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The Glen­wood Ranger Dis­trict an­nounces that the Cos­mic Camp­ground In­ter­na­tional Dark Sky Sanc­tu­ary will be tem­po­rar­ily closed from May 6 to May 11 for im­prove­ments.

The CCIDSS is the first In­ter­na­tional Dark Sky Sanc­tu­ary in North Amer­ica and the first in New Mex­ico. This camp­ground will have:

The road will have ag­gre­gate sur­fac­ing ap­plied.

Boul­ders will be placed to cre­ate a perime­ter around the camp­ground.

In­stal­la­tion of two in­for­ma­tion kiosks, and fenc­ing will be placed around the perime­ter.

Camp­grounds lo­cated in the Que­mado Lake Re­cre­ation Area will re­open on May 1, in­clud­ing Piñon, Ju­niper and the El Caso I-III Camp­grounds.

The El Caso Camp­grounds are free and first-come/first­serve. The Piñon and Ju­niper Camp­grounds are fee-based. The Ju­niper CG is first come/ first serve and the Piñon CG is avail­able for reser­va­tion by call­ing the Que­mado Ranger Dis­trict at 575-773-4678.

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