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Address: Taos, NM 87531
Phone Number: 18007483746
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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WAHOO! The Racecourse, extending five miles and rated Class III, is one of...

WAHOO! The Racecourse, extending five miles and rated Class III, is one of the most popular whitewater segments on the Rio Grande. Big River raft Trips is a complete river outfitter. We provide all rafting equipment and most everything you need. Come visit Big River Raft Trips and take the trip of a lifetime!!

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Thrilling fun for the whole family!!

We booked with Los Rios (guide was Josh) and had a blast! We were on a family reunion trip to Taos and 6 of us chose to take the white water ride on the Race Course. So glad we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2016
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30628
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We booked with Los Rios (guide was Josh) and had a blast! We were on a family reunion trip to Taos and 6 of us chose to take the white water ride on the Race Course. So glad we did! Initially we had chosen the Orilla Verde, but our guide indicate with teens and 45yo's we would have more fun... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Our group of 14 all enjoyed riding the Racecourse rapids. Even thought my husband and I BOTH fell out of our raft at the end of the last rapid, we loved it! Cottom's was a great company with fabulous guides and provided refreshments at the end of the ride.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Great last minute experience, we booked with Blue River and had a great time. Our guide was laid back and full of local information. Trip was mainly class 2, with one class 3. The river level had decreased. We will definitely return for the Taos Box next summer.

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Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Beautiful, usually sunny and warm 70s and 80s... except, sometimes its not. which can happen in the spring with rain showers or wind More 

Grand Prairie, Texas
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Billy took great care of us! Big River Rafting is the way to go! Laid back and fun and educational and safe. The River is running a little low this time of year but this was perfect for a first time float. Just enough rapids to get the heart rate up but mostly relaxing and enjoyable. Perfect weather and spectacular... More 

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Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you Sue wahoo! come see us again this spring More 

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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Loved white water rafting. Water wasn't too high, but enough to give us a thrill. The guide was very knowledgeable of the history of the area and current events.

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Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you Elijah wahoo! come see us again this spring. we are expecting above average flows with lots of extra fun More 

Mansfield, Texas
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Fun excursion with the kids. Rapids were not a big as we wanted, but it was our first time so we didn't know what to expect. Glad we did it.

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Thank Shannonpc4
Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you Shannon, come see us again this spring. we are expecting above average flows with lots of extra fun. We have single man funyaks and stand up paddle broads. for those who want a little extra adventure More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went down with Los Rios River Runners 5 hour trip on our last day in Taos. First time for the kids and we had a blast, learned and saw a lot during the trip. The guides were all friendly and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend it.

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Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you Jeff w, come see us again this spring. we are expecting above average flows with lots of extra fun. We have single man funyaks and stand up paddle broads. for those who want a little extra adventure More 

Bolivar, Missouri
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We went on this adventure with Los Rios River Runners and it was the highlight of our trip. It was a blast!! It was for a ladies trip and all of us felt very safe the whole time. Our guide Bradley was great. He shared some of the history of the area as well as made sure we hit all... More 

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Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you kim, come see us again this spring. we are expecting above average flows with lots of extra fun. We have single man funyaks and stand up paddle broads. for those who want a little extra adventure More 

chaparral,nm
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I highly recommend its tons of fun even if your a pro or a beginner my cousin an eight yer old had tons of fun

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Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you anthony s, come see us again this spring. we are expecting above average flows with lots of extra fun. We have single man funyaks and stand up paddle broads. for those who want a little extra adventure More 

Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Very good course for a beginner. The water was low during this excursion making the course more technical, but there still was plenty of action to keep you going.

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Bigriverbilly, Public Relations Manager at Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you Thomas, come see us again this spring. we are expecting above average flows with lots of extra fun. We have single man funyaks and stand up paddle broads. for those who want a little extra adventure More 

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