How to get there...Finding my way to the west side of the river was much easier than expected--I walked. On the east side of the Rio Grande, there is parking
at the end of Gabaldon Place, in the north-of-Old Town Duranes neighborhood. From there, numerous easy walking/bike paths connect to the Rio Grande Valley State Park;
you can walk up or down the river on the east side, or use the red-steel pedestrian bridge that runs alongside Interstate 40, to cross the river, above.
Once across the river, you're at the West Cliffs, an area that stretches from the rio, further west to Coors Blvd. There are five major--& very diverse--neighborhoods
there: West Bluff, Grande Heights, Vista Grande, Oxbow Bluff & Oxbow North. The housing stock is a diverse mix of apartments, townhomes, small
residences, & numerous grande properties that you can see from across the river. Homes with magnificent views along the cliffs come in all shapes,
sizes & price-points.
Views from the historic westside community of La Luz del Oeste are often mesmerizing & forever changing. Sitting on five acres of gardens & greenspaces & touching 40+ acres of forever open space along the Rio Grande Bosque, La Luz is home to 96 adobe townhomes, generally in pods of four, nestled along a hillside. Read More