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Big River Raft Trips

Taos county, New Mexico whitewater outfitter

  Day Trips
Big River
Rio Grande
Whitewater Rafting Trips

The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in New Mexico are often easier than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Taos. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general
    area you'll find lots of paddling places. If you'll be staying in a hotel you're in luck, lodging is available very near the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The nature
scenery of New Mexico and the cool fresh water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people.

Briefly about the general area:
There's good hiking along the Devisadero Peak Loop Trail, and the great folks of Taos Ski Valley like to hang out
nearby. There's no such thing as a bad day of skiing at nearby Taos. The Simpson Memorial Trail offers hiking at its best. Big River Raft Trips gets very little rain. Of all the months in a year August is the one with the most rain; January is the month with the least moisture. Summer brings highs in the 80's to Big River Raft Trips. Summer nighttime lows sink down to the 40's. For the period of the wintertime highs are usually in the 30's, and winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Big River Raft Trips.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Big River Raft Trips.
 Whitewater Near Big River Raft Trips:
Whitewater Outfitter - Los Rios River Runners, Taos County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Far FLUNG Adventures, Taos County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Rio Pueblo de Taos, -blank- County, 7 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.5 miles long (to Taos Junction Bridge)
Rio Grande, Taos County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 14 miles long (John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge)
Rio Grande, Taos/Rio Arriba County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 8 miles long (Red River confluence to John Dunn Bridge)
Red River, -blank- County, 16 miles away
      Class IV+ - 14 miles long (Highway 515 to Dunn Bridge)
Rio Grande, Taos County, 17 miles away
      Class III - 5 miles long (Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant)
Rio Pueblo, Taos County, 18 miles away
      Class -blank- - 15 miles long (Rio Lucio to Confluence Rio Grande)
Rio Embudo, -blank- County, 18 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 5 miles long (Close to Rio Lucio to Highway 75)
Rio Grande, Taos/Rio Arriba County, 20 miles away
      Class V - 6 miles long (Chiflo Campground to Little Arsenic Trail)
 Ski Areas Near Big River Raft Trips:
Taos, New Mexico , 14 miles away, 2612 foot drop, 13 lifts, 110 runs
Sipapu, New Mexico , 14 miles away, 1055 foot drop, 4 lifts, 31 runs
Red River, New Mexico , 20 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 7 lifts, 58 runs
Angel Fire, New Mexico , 21 miles away, 2077 foot drop, 7 lifts, 74 runs
Ski Santa Fe, New Mexico , 37 miles away, 1725 foot drop, 7 lifts, 69 runs
Pajarito Mountain, New Mexico , 63 miles away, 1410 foot drop, 7 lifts, 37 runs
Sandia Peak, New Mexico , 88 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
 Hotels Near Big River Raft Trips:
Hotel La Fonda De Taos, Taos , 0 miles away
American Artists Gallery House, Taos , 0 miles away
Taos Country Inn, Taos , 0 miles away
Dreamcatcher B B, Taos , 0 miles away
The Historic Taos Inn, Taos , 0 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Big River Raft Trips:
Snowmansion Hostel, Taos, 1 miles away
Duran - Carson National Forest, Taos, 1 miles away
Monte Bello RV Park, El Prado, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Big River Raft Trips:
Devisadero Peak Loop Trail, Taos , 2 miles away
Simpson Memorial Trail, Taos , 8 miles away
Kit Carson Trail, Taos , 10 miles away
North End Trail, Taos , 12 miles away
Burnt Ridge Trail, Taos , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Big River Raft Trips:
Santa Fe National Historic Trail, Santa Fe - NM , 44 miles away
Fort Union National Monument, Watrous - NM , 45 miles away
Cimarron Canyon State Park, New Mexico , 27 miles away
Coyote Creek State Park, New Mexico , 27 miles away
Morphy Lake State Park, New Mexico , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Big River Raft Trips:
Taos Country Club, Ranchos De Taos , 6 miles away
Valle Escondido Golf Course, Taos , 14 miles away
Angel Fire Country Club, Angel Fire , 20 miles away
 Lakes Near Big River Raft Trips
Talpa Reservoir, Taos , 3 miles away

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