Taos: Half-Day River Float Adventure


Enjoy a half-day adventure along the Rio Grande river that traverses the calm oxbows of Orilla Verde National Recreation Area in New Mexico. Explore scenic views, diverse ecosystems, swim and float.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 14 days in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    4 hour


  • Highlights
    • Relax as you float in the calm stretches of the Rio Grande River
    • Explore the magical wildlife and diverse ecosystems of the riverside
    • Get many opportunities to swim and paddle throught the tour stretch
    • Enjoy majestic views of the towering basalt cliffs visible through the canyon
    • Top off your adventure with a visit to the village of Pilar, New Mexico
  • Full description
    Explore the riverside habitat and ecosystem of Rio Grande on half-day trip in Taos that includes a visit to the village of Pilar, New mexico. Enjoy scenic views, swim, paddle and float in the river.
    Navigate through the Rio Grande River in a paddle boat or an oar-powered raft. Soak in the scenic views of towering basalt cliffs. Pass through high desert ecosystems and the lush riverside habitat. Spot and learn about the wildlife of the region. 
    Paddle through several rapids throughout the outing, between calm stretches perfect for floating and swimming. Complete your adventure with a village visit. 
  • Includes
    • Paddleboat
      Tour Guide
  • Exclude
    • Tips