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Big Eddy

(nr Abiquiú Lake NM) Big Eddy was a bend in the Río Chama where a sandy take-out is used by rafters to get off the river. On the opposite side of the river were sheer cliffs, which made for a dramatic view. Big Eddy – Río Chama Just upstream were some rocky shoals causing some […]

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Wild Rivers Again

(nr Questa NM) The last time I visited the Wild Rivers Recreation Area, I stayed on the Red River side. This time I chose a camp on the Río Grande gorge. Part of the Río Grande del Norte National Monument, it sets on a mesa between the two rivers. Wild Rivers – View from Camp There […]

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Río Chama

(nr Chama NM) The Río Chama flows out of the San Juan Mountains in southern Colorado into northern New Mexico and empties into the Río Grande around Española NM. These photos were taken along the portion near the village of Chama and Heron Lake. Río Chama From its headwaters at nearly 11,000ft it descends to […]

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