Forest managers plan to begin a prescribed fire at Hyde Memorial State Park on Wednesday and warned in a news release that smoke will be visible in the area.

The mitigation effort northeast of Santa Fe, is a collaboration between the New Mexico State Forestry Division, the New Mexico State Parks Division, the U.S. Forest Service and Santa Fe National Forest Española Ranger District.

The prescribed fire, which is expected to last at least three days, will eliminate brush piles in areas that are difficult for large equipment to access, the statement said. Crews will be active on approximately 40 acres.