River Mileages & Estimated Days Required
The charts below provide basic distance and estimated time for float trips on the Rio Grande. These calculations are estimates only. The feasibility of a particular trip varies with the season and river level. Always check current conditions before planning your float trip.
Did You Know?
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...