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Sumner Lake State Park, Fort Sumner NM

Morning at Site 34, Sumner Lake State Park, Fort Sumner NM, November 2, 2011
Morning at Site 34, Sumner Lake State Park, Fort Sumner NM, November 2, 2011

Situated 16 miles north west of Fort Sumner NM off US 84, Sumner Lake State Park is a good sized park with several campgrounds set around the dam. Sumner Lake State Park offers many activities, such as camping, hiking, swimming, wildlife viewing and fishing. The lake is home for many warm water species including walleye, bass, crappie, and channel catfish.

Sumner Lake State Park, Fort Sumner NM

Nights I've camped here

Normal Damage

Personally, I've never been normal. But what I've only recently discovered is how much damage being made to feel I should be has done over the years. This is a revelation of the highest order and unspeakably liberating, once you've processed the accumulated side-effects.

from a Grack column by John H Farr, August 25, 2003

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