Rio Grande: Racecourse

The Racecourse is a half-day whitewater trip usually rated Class 3 and suitable for people 6 years old and over - though the water gets bigger and the minimum age goes up during the big spring runoff! Lots of moderately challenging rapids in a beautiful canyon with towering basalt and sandstone walls. The perfect family adventure.

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Latitude: 36.3682219 Longitude: -105.7543945 Elevation: 6824 ft
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Francisco Guevara

Typical Class of Water

Class 3, Class 4 in high water

Best Seasons for Experiencing


Access Points

From Taos or Santa Fe, contact Los Rios River Runners, (800) 544-1181,, or online at

ADA Accessibility Notes

The Racecourse is suitable for some people with disabilities. Please contact us for more information.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are not allowed on commercial trips. Pets on private trips should use a CFD.

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