Forest Conditions

Established CampgroundsCurrent Conditions:
 CLASS 1: Low Danger (L)
 COLOR CODE: High
 
 
 
Bonito Lake is scheduled to reopen in August of 2018.  
The lake has been closed since the Little Bear Fire rendered it usless.  
 Remember, only you can prevent forest fires and, around here, we expect you not to forget it.  
 
 
Click here for Established Campgrounds information
Click here for Hiking Trail Descriptions
 
 
 
 
 
FIRE INFORMATION ( FOREST ):
 
 
Lincoln Natl Forest Supervisor’s Office – Alamogordo
3463 Las Palomas , Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: 575-434-7200, Fax: 575-434-7218
Robert Trujillo – Forest Supervisor J
oe Garcia – Public Affairs Officer
Phone: 575-434-7200, E-Mail: jagarcia@fs.fed.us
 
Sacramento Ranger District - Cloudcroft Office
Physical: 4 Lost Lodge Road, Cloudcroft NM 88317
Mailing: P.O Box 288, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
Phone: 575-682-2551, Fax: 575-682-3394
James Duran – District Ranger
 
Guadalupe Ranger District - Carlsbad Office
114 S. Halagueno, Carlsbad NM 88220
Phone: 575-885-4181, Fax: 575-887-3690
Cherie Edwards – District Ranger
 
Lincoln National Forest , Smokey Bear District
901 Mechem Dr , Ruidoso NM 88345
Phone: 575-257-4095, Fax: 575-257-6174
George Douds – District Ranger
Nate Cordova – Fire Prevention Technician
Phone: 575-630-3019
 
OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (VILLAGE OF RUIDOSO):
Harlan Vincent – Interim Chief, Ruidoso Fire Dept.
 
FIRE RESTRICTIONS (LINCOLN COUNTY):
Travis Atwell, Lincoln County Emergency Services
Phone: 575-258-9991
 
FIRE INFORMATION (VILLAGE OF RUIDOSO):
Ruidoso Fire Dept
Phone: 575-257-4116 (Station)
Harlan Vincent – Interim Chief, Ruidoso Fire Dept.
 
FIRE INFORMATION (BONITO):
Bonito Fire Department, Alto NM
Phone: 575-336-4308 (Station), 575-258-2265 (Work)
Carl Bartley – Chief of Bonito Fire Dept.
 
FIRE RESTRICTIONS/ CLOSURES:
TO REPORT A FIRE: (Toll-free) 877-695-1663
Planning to Burn on Your Land? Otero County Open Burn Regulation
 
PRESCRIBED BURNS:
 
IN THE EVENT OF A FOREST FIRE:
 
In the event of a forest fire or forest fires in Ruidoso, Lincoln County, the Sacramento Mountains and White Mountain Wilderness of New Mexico, check this site for frequent updates and information on these fires and their associated road closures, evacuations and travel advisories.