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November 2020 Newsletter

November 2020 Newsletter

Ripples The Official Newsletter of the River Reach Foundation  November 2020  Who we are and what we do... Join us on our journey! The River Reach Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization composed of enthusiastic boaters, floaters, joggers, bikers,...

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Outdoor Economics Conference

The Outdoor Economics Conference, created by Outdoor New Mexico, is coming to the northwest corner of the state from September 29 – October 1.  The conference will highlight successful economic development efforts within the outside of New Mexico that are connected to protected lands and bring together leaders interested in developing and enhancing opportunities to grow our outdoor recreation economy.  More Details




Join us at Berg Park from 6pm to 8pm on Friday, December 3 for the 2021 Riverglo event hosted by the River Reach Foundation.  Music venues composed of local carolers and a live nativity scene transform the Animas River trail that is lined by luminarias between Archway Court and the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel.  Santa, the Grinch, the lighted Christmas tree, sales of hot chocolate, popcorn, and holiday LED trinkets are located on the River Reach Terrace.  More Details

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Latest Projects & Other News

River of Fountains

River of Fountains

The River of Fountains is a large interactive spray pad, located at Berg Park and is available to the public at no cost.  Click the image below to see its location on Google Maps.More Enhancement ProjectsPROTECTPROMOTEENHANCEGET INVOLVEDfacebookRiver Reach Foundation ...

Rocky Reach Rapids

Rocky Reach Rapids

In February of 2012 the City of Farmington and the River Reach Foundation worked together to repair the Rocky Reach Rapid. The purpose of the structure was to ensure irrigation flow to Willett’s Ditch and create a hydraulic wave feature for kayakers and boaters. The...

Eagle Scout Tree Planting

Eagle Scout Tree Planting

Fifty cottonwood trees were transplanted from Farmington Lake to Berg Park as a project for the Eagle Scouts.More Enhancement ProjectsPROTECTPROMOTEENHANCEGET INVOLVEDfacebookRiver Reach Foundation  ·  P.O. Box 2056  ·  Farmington, NM 87499-2056  ·  505.716.4405  · ...

Previous Land Grants & Easements

Previous Land Grants & Easements

The areas known today as Animas, Berg, and Boyd Parks would not be the recreational asset to the community it is today if not for the land grants and easements from the following families. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Walter and Winifred Berg — 12.66 acres — 1966...