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New Wave Rafting

Rio Arriba county, New Mexico whitewater outfitter

  Family Rafting Trips
Rio Chama
Rio Grande
Rio Pueblo
Rio Pueblo De Taos
San Juan River
Whitewater Rafting Trips
River Guides

The starting point is not too far from Taos. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. There arenít any hotels right nearby
    but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Since you're on this site you are probably
into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. The nature scenery of Rio Arriba County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Dixon here at New Wave Rafting. Interesting
geology is available here; Barrancos Blancos is close to New Wave Rafting. Going for a hike on the Medio Dia Trail is always a nice adventure, and nearby you come across the Sierra Mosca Trail which is a good hiking trail. At this river you will never have a bad time. Around New Wave Rafting you donít get a lot of rainfall. August is the month that gets the most rain; February is when it's the driest. Through the warmest time of the year, highs mostly are in the 80's at New Wave Rafting while overnight lows are typically in the 50's. During the winter the highs are mostly in the 40's while the cold winter nights at New Wave Rafting are in the 10's.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near New Wave Rafting.
 Whitewater Near New Wave Rafting:
Whitewater Outfitter - Known World Guide Service, Rio Arriba County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Rio Grande, Taos County, 9 miles away
      Class III - 5 miles long (Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant)
Rio Embudo, -blank- County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 5 miles long (Close to Rio Lucio to Highway 75)
Rio Ojo Caliente, Rio Arriba County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 28 miles long (La Madera to confluence with Rio Chama)
Rio Pueblo, Taos County, 12 miles away
      Class -blank- - 15 miles long (Rio Lucio to Confluence Rio Grande)
Rio Santa Cruz, Santa Fe County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Cundiyo to Santa Cruz Reservoir)
Rio Pueblo de Taos, -blank- County, 20 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.5 miles long (to Taos Junction Bridge)
Rio Grande, Taos County, 23 miles away
      Class III-IV - 14 miles long (John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Los Rios River Runners, Taos County, 24 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Rio Grande, Sandoval County, 24 miles away
      Class III - 24 miles long (Otowi Bridge to Cochiti Reservoir)
 Ski Areas Near New Wave Rafting:
Ski Santa Fe, New Mexico , 25 miles away, 1725 foot drop, 7 lifts, 69 runs
Sipapu, New Mexico , 26 miles away, 1055 foot drop, 4 lifts, 31 runs
Pajarito Mountain, New Mexico , 37 miles away, 1410 foot drop, 7 lifts, 37 runs
Taos, New Mexico , 39 miles away, 2612 foot drop, 13 lifts, 110 runs
Red River, New Mexico , 45 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 7 lifts, 58 runs
Angel Fire, New Mexico , 46 miles away, 2077 foot drop, 7 lifts, 74 runs
Sandia Peak, New Mexico , 65 miles away, 1700 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Wolf Creek, Colorado , 93 miles away, 1604 foot drop, 7 lifts, 77 runs
 Hotels Near New Wave Rafting:
Santa Claran Hotel, Espanola , 16 miles away
Days Inn Espanola, Espanola , 16 miles away
Rodeway Inn Espanola, Espanola , 16 miles away
The Inn At The Delta, Espanola , 16 miles away
Cities Of Gold Casino Hotel, Santa Fe , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near New Wave Rafting:
Orilla Verde - Pilar, Penasco, 10 miles away
Orilla Verde - Rio Bravo, Penasco, 11 miles away
Orilla Verde - Arroyo Hondo, Penasco, 11 miles away
 Trails Near New Wave Rafting:
Sierra Mosca Trail, Santa Fe , 14 miles away
Medio Dia Trail, Santa Fe , 14 miles away
Rio Molino Trail, Santa Fe , 18 miles away
Lemitas Trail, Rio Arriba , 19 miles away
Rio Frijoles Trail, Santa Fe , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near New Wave Rafting:
Santa Fe National Historic Trail, Santa Fe - NM , 23 miles away
Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos - NM , 31 miles away
Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico , 23 miles away
Hyde Memorial State Park, New Mexico , 27 miles away
Carson National Forest, New Mexico , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near New Wave Rafting:
Black Mesa 1 Golf Course, Espanola , 17 miles away

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