Red River - 01. Hwy 515 to Dunn Bridge


Red River, New Mexico, US

Disclaimer

01. Hwy 515 to Dunn Bridge

Usual Difficulty IV+ (for normal flows)
Length 11.91 Miles
Max Gradient 160 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
RED RIVER NEAR QUESTA, NM
usgs-08265000 140 - 1000 cfs IV+ 00h55m 30.4 cfs (too low)
Flow range for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.


River Description

The Red River flows 3 1/2 miles through a scenic gorge to the conflunce with the Rio Grande.  From there it is 8 1/2 miles to a take out at County Road B-007.

Put in:  Highway 515 ends at the Red River Fish Hatchery on the Red River. 

Wild Rivers Recreation Area

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: 2017-07-15 03:55:51

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
3.6Confluence with Rio GrandeN/A

Rapid Descriptions


User Comments

Users can submit comments.

No Comments



Do more than just check gauges; join over 5,000 AW members today.


Or, consider donating