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  Lake, River, or Waterfall

Animas River Walk

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This bosque is lush with old cottonwoods, wild roses, and Russian olive. With 5.5 miles of trail along the Animas River from Berg Park on the west to Animas Park on the east, it is a beautiful area for hiking, biking, running, rafting/canoeing/kayaking, horseback riding, photography, fishing, and bird watching. Several annual events are held along its banks, including Riverfest in May, Ren Faire in September, and River Glow in December. It includes the All Veterans Memorial Park and several instalations of public art.

Recreational Opportunities

There is a nature center for learning more about the plants and animals of the area, and hiking, biking, running, rafting/canoeing/kayaking, horseback riding, photography, fishing, and bird watching are popular actvities.

Seasons Accessible

Open all year.

Fees: Free

 ADA Accessibility Notes

Many of the trails are cobbled, but even the dirt trails are maintained and are relatively flat.

 Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs on leashes allowed; waste desposal aids provided.

For More Information, Contact:

River Reach Foundation

http://www.riverreachfoundation.com/main.htm
PO Box 2056, Farmington, NM 87401

 

Gwen & Charles Clouthier wrote on June 14, 2012: An asset to our community; definitely one of Farmington's "Jewels"!

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Latitude: 36.733450100
Longitude: -108.182287200
Elevation: 5316 FT (1620 M)
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