Join the The Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Festival, May 10-12, 2013 in Pilar, NM hosted by the New Mexico River Outfitters Association (NMROA) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office. The whitewater festival is the inaugural event of the Rio Grande del Norte national monument www.raftnewmexico.org
Travel to Pilar for a thrilling weekend of kayak, SUP and raft races, Free Kayak & SUP Clinics and Demos with Four Corners River Sports Paddle School, Fly Fishing with Trout Unlimited, National Migratory Bird Day at the Pilar Visitors Center, great music by Anthony Leon and the Chain
at Taos Mesa Brewery Saturday night, Après Race party on Sunday at Blue Heron Brewery and cutting edge speakers at The River Rendezvous, Friday, May 10. Keynote topic is Protecting Rivers in a Time of Water Shortage
with Rolf Schmidt-Peterson, Rio Grande Bureau Chief, Interstate Stream Commission & Steve Harris, founder, Rio Grande Restoration. Speakers also include Geologist, Paul Bauer, BLM Taos Field Office Recreation Director, John Bailey & Exec. Director, Brian Shields, Amigos Bravos: Because Water Matters and more. Win a Jackson Villan Creek Kayak
donated by Four Corners River Sports retail value $1,000. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. Purchase on-line at www.raftnewmexico.org
Free Festival Camping at designated campsites in Orilla Verde Recreation Area. Sign in at Rio Bravo Campground.
See you on the River!