Construction of the playwave and fish habitat structures has begun! Stop by the fishing dock to check out the progress. the boat ramp is closed to the public during this time. (11/13/19)
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.
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Construction of the coffer damn, which began on November 13, 2019.
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Construction of the instream infrastructure, including playwave and fish habitat, has begun! Pictured below is the forming of the coffer damn, which allows workers and machinery to access the river. 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
Town of Del Norte
Del Norte Trails Organization
Upper Rio Grande Economic Development
Rio Grande Headwaters Restoration Project
Three Barrel Brewing
University of Colorado
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
and Community Donors!
Del Norte Riverfront Project