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Big River Raft Trips

13 Camino Del Rio Grande, Rio Grande Visitor's Center parking lot, Pilar, NM 87571
+1 575-758-9711
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Fun on the Rio Grande

Our guide was knowledgeable not only about rafting but about the scenery and rock formations... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bethany K
Great Ride!

Husband, grandson and I just went on a great raft ride on the Rio Grande. First time for grandson... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
13 Camino Del Rio Grande, Rio Grande Visitor's Center parking lot, Pilar, NM 87571
+1 575-758-9711
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide was knowledgeable not only about rafting but about the scenery and rock formations surrounding the river. We also saw lots of pretty wood ducks and beavers! Had fun, was definitely more basic rapids (did the express one) but had a blast and got...More

Thank Bethany K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Husband, grandson and I just went on a great raft ride on the Rio Grande. First time for grandson and he wants to do this again. Said it was the best trip! Our guide was Paris and he offered lots of historical information and guided...More

Thank Katherine2204
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this in a group of 14, with one 8 year old and several people who had never rafted. Due to the time of year the river was not moving as fast, but we had some fun white water moments and great guides who...More

Thank illumemj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go with Billy Miller and his Big River Rafts team - that's all you need to know, but read on anyway. First time rafting for 2x forty-somethings and their 12- and 10-year old kids. Online reservations were a cinch for a 2-3 hour Saturday 11...More

Thank Ed F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time rafting in New Mexico. Rafted with Julia, we were the first raft on the river at 8am, and I'm glad we were because after we were done the river was packed!! Lines of boats waiting to go down the rapids. Julia really knew...More

Thank Caitlin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a local, I really appreciate how involved Big Billy is with our community. Bringing friends in, I wasn't so impressed. When a visitor/friend cancelled at the last minute, I was stuck paying for her seat- which I can understand, since this is a small...More

Thank cissymccrary
Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Big River Raft Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're very sorry but no refunds for cancellations day of. If you would have called the night before or even the day of, we could have done something or made other accommodations. Also, how was the river trip? Hope you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our guide-Jonas! He was great with our G'kids and had an awesome sense of humor He is a BLESSING to the Big River team....even though he was the newest guide I really enjoyed how the entire Big River team stayed together and watched over...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding 1st timer experience with Big River Rafting! Our guide Julia was wonderful and gave us good instructions that had us going down the river like we'd done it before. We even had a special needs person on our raft who was accommodated with ease....More

1  Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was our 2nd year to raft and it was awesome, great tour guides as well, we will definitely will return, thanks billy!

Thank Brooklyn P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time with Big River Rafting! Not our first rafting trip and We were a little hesitant to go with the smaller company but we could not have had a better experience. Our guide Brian was so experienced and had us surfing...More

Thank Lee B
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