"People from all over the world are drawn to recreate on this beautiful iconic stretch of the Rio Grande and its tributaries," said Cisco Guevera, owner of Los Rio River Runners, the oldest river rafting company in New Mexico. "This portion of the Rio Grande is one of the most popular recreational areas in the state of New Mexico. These Outstanding Waters designations benefit present and future generations, reinforce our local tourism economy and honor these extraordinary waters by protecting our water.”

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