Class III Rio Grande , NM

La Junta (Little Arsenic to John Dunn Bridge)

Two developed recreation areas are located along the river—Wild Rivers on the north and Orilla Verde in the south. In addition to these scenic recreation areas, visitors can enjoy a spectacular vista of the gorge from the Rio Grande Bridge (aka High Bridge) where Highway 64 crosses the river. Recreation opportunities include biking, camping, fishing, hiking/backpacking, picnicking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding and whitewater boating. (BLM)

Section Details

Trip Length 9.5 Miles
Notes Day-use fee required
Fishing Yes
Camping No
Permit No
Manager Bureau of Land Management, Taos Field Office
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Description American Whitewater