Red River, New Mexico, US
|Usual Difficulty||IV+ (for normal flows)|
|Max Gradient||160 fpm|
|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.|
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.
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+).
|Mile||Rapid Name||Class||Features (Legend)|
|3.6||Confluence with Rio Grande||N/A|