Farmington Lake Re-opens for some activities

Swimming is now permissible at your own risk anywhere in the lake. The Beach area is also open to the public, but no lifeguards will be on duty. The City would also like to remind users that in accordance with the governor’s public health order, no more than five people may be gathered at one time, masks should be worn in public and people should maintain a 6-foot distance from one another.

From the City of Farmington:

Friday, May 29, 2020

Lake Farmington is open for outdoor recreation including swimming, camping, fishing, limited boating and mountain biking. As of May 1, 2020, Lake Farmington access fees were reduced to $1.00 per person. 2020 Annual passes are on sale now at the lake entry station off of Hwy 516 and can be purchased for $50.

Swimming is now permissible at your own risk anywhere in the lake. The Beach area is also open to the public, but no lifeguards will be on duty.

Camping is $5.00 per night (in addition to the daily lake access fee) and available on a walk-in basis through the weekend. Starting June 1, patrons may call park reservations at 599-1400, Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to place camping reservations.

Nonmotorized watercraft are allowed but must undergo a free invasive species inspection before entering the water.

Fire restrictions are in place at this time. Wood fires are prohibited. Charcoal grills and gas camp stoves are allowed.

Due to increased usage of the lake, the City of Farmington is asking that users help take care of the area by properly disposing of trash and cleaning up after themselves.

The City would also like to remind users that in accordance with the governor’s public health order, no more than five people may be gathered at one time, masks should be worn in public and people should maintain a 6-foot distance from one another.

For more information on Lake Farmington, The Beach and camping, please call (505) 599-1197 during regular business hours or visit www.fmtn.org/LakeFarmington.  

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