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Announcements from Albuquerque Parks.

Youth Extreme Recreation: Can you handle it?

"Are you tough as nails? Would you rather sleep on a bed of pine needles than a mattress? Do you find video games pointless and shopping malls stupid? Do you march to the beat of your own drummer? Did you make the drum yourself? If so, you just might have what it takes to be a Swanson." - (NBC)Parks and Recreation Ron Swanson ad

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Rio Grande Vision State Park Project – Overview

The Rio Grande Vision State Park Project is about connecting Albuquerque’s citizens to the river while protecting the spectacular resource that flows through the heart of our community. Keeping the Bosque a vital, treasured habitat and destination requires full community support. The City of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department announced it will be working on trail improvements in the Rio Grande Valley State Park from Central to I40 on the east side of the river.

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October - December 2014: Volume 15, Issue 4

Tony Barron, Assistant Open Space Superintendent, started working for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department on November 15th, 1982. He will be retiring this fall. Here, Tony recounts some of his early experiences at the Open Space Division.

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(505) 768-5353