All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Rio Grand del Norte National Monument</b><br>
Rio Grand del Norte National Monument
Rio Grand del Norte was set aside as a National Monument in 2013. It protects the beautiful canyon and surrounding lands, including this section of the Rio Grande river. It offers nice hiking, wildflowers, animal sightings, petroglyphs, and river rafting opportunities.