Town of Del Norte
Del Norte Trails Organization
Upper Rio Grande Economic Development
Rio Grande Headwaters Restoration Project
Three Barrel Brewing
University of Colorado
Construction of the playwave has finished, and the river is now flipped to construct additional fish habitat. the boat ramp is still closed to the public during this time. (1/3/20)
The purpose of the Del Norte Riverfront Project is to improve recreation opportunities and access and the ecological condition of the riparian areas for fish and wildlife habitat on the Rio Grande near North Park in Del Norte. The Del Norte Riverfront Project will, most importantly, create connectivity between the communities and visitors of the San Luis Valley and the river that sustains it.
Great Outdoors Colorado Colorado Water Conservation Board Rio Grande County
Gates Family Foundation
Laura Jane Musser Fund
San Luis Valley Conservation and Connection Initiative
Colorado Water Conservation Board
New Belgium Brewing
Del Norte Bank
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Del Norte Riverfront Project
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Construction of the grouted rock playwave, which began in November, 2019.
News and Events
Construction of the instream infrastructure elements began in mid-November. Pictured below is the construction of the grouted rock playwave. Next, fish habitat improvements will be made near the boat dock. The Town of Del Norte and Robins Construction completed the boat ramp, access road, and parking lot last winter. Planned for spring 2020 is an ADA accessible picnic area, pedestrian river access, riparian restoration, and educational signage.
623 Fourth St
Alamosa, CO 81101
Project Contact -- Emma Reesor