Tag Archives: Rio Grande Gorge

The River Has No Right to Water

The river has no right to water. I’m talking about the Rio Grande. It rises in Colorado and flows through the heavily-irrigated San Luis Valley, before turning south into New Mexico. The Rio Grande Gorge begins a short distance upstream … Continue reading

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Bighorn Sheep Put On a Show, Rio Grande Gorge, NM

It was a number of years ago that Bighorn sheep were returned to the Rio Grande Gorge. They have since established themselves, and are now not at all afraid of humans. We pass them grazing the riverside grass on every Taos Box … Continue reading

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The Vista Verde Hike

In the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, the Vista Verde parking area and trail head is located part-way up the dirt road (Rt. 567) that climbs out of the Rio Grande Gorge from Taos Junction bridge to the West … Continue reading

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First Snow at La Bolsa etc.

Snow now blankets the ground at La Bolsa. Now, just where is La Bolsa? Allow me to explain. La Bolsa is a sub-unit of Embudo, which is an ill-defined area found along the Rio Grande (NM), with Rinconada at the … Continue reading

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Mother Nature

After writing the prior blog (Good vs. Evil) this morning, and being none too happy about the “state of the world” (the human world), I again went fishing. During this, my vacation, I go fishing most afternoons. The weather in … Continue reading

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