Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting

2 Flipped Out at Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting Race Course Big Rock

Quick action by professional river guide quickly retrieved 2 rafters flipped overboard at Big Rock! Class I to Class III rapids (easy to moderately challenging) with names like: Big Rock, the Narrows, and Souse Hole. We’ll serve refreshments and snacks at the end of the trip and then return you to your vehicle and dry […]

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Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting Race Course Big Rock

Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting Big Rock Section Race Course

Class I to Class III rapids (easy to moderately challenging) with names like: Big Rock, the Narrows, and Souse Hole. We’ll serve refreshments and snacks at the end of the trip and then return you to your vehicle and dry clothes! March through June are typically high water months. The Race Course flows all summer […]

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Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting Race Course Big Rock

Big Rock Race Course Whitewater Rafting Rio Grande Gorge

The gorge has Class II to Class V white water rapids that are managed for recreation by The U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The BLM maintains two developed recreation areas along the river that include hiking, biking and other recreational opportunities. In New Mexico, The Rio Grande has two main sections for rafting near Taos: […]

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Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting at Orilla Verde National Recreation Area

Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting at Orilla Verde National Recreation Area

March through June are typically high water months. The Race Course flows all summer long with the waves becoming technical maneuvers, around boulders, over drops and through tight squeezes. It’s great family fun on a hot summer day rafting the cool waters of the Rio Grande. This Rio Grande rafting trip traverses the calm oxbows […]

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Rio Grande Gorge - Taos Junction

Rio Grande Gorge – Taos Junction

Approximately 15 miles south of Taos, New Mexico the Taos Junction is the nexus of the Rio Pueblo de Taos and Rio Grande. The Rio Grande Gorge Visitor’s Center is located in Pilar, NM, at the intersection of NM 570 and NM 68 the Visitor Center provides information about the recreation experiences to be had […]

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Galesteo Basin Preserve Cottonwood Trailhead

Galesteo Basin Preserve Cottonwood Trailhead Wash

Galesteo Basin Preserve Over the past 15 years, Galesteo Basin Preserve Commonweal Conservancy has constructed the largest publicly-accessible, privately-owned trail network in the American Southwest. The GBP trails gracefully traverse the savannah grasslands, sandstone ridge lines and arroyos of an iconic landscape in northern New Mexico. With support from donors to the $1.4M Stewardship. Campaign, […]

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Galesteo Basin Preserve Cottonwood Trailhead

Hiking Galesteo Basin Preserve Cottonwood Trailhead

Galesteo Basin Preserve Cottonwood Trailhead The Galisteo Basin Preserve is a conservation-based community development located 14 miles south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Embracing nearly 10,000 acres of sculpted arroyos, craggy sandstone formations and vast savannah grasslands, the preserve is place of refuge and sustenance for wildlife and people. With more than 28 miles of […]

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Santa Fe Rail Trail

Hiking Santa Fe Rail Trail 9 Mile Rd Trailhead

The Santa Fe Rail-Trail offers a flat, if jolty, journey. It’s paved and accessible between the Railyard and Rabbit Road. Beyond that it’s unimproved. A few steep climbs, arroyos (dried creek beds) from rain run-off cutting gulches across the surface and “goathead” sandspurs lurking in the soil produce plenty of hang-on-to-your-britches moments. Some stretches, like […]

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