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Where to Meet

The maps found on this page are only for the Albuquerque, Chama, and Rio Grande meeting areas. For all other meeting locations please call 800-983-7756 or email us at info@newmexicoriveradventures.com for information.

Our physical address is 2217 Hwy 68, Embudo NM 87531
Please Note: Using your GPS will get you close to us, however, due to our rural location, it won’t usually lead you all the way to our headquarters so please follow the written directions below and call with any questions.

From Albuquerque

Albuquerque Map

Take Interstate-25 North from Albuquerque towards Santa Fe. Exit on the 599 Santa Fe Relief Route heading north towards Espanola and Taos.

Take US HWY 285 north toward Espanola. In the Town of Espanola (Approx 20 miles north from Santa Fe) Rio Grande trips continue forward following the signs towards TAOS on NM HWY 68. Do not make any turns in Espanola (HWY 285 turns off, FOLLOW SIGNS TO TAOS). Continue on NM HWY 68 towards Taos. You will pass Lowes, Walmart, and the Ohkay Owingeh Casino. Our Headquarters is located 25 min. north of Espanola, on the south side of the HWY, just past mile marker 22 in the Village of Rinconada. Look for a blue and yellow sign with a yellow kayak attached to it on the right side of the highway. The sign reads, ‘RAFTING, KAYAKING and PADDLE BOARDING’

Rio Grande Trips

Rio Grande Trips

Directions:

Take Interstate-25 North from Albuquerque towards Santa Fe. Exit on the 599 Santa Fe Relief Route heading north towards Espanola and Taos.

Take US HWY 285 north toward Espanola. In the Town of Espanola (Approx 20 miles north from Santa Fe) Rio Grande trips continue forward following the signs towards TAOS on NM HWY 68. Do not make any turns in Espanola (HWY 285 turns off, FOLLOW SIGNS TO TAOS). Continue on NM HWY 68 towards Taos. You will pass Lowes, Walmart, and the Ohkay Owingeh Casino. Our Headquarters is located 25 min. north of Espanola, on the south side of the HWY, just past mile marker 22 in the Village of Rinconada. Look for a blue and yellow sign with a yellow kayak attached to it on the right side of the highway. The sign reads, ‘RAFTING, KAYAKING and PADDLE BOARDING’

From Taos (30 minutes from Plaza):

Take NM HWY 68 south (Paseo del Pueblo Sur) 18 miles south of Taos toward Santa Fe (Do Not go to the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge!). You will pass the Rio Grande Gorge Visitors Center and follow the river through the canyon. Just past the county line you will enter the Village of Rinconada. We are located on the south (left) side of the road between mile markers 23 and 22 (mile markers are descending).  Look for a blue and yellow sign with a yellow kayak attached to it on the right side of the highway.  The sign reads, ‘RAFTING, KAYAKING and PADDLE BOARDING’

From Santa Fe:

Take US HWY 285 north (St. Francis drive) to Espanola. In the Town of Espanola (Approx 20 miles north from Santa Fe) Rio Grande trips continue forward following the signs towards TAOS on NM HWY 68. Do not make any turns in Espanola (HWY 285 turns off, FOLLOW SIGNS TO TAOS). Continue on NM HWY 68 towards Taos. You will pass Lowes, Walmart, and the Ohkay Owingeh Casino. Our Headquarters is located 25 min. north of Espanola, on the south side of the HWY, just past mile marker 22 in the Village of Rinconada. Look for a blue and yellow sign with a yellow kayak attached to it on the right side of the highway. The sign reads, ‘RAFTING, KAYAKING and PADDLE BOARDING’

Time to Drive:

It is approx. 22 miles to Espanola and another 20-30 miles to the meeting points. It takes approx. 1 hr to get to river in AM. It takes approx. 1.25 hrs to get to river in PM.

Rio Chama Trips

Rio Chama Trips

To arrive at Bode’s General Store will take you approx. 1hr + North out of Santa Fe on HWY 84/285.

Directions: It should only take 25 mins to arrive in Espanola from Santa Fe. Make the left turn in Espanola continuing on HWY 84/285. Continue on HWY 84/285 and do not turn right onto HWY 285 as it splits off 84. Abiquiu is another 15 miles further up Hwy 84 New Mexico River Adventures.

NOTE: You are welcome to meet at our Headquarters for your Rio Chama trip. If you would like to meet at our headquarters for your Rio Chama trip, please contact us for more details and meeting times.