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Dia del Rio

Join the Open Space Division and other local organizations for a variety of conservation projects that nurture and protect the Bosque and river, including trail work, re-vegetation, and trash clean up. There will be activities appropriate for all ages.

Annual Día del Río:  A Celebration of the Rio Grande

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Dia del Rio takes place on the third Saturday each year in October.

The location of the event changes each year depending on areas that need restoration work.

Check our calendar of events for details.

Activities During the Dia del Rio event include

  • A variety of conservation activities such as revegetation, trail work, and trash pickup.
  • There will be activities appropriate for all ages, from trail work to trash pickup.

At the end of the event, make sure to stick around for a fabulous prize drawing!

Other ways to help on Dia del Rio

Organize your own bosque cleanup

Do you live near the bosque? Or do you have a favorite area near the river? Organize your own clean up the day of the event. Open Space will provide trash bags and haul off the collected trash.

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If you would like to become a volunteer you may sign up using the City of Albuquerque's volunteer website.

Dia del Rio Highlights!

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