Rio Grande del Norte National Monument August Hikes/Events

Rio Grande del Norte National Monument August Hikes/Events

Saturday-Sunday, August 6-7 2016 Range Tour: This driving tour will feature 14 stops and 21 speakers including ranchers and agency personnel, at sites on the Taos Plateau, Wild Rivers and Sunshine Valley. You will learn about rehabilitation methods that have been tried, identify vegetation species that thrive under different treatments, and see effects of thinningContinue Reading

Rio Grande del Norte National Monument July 2016 Hikes/Events

Rio Grande del Norte National Monument July 2016 Hikes/Events

Saturday, July 9 – 9 am 2 hours Petaca Point Trail, Orilla Verde ‒ Meet at the trailhead on NM 567, about a 1 1⁄2 mile drive west from Taos Junction Bridge for this easy 2 1⁄2 mile round trip hike along the west rim of the Gorge with park ranger Barry Weinstock. Saturday, JulyContinue Reading

Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument June 2016 Hikes/Events

Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument June 2016 Hikes/Events

Saturday, June 11 – 9 am, 11⁄2 hours, La Senda del Medio Trail, Orilla Verde ‒ An easy 2 1⁄2 mile hike starting at the trailhead in Pilar Campground on NM 570. The trail follows a wide ledge about 200 feet above the river, offering dramatic views up and down the Gorge, led by park rangerContinue Reading