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New Mexico River Adventures

White Water Rafting New Mexico

White water rafting in Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico, as well as other exciting water sports, are offered by New Mexico River Adventures. Whether you’re looking for a wild whitewater run through the Class IV rapids of the world famous Taos Box or a scenic float through the azure canyon of the Rio Chama, New Mexico River Adventures has a river trip for you and your family or group.

Whitewater raft trips and Scenic river travel are our specialty but we also offer activities in other outdoor pursuits, such as New Mexico Kayaking with world class instructors, stand up paddle board the local rivers and lakes with the regions only ACA certified guide, or wilderness travel in the high alpine country with seasoned professionals New Mexico River Adventures can offer you a wide variety of River and land based activities.

Check out this web site (we're very proud of its design) and give us a call (800-983-7756) to set up a spectacular river trip, land based activity or custom combination adventure you will remember for a lifetime.

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Rafting In Santa Fe & Taos, New Mexico

Your Most Memorable and Fun Rafting Experience Starts With Us.

  • Cuisine - Bobby Flay went with NMRA.
    Our fantastic food may be the best you've ever had on any outdoor adventure.
  • Our Enthusiastic and Skilled Guides - Travel with us and you will be traveling with experienced, fun guides that are not only great cooks but also really know each river's history, geography, and unique plant and animal life.
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We are the only river company in the region to offer all of the following:

  • Private, Secure Parking
  • Full Service Retail/Souvenir Shop
  • Private Changing Rooms
  • Clean, Nice Bathrooms
  • Photos from your trip up on our viewing screen when you return from the river
  • Riverside snack at a great swimming spot mid-trip
  • ACA certified Stand Up Paddle Boarding instructor
  • Barbeques by NMRA before or after your trip at our headquarters
  • One of New Mexico's Finest Breweries Located Directly across the Street

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Looking forward to 2015!

We are hoping for an El Nino weather pattern here in the southwest that will dump considerable snow in the mountains and lead to substantial runoff in the 2015 spring and early summer. It is never too early to start planning your trip with New Mexico River Adventures! Give us a call or send an email with any questions. We look forward to seeing you on the river, whether you want to go rafting in Santa Fe or Taos, New Mexico!

Exciting Trips for 2015!!

NMRA is looking forward to sharing our love of white water rafting in New Mexico with you this summer! Whether you join us for a half day trip down the Racecourse or a thee days on the Rio Chama, we have just the trip for you! Our Stand Up Paddle Boarding program has become very popular and we look forward to sharing the fun new sport with many of you this summer. Also check out our newest offering...Rock Climbing! This is a wonderful introduction the world of rock climbing and rappelling. This is a half day trip and is best when combined with our Racecourse half day rafting trip to make one spectacular, fun filled adventure!

Backyard BBQ at NMRA!

New Mexico River Adventures is excited to invite all of our guests to add on a BBQ either before or after your adventure with us right here at our headquarters! We are offering hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, fresh melon, cold drinks and dessert at $10 for adults and $8 for kids. You can also feel free to grab a growler from our neighbors at Blue Heron Brewing to enjoy with your meal. Call our office to add this on to your trip! Don't wait to book your trip- whether you are wanting to go kayaking, paddle boarding, or white water rafting in Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico, we're ready for you!

It's Time To Explore the Rio Chama

New Mexico River Adventures is proud to announce that we have more access to the world-class Rio Chama rafting trip than any other outfitter in New Mexico. What this means for you is that there are more trip dates and options for you to explore this amazing wilderness rafting trip. Ask our reservation staff about our 3 Day Rio Chama trip most popular among our returning guests!