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Río Grande Headwaters

(nr Creede CO) A long drive off the paved highway, on a good gravel road, took me to the headwaters of the Río Grande. Several creeks emptied into the canyon gradually merging to form the river. Río Grande Headwaters With the river dammed, a large reservoir was created to control the flow downstream. It was […]

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Silver Falls

(nr San Juan River Village CO)On my last visit to the area I missed seeing Silver Falls. It was further off the highway than expected; but, well worth the drive. A narrow gravel road, with plenty of rocks, hills, and a stream to ford made it a bit challenging. Silver Falls – Double Drop A […]

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Salt River Canyon

(nr Seneca AZ) Traveling on US-60/AZ-77, north of Globe, I came to the Salt River Canyon. Some pretty serious twisties and elevation changes took me across the river. Stopped for some photos at a pullout. Salt River Canyon The river is known for some good whitewater rafting. Pretty impressive cliffs, but the really good stuff […]

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