This Stunning New Mexico Park Was Once a Dump But Now You Will Want to Visit Again and Again

In the early days of Silver City, stormwater runoff surged down Main Street and carved a big ditch. For years the ditch was used as a trash heap and sewer. In the 1970s, slated to be paved over for parking, the citizens decided they wanted to preserve the area. Today the “Big Ditch” is a beautiful greenway.

What do you think of this story? Do you know of other places in New Mexico that have gone from trash to treasure?

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