Rio Grande ARTway Update

2 new parks forging ahead!

The Rio Grande ARTway is a Creative Placemaking Project that inspires community and stewardship. It is a linear park and visual stimulus through the one mile stretch of trail that runs through Carbondale. Two parks are in the process now, DeRail Park located at Hwy 133 and trail and The Latino Folk Art Garden at 8th Street and trail. The creation and upkeep of these special places lies in the community. YOU are the ones who will make these spaces happen. Please join in any of our projects or just stop and pull some weeds when recreating!

Upcoming ways to get involved:
  • DeRail Park Railroad History Artifacts: Coming in August
  • The Rio Grande ARTway ARCHWAY: Coming in October
  • Mosaic table & Benches Community Art Days: Thursdays 2-4pm & Saturdays 10am-noon at 289 Sopris Avenue in Carbondale.  Sign up at
  • Botanical Gardens & ARTway Celebration: Sunday, August 19th 2-4

The ARTway is a project of Carbondale Arts, the Carbondale Creative District and RFTA. Stay tuned for future stewardship days and calls for art installations at