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Notice the bosque trees changing color and the birds in the water of the bosque, The bosque is the name for the trees along the banks and in the flood plains of the Rio Grande.
A few of the hundreds of "tent rocks" seen from the trails at nearby Katcha Katuwe National Monument.
Nearby Cochiti Lake Recreation Area has hundreds of picnic tables and campsites as well as fishing, boating, and swimming.
The nearby Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is always fun. Many go up on the dam road to see the mass ascension.
According to Wikipedia, the Cochiti Dam is the 23rd largest dam in the world and one of the ten largest earthen dams in the United States. Cochiti dam was a US Army Corps of Engineers project for flood and sediment control on the Rio Grande.
Assembly members (Valley, Guy, Plaza, Stansell, Riker) in front of Big Red, the latest fire truck addition.
The town is on Cochiti Reservation land. The Pueblo de Cochiti is nearby and is a wonderful place to visit.
Tom Kauley took this winter photograph of our local buffalo. They are frequently in one of the Rio Grande bosque pastures.
The cottonwoods in the Rio Grande bosque are particularly beautiful in the fall. Notice the rainbow as well.