Rio Grande, New Mexico, US
|Usual Difficulty||III-IV (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||31 fpm|
|RIO GRANDE BLW TAOS JUNCTION BRIDGE NEAR TAOS, NM|
|usgs-08276500||600 - 5000 cfs||III-IV||00h30m||155 cfs (too low)|
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+).
In 2018 we celebrate this Wild and Scenic River and work to protect more rivers as part of the 50th Anniversary celebration of Wild and Scenic Rivers. Learn More.
Last Chance! National Monuments Review Comments
July 1, 2017