Things To Do
The spectacular river canyons, the primitive character of the Rio Grande, and its international flavor provide a stimulating environment for a high quality recreational and scenic experience. The Rio Grande is a free-flowing river with a sufficient volume of water during normal years to permit full enjoyment of river recreational activities.Imagine drifting down the Rio Grande through sheer walls of limestone, with the occasional sound of your paddle dipping in the water and the song of a canyon wren as your only acoustic accompaniments. A river trip through the spectacular canyons of the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River offers this type of wilderness escape.
Planning a Float Trip
Floating the Lower Canyons
A five to ten day float trip through the Lower Canyons offers a true wilderness experience. more...
Did You Know?
The river canyons that are a part of the Wild & Scenic River (Mariscal, Boquillas, and the Lower Canyons) receive only a small number of floaters each year, due to length & isolated locations. Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park is the focus of much of the river activity on the Rio Grande. More...