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Oasis State Park
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Oasis State Park
Description - A true oasis in the barren desert of eastern New Mexico, Oasis State Park is set among cottonwood trees, shifting sand dunes, and a small fishing lake.

Park amenities include a group shelter, restrooms, showers, and a playground. Facilities at the peaceful and shady campground include 23 developed sites, many with electric hookup, and an RV dump station. The park covers an area of 196 acres, 3 of which are lake surface. Oasis State park is seated at an elevation of 4,000 feet.

Attractions - More than 80 bird species make their home at the park during the year. It's especially ideal in
winter. Look for great blue heron, ring-neck pheasant, quail, and western sandpiper.

Relic native cottonwoods provide shade in this sandy park.

Recreation - Recreation opportunities include camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking on trails, and viewing wildlife.

Climate - Annual precipitation is 17.7 inches. Summer temperatures range from lows around 62 to highs around 90. Winter temps range from lows of 25 degrees to highs around 53.

Location - Oasis State Park is located in the east-central region of the state, near the Texas border. It is just north east of the town of Portales.


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Contact Information:
Oasis State Park, 1882 Oasis Road , Portales, NM, 88130, Phone: 505-356-5331

Additional Information:
New Mexico State Parks - The park system includes many lakes and reservoirs, trail systems connecting the parks with federal lands, botanical and geological interpretive sites, botanical gardens, and even a zoo.

Links:
New Mexico State Parks - Park Map
New Mexico State Parks - Official State Parks Web Site
New Mexico State Parks - Official Agency Website

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