Taos News: Act proposes Ute, San Antonio wildernesses near Taos

The Río Grande del Norte may have been designated a national monument this spring, but congressional efforts to create wilderness areas around Ute Mountain and the Río San Antonio continue.

Earlier legislation to create a Río Grande del Norte Conservation Area around the Río Grande Gorge also contained language that would have established a 13,420-acre “Cerro del Yuta Wilderness” around Ute Mountain in Taos County and an 8,000-acre “Río San Antonio Wilderness” in Río Arriba County.

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