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NMRA has the most professional, safety conscious and knowledgable Guides in the region.  Let us show you why we are New Mexico's TOP RATED Rafting, Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding outfitter.  Don't delay, reserve your trip now.
Call us at 1.800.983.7756 Questions? Send us an email!  


2018 Spring Break Special

Add a day of rafting to your ski vacation!

With these warm temperatures, the river is calling your name!

Save 10% off These Popular Trips When You Book Before March 10th:


Rio Grande Gorge

Taos Box


Read what others have to say about New Mexico River Adventure's Rafting, Kayaking, and Stand Up Paddle Boarding Trips!

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Fajita Lunch!

Come enjoy our delicious fajita lunch on select trips. Any trip with the above badge features an amazing hot lunch of fajitas (and all the fixings) prepared by your guide!


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 boarding the local rivers and lakes with the region’s 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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Why New Mexico River Adventures

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.
  • See what others have to say.

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
  • Fresh, Hot Fajita lunch on all full day rafting trips
  • Riverside snack at a great swimming spot mid-trip
  • ACA certified Stand Up Paddle Boarding instructor
  • Fajitas by NMRA before or after your trip at our headquarters
  • One of New Mexico’s Finest Breweries Located Directly across the Street



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.  Designated ‘Wild and Scenic’® by Congress in 1988, offers the perfect family weekend, with something for everyone, paddling, trout fishing, hiking, exploring dinosaur tracks, simply relaxing in the shade, or stretching out in the warm sun our reservation staff about our 3 Day Rio Chama trip most popular among our returning guests!

Looking Forward to 2018

We are expecting another winter full of favorable weather patterns here in the southwest that will leave us with a considerable amount of snow in the mountains and substantial runoff in the spring and summer.  The Rio Grande and Rio Chama both have amazing trips waiting for you and your group.  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!  We have the #1 Rated Adventures in New Mexico!

Exciting Trips for 2018!!

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 three day trip on the Rio Chama, we have just the adventure for you! Our Stand Up Paddle Boarding program has become very popular as we are the only company in the state with professional and certified Paddleboard instructors and we look forward to sharing the fun new sport with you. Also, don’t forget about our Specialty trips on the Rio Chama.  Our Gourmet trip is always a hit and we also offer a beer lovers trip with Bosque Brewery as well as our annual Archeology Trip.  Call for more details!

Fresh Fajitas on the Patio at NMRA!

New Mexico River Adventures is excited to invite larger groups to add on our famous Chicken and Veggie Fajita Lunch either before or after your adventure with us right here at our headquarters! We are offering Fresh and Hot Fajitas with tender chicken, sauteed veggies, black beans, red chile rice, our own special fajita sauce, fresh fruit, cold drinks and dessert at $10 per person. 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!