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Big River Raft Trips

13 Camino Del Rio Grande, Rio Grande Visitor's Center parking lot, Pilar, NM 87571
+1 575-758-9711
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The Racecourse South of Taos

Great company and Staff. Very safety conscious with experienced boatmen. With the river running... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rsdeac
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Tempe, Arizona
Major WAHOO!!!

Hubby, GrandGirls & I had an amazing half-day experience with Big River Rafting!!! While the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sgross2017
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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Big River Raft Trips offers whitewater river trips on the Rio Grande in Northern New Mexico. A class three section called the Racecourse. around 6 miles long. with fun and excitement for the whole family. we take 6 year old and up. places for swimming and a jump rock too!~ Wahoo!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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13 Camino Del Rio Grande, Rio Grande Visitor's Center parking lot, Pilar, NM 87571
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+1 575-758-9711
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great company and Staff. Very safety conscious with experienced boatmen. With the river running about 1500 cfs it's a fun quick 6 mile run.

Thank rsdeac
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hubby, GrandGirls & I had an amazing half-day experience with Big River Rafting!!! While the rafting was sooo much fun & very exciting, Billy was just the total package!! His instructions prior to rafting were informative, his knowledge of the history of the area was...More

Thank sgross2017
Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks a lot you guys. We are so glad you enjoyed the ride. Remember to come back next year! And try an all day with picnic lunch? at the infamous Pilar Yacht Club wahoo!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Billy did an amazing job on our raft trip yesterday. We are visiting from out of town and he was very knowledgeable, funny and we had a great time on the river. We highly recommend using Big River Raft Trips if you are in New...More

Thank bjd79c
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Our group of 3 couples went rafting Mother's Day weekend while we were camping in Taos. I made our initial request through email a couple weeks before the trip and the same day Billy called me to walk through our reservation and help me make...More

1  Thank _alexa_alejo520
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I'm not gonna lie I was a little nervous, especially since my friends said we want to very fast!! The coolest thing is when you meet Billy, you feel in good hands. Spring is highest water and beat rafting! Billy truly loves what he does...More

Thank Spallen72
Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you, glad you had a great time! Hope to see you guys in two weeks for some seriously high water Wahoo!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We also had scheduling problems with this outfitter also. Showed up at noon as scheduled, but guides were waiting for us all morning. No cell service at the meeting point. Fortunately, we were able to raft, but the next group could not... We were also...More

Thank Tourist930
Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Yes and i am sorry about that. I left town for a week and then we had a scheduling problem. i will review your ticket price and refund any moneys owed. i would also like to offer you a free half day river trip as...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Booked the trip online a week or two early. Received an event reminder in my email the day before. Arrived early at the pick-up location and waited. No one showed up. Called repeatedly and no one picked up the phone. Eventually, about 45 minutes after...More

1  Thank Gavin C
Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

So sorry, Gavin somehow we messed up your day. I would like to offer you a free half day river trip. For you and a friend to use on our most popular section the racecourse anytime next year. Hope this makes you feel a little...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

There were only the two of us on our trip. We did the slow lower gorge floating trip. Bryan was our guide and he was GREAT!!! He is very knowledgable and entertaining. I highly recommend this trip!!!

Thank Vickiturner34
Reviewed 27 July 2016

So much fun!! Thanks to Brian who was an EXCELLENT guide. Really skilled rafter, we had so much fun surfing the rapids, the monsoon rains coming down was an added adventure! I've also rafted with Billy who is amazing. They really know their geology and...More

Thank LeahWilde
Reviewed 25 July 2016

These guys are experienced, and they are meticulous on your safety. They explain in depth how to paddle, they are just great. We had to rescue the Air Force whose boat tipped. And our guide had to go and get their raft from being stuck...More

Thank M V
Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Thank you! and you get an extra cookie at break time

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