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The Middle Rio Grande valley has developed into an outdoor playground unsurpassed in the region.

Hiking, biking, kayaking, rafting and picnicking are just a few of the outdoor activities that all can enjoy within the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District.

Please explore the wonders the valley has to offer, but remember to enjoy responsibly, respect nature, and your neighbors.

Latest News

El Vado Dam Update

For Release: May 14, 2024  Contact: Albuquerque Area Office Public Affairs Specialist Pacifica Casares-Chehy,   Construction on hold at El Vado Dam ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – During the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District regular board meeting this...

Spring Runoff Preparations & Warnings

MRGCD Water Officials Warn of Heavier River Flows, Fire Danger Preparations underway for increase in water, higher temperatures  When temperatures increase, snow melts and the spring runoff approaches. Officials at the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District are...