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Address: 13 Camino Del Rio Grande, Rio Grande Visitor's Center parking lot, Pilar, NM 87571
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+1 575-758-9711
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Big River Raft Trips offers whitewater river trips on the Rio Grande in...

Big River Raft Trips offers whitewater river trips on the Rio Grande in Northern New Mexico. A class three section called the Racecourse. around 6 miles long. with fun and excitement for the whole family. we take 6 year old and up. places for swimming and a jump rock too!~ Wahoo!

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Literally, THE BEST Company You Could Book With!!

Our group of 3 couples went rafting Mother's Day weekend while we were camping in Taos. I made our initial request through email a couple weeks before the trip and the same day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 3 couples went rafting Mother's Day weekend while we were camping in Taos. I made our initial request through email a couple weeks before the trip and the same day Billy called me to walk through our reservation and help me make the best trip decision for our group. When we got Taos I had called Billy... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not gonna lie I was a little nervous, especially since my friends said we want to very fast!! The coolest thing is when you meet Billy, you feel in good hands. Spring is highest water and beat rafting! Billy truly loves what he does and the land that does it in. He freely shares all of his knowledge w... More 

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Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this review

Thank you, glad you had a great time! Hope to see you guys in two weeks for some seriously high water Wahoo! More 

Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We also had scheduling problems with this outfitter also. Showed up at noon as scheduled, but guides were waiting for us all morning. No cell service at the meeting point. Fortunately, we were able to raft, but the next group could not... We were also charged more than agreed to, and I have not seen my refund promised.... But, the... More 

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Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this review

Yes and i am sorry about that. I left town for a week and then we had a scheduling problem. i will review your ticket price and refund any moneys owed. i would also like to offer you a free half day river trip as a token of our apprecietion and to help ease the pain of the confusion. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Booked the trip online a week or two early. Received an event reminder in my email the day before. Arrived early at the pick-up location and waited. No one showed up. Called repeatedly and no one picked up the phone. Eventually, about 45 minutes after the scheduled pick-up time, the guide showed up to drop off the morning rafting group.... More 

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Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this review

So sorry, Gavin somehow we messed up your day. I would like to offer you a free half day river trip. For you and a friend to use on our most popular section the racecourse anytime next year. Hope this makes you feel a little better. i know how important a vacation is and we are very sorry we messed... More 

Greenville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

There were only the two of us on our trip. We did the slow lower gorge floating trip. Bryan was our guide and he was GREAT!!! He is very knowledgable and entertaining. I highly recommend this trip!!!

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Thank Vickiturner34
Taos, New Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

So much fun!! Thanks to Brian who was an EXCELLENT guide. Really skilled rafter, we had so much fun surfing the rapids, the monsoon rains coming down was an added adventure! I've also rafted with Billy who is amazing. They really know their geology and history and fun facts about he area. Thanks for the good times;).!

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NM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

These guys are experienced, and they are meticulous on your safety. They explain in depth how to paddle, they are just great. We had to rescue the Air Force whose boat tipped. And our guide had to go and get their raft from being stuck on the rocks. They are a MUST to lead your trip. Very nice people

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Bigriverbilly, Owner at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this review

Thank you! and you get an extra cookie at break time More 

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Went recently with family. The Guides are friendly, experienced, and knowledgeable on white water safety. They know how to make the trip enjoyable with great conversation and fun obstacles. You get a great thrill as well as getting to enjoy landmarks. Perfect way to spend the day!

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Thank aEricka
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Awesome rafting trip, and the GUIDES ARE THE BEST, Experienced friendly fun and awesome. Want a good trip for the family or group of friends Big River Raft Trips will make it memorable. Thank you BIG RIVER RAFT TRIPS.

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Thank Yvette G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

raft trip was great, guide was great. very fun and I'd love to do it again.... in warmer weather :) that was my fault we chose to go in NM springtime. you never know what the weather will do from one day to the next. I'd like to try a more challenging river next time too!

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