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Difficulty II-IV
Length 14 Miles
Gauge RIO GRANDE NEAR CERRO, NM
Flow Range 500 - 3000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 58 minutes ago 1420 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/15/2017 4:20 am

River Description


Excellent description of this run at SouthwestPaddler.com and at New Mexico Bureau of Land Management Rivers Page.

Put-in info: Put-in longitude and Lattitude coordinates might be off.
Here is what the BLM says about Lee Trail:
0.25 miles one-way
Elevation drop 200 feet
Moderate to difficult
Primarily used as main take-out for Ute Mountain run; wildlife; fishing
Access: South of Sunshine Valley Road

Take-out info:
BLM Chiflo Trail:
0.5 miles one-way
Elevation drop 320 feet
Moderate
Shorter access to river

Bring your hiking shoes to boat this one.

The reaches of the Taos Box area are...
Ute Mountain (Class II),
Razors (Class III/IV),
Upper Box (Class V/V+),
Lower Box (Class III/IV),
Pilar (Class III/IV),
Otowi Bridge (Class III),
Red River (Class IV),
Rio Pueblo (Class V+), and
Rio Embudo (Class V+).

 

 

 

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New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham Vetoes Gila Diversion Funding

4/10/2019
Hattie Johnson

In her campaign, newly elected Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham laid out a plan to end work on the Gila River Diversion Project. This past Friday she took great strides towards that promise by vetoing $1.698M in New Mexico Unit funding requested by the Interstate Stream Commission for Gila diversion planning and design.

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1191017 08/10/05 n/a n/a
1198850 11/30/10 Matt Muir Fixed links.
1208101 07/15/17 Kestrel Kunz