• Santa Elena Canyon

    Rio Grande

    Wild & Scenic River Texas

Local Outfitters, Guides, and Shuttle Services

Santa Elena Canyon Rockslide
Santa Elena Canyon Rockslide
NPS Photo/Big Bend National Park

The businesses listed below provide a wide variety of services, including shuttles, equipment rental, and guided trips. Please contact these businesses individually for more information:

Big Bend River Tours 800-545-4240
Desert Sports 888-989-6900
Far Flung Outdoor Center 800-839-7238

This listing of local outfitters and shuttle providers is a service to our visitors and implies no endorsement by the National Park Service, Big Bend National Park, or the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River.

Did You Know?

Ladybird and party rafting the Rio Grande, 1966

In advance of Lady Bird Johnson's visit to Big Bend in 1966, the International Boundary and Water Commission released water from the Elephant Butte dam in New Mexico to ensure that the flow of the Rio Grande was sufficent to allow the first lady to complete a raft trip through Mariscal Canyon. More...