Taos is a town in northern New Mexico’s high desert, bounded by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. It’s known for historic adobe buildings such as Taos Pueblo, a multistory adobe complex inhabited by Native Americans for centuries. A longtime artist colony, Taos also offers many galleries and museums showcasing regional artwork. Drawn by clean air and mythical light, visitors come to experience rich spiritual traditions, fine art and the raw, natural beauty of the High Desert. They come to Taos for creative inspiration and the abundant outdoor recreation. Looking for a low key place to stay in the foothills of Northern New Mexico’s highest peaks? Taos is a wonderful destination for the entire family with many lodging options as well as the jump off point to an immense amount of outdoor recreation and cultural history.
New Mexico River Adventures is proud to be part of this vibrant community, and to offer the following outdoor adventures to help make your Taos experience truly memorable. Come immerse yourself in the land of enchantment.
Rio Grande Gorge Full Day
Taos Box Full Day
Rio Chama 3 Day
24 Hours On The Rio Grande
Classic Taos Box Overnight
Rio Chama 2 Day Rafting Trip
Half Day SUP
Rock Climbing with New Mexico River Adventures
La Junta Rafting and Kayaking
Orilla Verde Float
Rio Chama Full Day
A Cultural History Of The Rio Chama With Dr. Tim Maxwell
Beers and Cheers on the Chama with Santa Fe Brewing Co.
Rio Chama Gourmet Wine Pairing with Chef Rocky Durham and Vivac Winery
Our Original Specialty Trip and longest running. This trip has been life changing for some and always the thrill of the season for most guides. Our good friends at Vivac Winery and the very funny and talented Chef Rocky Durham combine their talents to provide and amazing trip in one of the Southwest's most pristine and beautiful canyons. Each night we will experience a gourmet 4-course meal prepared by Celebrity Chef Rocky Durham of Santa Fe. The dinners will be paired with the award winning wines of Vivac Winery, New Mexico's most acclaimed vintner. This trip usually has a waiting list so please don't wait to reserve your spot for this years trip.
Rio Chama Music Trip with Boris McCutcheon!
Rio Chama SUP 2 Day
Rio Chama SUP 3 Day
Whitewater and Wine Tasting Day Trip
Sunset Gourmet Float
Rio Chama Live Well Retreat
2 Day Beginner Whitewater Kayak Instruction
Private or Custom Whitewater Kayak Instruction
Ultimate Whitewater 2-Day
ACA L1-4 Whitewater Kayak Instructor Certification Workshop
ACA Level 2-4 Swiftwater Rescue Instructor Certification Workshop
Whitewater River Guides School