We have no additional information about how various flows affect ability to run or play on this section of river. If you can provide additional information, please either directly contact the StreamTeam member for this reach, or add a 'comment' or a 'report' with your information to help out your fellow boaters.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
RIO GRANDE BLW TAOS JUNCTION BRIDGE NEAR TAOS, NM
usgs-08276500 250 - 2500 cfs III 11h35m 327 cfs (running)
gauge class Flows of 250 cfs are ok for floating from sleeping beauty to Souse hole without dragging.

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
250 -2500 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III gauge is important or has warning Flows of 250 cfs are ok for floating from sleeping beauty to Souse hole without dragging.

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Rio Grande [NM] ~ 2000 CFS Ricky Hoberg
269d12h04m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Glen Woody Bridge 325 cfs Joey A. Coburn
347d18h55m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Big Rocks rapid, with Pilot Rock on the right. 0 cfs Joey A. Coburn
1y151d18h04m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Baby Huey boulder 670 cfs Joey A. Coburn
2y360d18h04m @Rio Grande 5. John Dunn Bridge to Taos Junction Bridge (Lower Taos Box) [NM] Rio Grande in Fall too low to run Thomas O'Keefe
4y152d17h34m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] After Five 670 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y152d18h04m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant Big Rocks rapid, Racecourse, Rio Grande 670 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y154d12h04m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Surf or Die 660 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y167d14h04m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Rio Grande Trip 460 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
4y251d12h34m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Albert Falls 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d12h49m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Eye of the Needle 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d12h49m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Entrance of Saddle Rock rapid 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d13h04m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] The Narrows 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d13h19m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Last Chance 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d13h19m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Entrance to Dead Foot Falls 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d13h19m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Boulder Field 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d13h34m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Final Drop 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d13h34m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Cheese Grater low runnable level Joey A. Coburn
4y251d13h49m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Herringbone Rapid 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn
4y251d14h04m /Rio Grande-6. Taos Junction Bridge to Embudo Station Restaurant [NM] Sleeping Beauty 540 cfs Joey A. Coburn