It doesn’t have to be all about rafting. Plenty of river lovers take to Taos area rivers paddling. Not to be left out, boaters have plenty of lake options to choose from as well. That includes Racecourse and Lower Taos Box on the Rio Grande.
The abundance of tall mountains and north-central New Mexico’s location just south of the Colorado Rockies create cascades of whitewater every spring. From small tributaries to the ‘Mother’ Rio Grande, the