Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

New Sites to Open at Elephant Butte.(Final)

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A new $2 million campground and boat ramp will open at the northern end of Elephant Butte Lake State Park on Thursday.

Memorial Day weekend vacationers will be able to stay at the 50-site campground and launch boats from the 1,100-foot, five-lane boat ramp. The area also features vaulted toilets, a dump station for recreational vehicles and a comfort station with hot showers.

"This is a fantastic new addition that will give people more access to the northern areas of the park," said State Parks Director Dave Simon. …

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