Rio Grande - 5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box)


Rio Grande, New Mexico, US

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5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box) (Lower Taos Box)

Usual Difficulty III-IV (for normal flows)
Length 14 Miles
Avg. Gradient 31 fpm

Lower Taos Box


Lower Taos Box
Photo of Rio Grande by Brian Adkins taken 04/15/03 @ low

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
RIO GRANDE BLW TAOS JUNCTION BRIDGE NEAR TAOS, NM
usgs-08276500 600 - 5000 cfs III-IV 00h20m 282 cfs (too low)


River Description

Excellent description of this run at SouthwestPaddler.com and at New Mexico Bureau of Land Management Rivers Page.

 

The reaches of the Taos Box area are...
Ute Mountain (Class II),
Razors (Class III/IV),
Upper Box (Class V/V+),
Lower Box (Class III/IV),
Pilar (Class III/IV),
Otowi Bridge (Class III),
Red River (Class IV),
Rio Pueblo (Class V+), and
Rio Embudo (Class V+).


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-11-30 20:06:36

Rapid Descriptions

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