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Water Sports

Water based recreational activities of New Mexico.

NMDGF “Project Wild” Brings Outdoors Into The Classroom

Teachers enjoy a float down the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico courtesy of Far Flung Adventures

Some teachers will be returning to the classroom this year and telling kids what they did this summer under a New Mexico Department of Game and Fish program designed to help bring nature into the classroom. Continue reading »

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Lack of Runoff This Year Cramps Rio Grande Rafting Style.

White water thrill seekers will be lucky to see a high water rafting season this year due to below average snowpack and a lack of real runoff. Complicating matters is the ongoing drought, low soil moisture conditions, warm, windy weather and a storm stingy La Nina pattern. “It looks like it’ll be poor runoff season … Continue reading »

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Villanueva State Park- A Charming, Secluded Get Away

A cross erected upon the grounds of an old Spanish ruin at Villanueva State Park.

Gazing out from the overlook trail at Villanueva State Park one can see the Pecos River sparkling in the sunlight as it meanders through the scenic valley below. It’s a short but steep climb to the top of the hill overlooking this tidy little state park, but the rewards are spectacular views of the surrounding … Continue reading »

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Jemez Area Hot Springs Provide Soothing Relief for Visitors

It’s near noon on a delightfully warm and sunny, midwinter’s day and the steaming waters and impressive view at the Spence Hot Spring are soothing one man’s worries away. “It doesn’t get much better than this,” said Bob of Albuquerque, who had called in sick, grabbed his bike and jumped aboard the train to Bernalillo … Continue reading »

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