Enjoy the Best of the Best that Northern New Mexico has to offer with Cottam's Rio Grande Rafting and Wilderness Tours!
Experience the world famous Taos Box! An exciting 17 mile full day whitewater tour through the majestic Rio Grande Gorge. Navigate through class III and IV rapids beside 700 foot canyon walls. Our most exciting and thrill seeking trip!
Or experience our most popular half day tour on the Racecourse in a raft or a funyak. Great for first timers and veterans alike with lots class II and III rapids!
Bike and Raft Combo - what a perfect way to experience the best of the Rio Grande Gorge. This tour begins with intermediate mountain biking with spectacular views of the mountains and the gorge. After a picturesque decent to the Rio Grande River for lunch, grab your paddle and spend an exciting afternoon on the Racecourse.
We have trips that accommodate all levels of riders - from the most experienced to first-timers. The Orilla Verde Float is a Class I-II half-day trip perfect for families with young children or seniors. Meander around islands and banks flush with birds, pass under buttes and cliffs of volcanic rock, with abundant wildlife all around.
Trips run daily May through September.
Cottam's offers one-person and two-person 'funyaks'. Funyaks are small, canoe-shaped inflatable rafts that are paddled with kayak paddles. They are a popular option for those seeking an additional challenge.