Percha Diversion Dam

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Percha Diversion Dam

New Mexico

(575) 743-3942

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Overview

Set in the intimate shade of towering cottonwoods, salt cedar and Russian olive trees, is the beautiful Percha Diversion Dam and State Park. This scenic area features camping, swimming, picnicking, fishing and bird watching right along the Rio Grande. Among the area's best bird-watching locales, many different migratory species can be seen particularly during spring and autumn migration seasons.

Map of Percha Diversion Dam

Latitude, Longitude: 32.896462, -107.315580

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Activities

  • Camping

    The developed campsites in the surrounding park are spacious, shady, and serene, and most are close enough to hear the river.

  • Fishing

    Excellent fishing can be done along the Rio Grande.

  • Hiking

    The park has no designated hiking trails, just paths leading to favorite fishing and bird-watching spots.

  • Picnicking

    There are picnic tables and grills available within the state park.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming is available.

Seasonality/Weather

Autumn and spring are a great time to view migratory birds.

Directions

Driving

Percha Diversion Dam and State Park is located 21-miles south of Truth or Consequences via I-25, exit 59.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(575) 743-3942

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