse trailers allowed.  No ATVs allowed.
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please keep your dogs on a leash for their own safety, to be courteous to other users, to respect & protect wildlife, and to protect vegetation. In a Developed Recreation Area it is prohibited to bring in or possess an animal, other than a service animal, unless it is crated, caged, or upon a leach not longer than six feet, or otherwise under physical restrictive control. (36 CFR 261.16 (j))

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