The Rio Grande is an absolutely stunning destination in Texas that’s the perfect place to make memories with your family. If you enjoy spending time by the water, then this is the place for you. With tons of water activities, there’s sure to be something that you enjoy when you’re at this treasure.
Floating the Rio Grande
This is the most popular activity you’ll enjoy along the Rio Grande. People come from all over the U.S. to float this magnificent river and make amazing memories with their friends and family. Be sure to follow the guidelines set forth by the NPS. Your safety should be priority #1.
Floating Boquillas Canyon
This canyon is the perfect beginners floating destination. It’s 33 miles long and has up to class II rapids. If you are looking to float with kids, this is the place to start. Just make sure everyone has a life jacket and that all safety precautions have been followed.
Floating the Lower Canyons
Before you decide to float the lower canyons, it’s important that you follow some important guidelines from the National Park Service.
According to the National Park Service you put-in at Heath Canyon. “The Heath Canyon put-in is located on the U.S. side of the river, just downstream of the La Linda bridge. Permission to use access at Heath Canyon should be obtained by calling Heath Canyon Ranch at 432-376-2235. River access at Black Gap Wildlife Management Area is available at Maravillas, 10 miles downstream from Heath Canyon. There is a $12 per person fee and the access pass is available at Barton Warnock Environmental Center, located in Lajitas, TX, online from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, or anywhere hunting/fishing licenses are sold. Maravillas is closed for river access during deer season. You take out All individuals, groups or group representatives must register a river take out request with Harrison Ranch & Stone to access John’s Marina at Dryden Crossing.”
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