Pecos National Historical Park Announces Plans for 2022 Spring Fishing Season

Pecos National Historical Park Announces Plans for 2022 Spring Fishing Season 

Pecos National Historical Park will offer spring fishing permits for the Pecos River within the park boundaries.  The 2022 spring fishing season will begin March 3rd and end April 11th. Please note that spring fishing hours will be from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Within the park, three miles of the Pecos River are divided into three sections or "beats." This approach offers anglers roughly one mile on the Pecos River to fish with up to two other people for the day. Three beats (for up to nine anglers per day) are available on the reservation system.  For more information about the park in general, contact Pecos NHP at (505) 757-7241 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/peco. 

Date: Starting March 3, 2022 and ending April 11, 2022

Time: Spring fishing hours will be from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Location: Pecos National Historical Park (Pecos River within the park boundaries)

Cost/Reservations: Pecos National Historical Park uses an online reservation system.  A $15 per day fee must be paid online during the online reservation process. Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance via www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.  Please note that anglers are required to check in and acquire a special use permit at the park visitor center prior to fishing.  For more information related to fishing, visit the park website https://www.nps.gov/peco/planyourvisit/fishing.htm.  

Directions: From I-25 N: Take the Pecos/Glorieta Exit, #299. Left onto overpass, right onto Route 50; proceed on Route 50 for eight miles. At the village of Pecos, take a right at the four-way stop onto Route 63. In two miles, the park will be on your right. From I-25 S: Take the Rowe Exit, #307. Follow signs. From Highway 63, the park will be on your left. 

Event Information

Location: Pecos National Historical Park

https://www.nps.gov/peco/index.htm

Cost: $15.00 per day fee/ Reservations made up to 30 days in advance on line