• BREAKING NEWS

    Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendations to President Donald Trump concerning 27 National Monuments were leaked to the press
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    New Mexico Wild Calls on President Trump to Stand with Voters Above Special Interests for New Mexico’s National Monuments Monument recommendations would put important cultural and ecological resources at risk, and harm local economies Albuquerque, NM—Yesterday, Department of Interior Secretary Read More
  • New Mexicans condemn Secretary Zinke’s assault of our nation’s National Monuments

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  • New Mexico Wild Celebrates Expanded Access to Sabinoso Wilderness Area

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2017 New Mexico Wild Celebrates Expanded Access to Sabinoso Wilderness Area The Department of Interior announced today its intention to add approximately 4,000 acres to the 16,030-acre Sabinoso Wilderness east of Las Vegas, New Mexico.  Read More
  • Court Throws Out Feds’ Misguided Policy Limiting Prosecution of Killers of Endangered Wildlife

    For immediate release                                                                                                June 22, 2017 Contacts: Bethany Cotton, WildEarth Guardians, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 406.414.7227 Judy Calman, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 505.615.5020 Court Throws Out Feds’ Misguided Policy Limiting Prosecution of Killers of Endangered Wildlife Flawed ‘McKittrick’ Policy Ruled Unlawful Read More
  • Public Comment Period Open to review National Monuments

    President Trump signed an Executive Order April 26, 2017 that could threaten the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte National Monuments. The order “directs the Department of the Interior to review prior monument designations and suggest legislative changes Read More
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Rio Grande Paddle - Algodones

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Date
2017-09-10 09:30 AM
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Rio Grande River
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Join New Mexico Wild and Quiet Waters Paddling to explore the primitive aspects of the lifeline of New Mexico from Algodones to Corrales (weather permitting). Our experienced guides will provide history and discuss important issues about this gorgeous stretch of the Rio Grande River. Enjoy the fall colors along the bosque!

Covering a stretch of river that encompasses the area the Coronado campaign wintered in 1540, this adventure will put in among a beautiful stand of cottonwoods in Algodones, then traverse approximately 9 1/2 miles of remarkably secluded Rio Grande valley. The upper section of this trip passes through Santa Ana Pueblo and features fascinating volcanic topography and two small, Class I rapids. Flows above 1200 cfs may create occasional Class II conditions.

The "Abreviar" version stops at Bernalillo, while those choosing to continue for the additional hour experience the Rio changing character as it widens and slows, offering a taste of the "Bosque" tours. Higher flow levels (above 1500 cfs) may allow exploration of several secondary river channels, while riverbanks dominated by majestic old-growth cottonwood open regularly to reveal spectacular views of the Sandia mountains.

 

Cost: $75, including canoe, kayak, or inflatable kayak, gear, guides, light lunch, and shuttle. 4-5 hours.

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