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Thirteen developed public parks are in Los Alamos and White Rock. Most parks have amenities that are rentable, otherwise are usable on a first-come first-serve basis. For additional information about each, choose a park from the list below. Click the "Check Availability" button to view availability of park amenities.

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Ashley Pond Park

Ashley Pond 

Location: 2300 Trinity Drive  Los Alamos, NM 87544

Amenities

  • Stage (stage cover will be up during the summer months (April-October)
  • Restrooms 
  • Waterfall Feature
  • Boardwalks
  • Wetland
  • Picnic Tables (8 six foot) (7 eight foot) 
  • Shade
  • Electric Outlets
  • Charcoal Grills (1)
  • Fees: $50.00 per hour/includes all of Ashley Pond. Stage and electricity 
    •  Effective Oct. 1, 2021: Ashley Pond will be rentable as a whole park or in 3 separate zones
      Ashely Pond  Rate Business Use Rate
      Whole (all of Ashely Pond) $100.00 $200.00
      Zone 1 - stage area (includes power panel) $50.00 $100.00
      Zone 2 - West Side $25.00  $50.00
      Zone 3 - North Side $25.00 $50.00

Ashley Pond Zones


Description


A downtown landmark dating back to ranch-school days, Ashley Pond Park was originally a natural depression. It is named after the founder of the Los Alamos Ranch School, Ashley Pond, and is a cherished place for walks picnics, concerts, events and more.

10 acres of grassy gentle slopes and a pond complete with live water fowl and fish as the center attraction.  Ashley Pond is often used for gatherings and concerts.  The covered pavilion has electric outlets inside.

Reservations

This park may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis. For contact information please call PROS Division at (505) 662-8170 or to check availability click on link above. 

Barranca Mesa Park

Barranca Mesa Park

Location: 95 Loma Del Escolar Street

Amenities

Pavillion
Picnic Tables (4 -  8 feet long)
Restrooms 
Playlot
Shade Trees 
        No Charcoal Grills 

Fee:$12.00 per hour

New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

Barranca Mesa Park  Rate Business Use Rate
Park Pavillion $15 $30


Description:  A small park on 6 acres on Barranca Mesa.

Reservations

This park has a pavilion may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis.
To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above or contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.

Camp May

Camp May

Location: Camp May Road @ Pajarito Mountain 

Amenities:

  • Shade
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables (1) 8 feet long per camp ground 
  • Hiking Trail
  • Restrooms
  • No Electricity or running water
  • Fire Pits/Grill (1) per site

Description:  27 acres

This park may be rented April through October. Closed from November through March. 
Fees: $10 per 24 hours, with a 14 day maximum on one month. 
To reserve or to check if the park is available use the link above or for more information contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us

East Park

East Park

Location: 300 East Road Los Alamos, NM 87544

Amenities:

  • Shade
  • Picnic Tables
  • Basketball court
  • Miniature Golf Course
  • Playlot
  • Hiking Trail
  • Dog Park

Description:  East Park sits on 4 acres and plays host to a picnic pavilion, basketball court and miniature golf course made from recycled playground equipment including a Cinderella carriage, a submarine, and a Conestoga wagon. 


Reservations:

This park may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above and then contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.

New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

East Park Rate Business Use Rate
Basketball Court $5.00 $10.00
Pavillion $15.00 $30.00

North Mesa Park

North Mesa Park

Location:  North Mesa Park Road, Los Alamos, NM

Amenities:

  • Playlot
  • Hiking Trail
  • Tennis Court
  • Soccer Fields

Description: 105 acres

Reservations:

This park and several shelters and pavilions may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis.  To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above and then contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.


New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

North Mesa Park Rate Business Use Rate
Tennis Court $5.00 $10.00
Soccer Field $20.00 $40.00
Pavillion $15.00 $30.00

North Mesa Picnic Grounds

North Mesa Picnic Grounds

Location: 280 North Mesa Road Los Alamos, NM 87544

Amenities:

  • 4 Pavilions 
  • Playlot
  • Shade
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Hiking Trails
  • 9-hole disc golf course

Description: A 5-acre park located in a ponderosa pine forest. The park has three large and one small picnic pavilion, restrooms, picnic tables, and a 9-hole disc golf course. There is plenty of shade in the cool pines and the county trail network is nearby.

Reservations:

This park may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis.  To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above and then contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.

New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

North Mesa Picnic Grounds Rate Business Use Rate
Pavillion $15.00 $30.00

Overlook Park

Overlook Park

Location:  580 Overlook Road, White Rock, NM 87544

Amenities:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Playlot
  • Restrooms
  • Hiking Trail
  • Dog Park
  • Soccer Fields
  • Ball Fields
  • Remote Control Car Track
  • Sail Field

Description: 
Located in White Rock, the park contains many amenities including a wheelchair-accessible scenic overlook of White Rock Canyon, the Rio Grande, and the mountainous country to the East. With spectacular views and more than adequate space, it is a popular venue for soccer, softball, and baseball as well as several special events. 


Reservations:
This park may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis.  To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above and then contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.


New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

Overlook Park Rate
(per hour)
Business
Use Rate
(per hour)
Pavillion $15.00 $30.00
Soccer Field $20.00 $40.00
Ball Field $20.00 $40.00
Lighted Field $17.00 $34.00
RC Car Track $20.00 $40.00
Sail Field $20.00 $40.00

PiƱon Park

Piñon Park

Location:  10 Sherwood Boulevard  White Rock, NM 87544

Amenities:

  • Playlot
  • Picnic Tables
  • Shade
  • Skate Park
  • 9-hole disc golf course

Description: Piñon Park in White Rock has a large picnic pavilion, tennis courts, a play lot, a skateboard park, 9-hole disc golf course, and restrooms on 20 acres.

Reservations:

This park may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis. 
To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above and then contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.

New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

Pinon Park Rate
(per hour)
Business
Use Rate
(per hour)
Pavillion $15.00 $30.00

Piñon Park Splash Pad

Location:  30 Sherwood Boulevard  White Rock, NM 87544

Hours of Operation: 10am - 7pm, Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend

Amenities:

  • Dump Bucket
  • Spray Pointers
  • Kinetic Water Toys
  • Picnic Tables
  • Shade
  • Changing Room
  • Emergency Call Box

Description: 
Piñon Park Splash Pad in White Rock is a water feature pad for kids to play accompanied by a structure and changing room. The Splash Pad is accessible from Pinon Park Play Lot and Tennis Courts. The Splash Pad is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.

Rules: 
- For your safety, DO NOT DRINK THE WATER
- Surfaces may be hot! Footwear is recommended
- Food, Alcohol, and glass are prohibited in the Splash Pad area
- Athletic equipment such as bicycles, skateboards, scooters, skates, and similar equipment are NOT ALLOWED
- Climbing on water structure is prohibited
- Children who are not potty trained must wear swim diapers
- Diaper changing should be completed in changing room
- Do not play in water is experiencing diarrhea, nausea, or have open wounds
- Vacate premises at first sign of thunderstorm for other threatening weather
- No animals allowed
- Play safely, have fun & help us keep our Splash Pad clean and in good condition

Reservations:
Reservations are not accepted for the Pinon Park Splash Pad.

Rover Park

Rover Park 

Location: 320 Rover Boulevard White Rock, NM 87547

Amenities:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Tennis courts
  • New beach volleyball court
  • Playlot
  • Shade
  • Restrooms
  • Barbeque Grills

Description: In White Rock, Rover Park has a play lot, a picnic pavilion, shade trees, picnic tables, a large open area, tennis courts, a new beach volleyball court, and restrooms on 6 acres.

Reservations:

This park may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above and then contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.

New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

Pinon Park Rate
(per hour)
Business
Use Rate
(per hour)
Pavillion $15.00 $30.00
Tennis Court $5.00 $10.00
Volleyball Court $5.00 $10.00

Urban Park

Urban Park

Location: 2070 North Road  Los Alamos, NM 87544

Amenities:

  • Shade
  • Pavilion
  • Baseball field
  • Basketball Court
  • Paved loop
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playlot
  • Restrooms
  • Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Sand Volleyball Court

Description:  A 9-acre park in the heart of Los Alamos with lighted tennis courts, a picnic pavilion, sand volleyball pit, soccer, baseball field, a paved loop for walking or running, a basketball court, play lot, and restrooms.

Reservations:

This park may be rented April through October.  Usage from November through March is on a first-come, first-served basis.  To reserve check to see if the park is available using the link above and then contact staff at (505) 662-8170 or lacrec@lacnm.us.

New Rates effective Oct. 1, 2021

Urban Park Rates
(per hour)
Business
Use Rates

(per hour) 
Pavillion $15.00 $30.00
Baseball Field $20.00 $40.00
Basketball Court $5.00 $10.00
Volleyball Court $5.00 $10.00
Tennis Court $5.00 $10.00

Loma Linda Park

Loma Linda Park

Location: 201 North Mesa Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544

Amenities:

  • Shade
  • Playlot

Description: 9 acres

Reservations:

This park is not available for reservation.