From time to time Coronado Historic Site gets visitors from the river, and today about ten kayaks calmly floated by the ruins of Kuaua. River travel can be a great way to see the many creatures that inhabit this part of New Mexico. CLICK HERE to see information on the different types of plants and animals that are native to the area. The river is currently higher than normal due to a recent release of the Cochiti reservoir. CLICK HERE to learn more about Cochiti dam and reservoir.