Things To Do

Kayaking in the Rio Grande

NPS Photo/Cookie Ballou

Santa Elena Canyon

Planning a Float Trip
If you have the time and a spirit of adventure, you may want to consider a river trip. Seeing the park's canyons from the middle of the Rio Grande can be an incredible experience. more...

Boquillas Canyon Overlook
Floating Boquillas Canyon

For visitors with less experience, a relaxing two to four day river trip through Boquillas Canyon is a great choice. more...

Tule Canyon

Floating the Lower Canyons

A five to ten day float trip through the Lower Canyons offers a true wilderness experience. more...

Tight Squeeze
Floating Mariscal Canyon

Mariscal Canyon is the shortest canyon in the park, only 10 miles long, with varied scenery and stunning limestone cliffs rising up to 1,400 feet. more...

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River
c/o Big Bend National Park
PO Box 129

Big Bend National Park, TX 79834


(432) 477-2251

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