Class III-IV Rio Grande River, TX

Lower Canyons (Heath Canyon Ranch to Dryden Crossing)

Alternate put-in 10 mi downstream at Maravillas. This five to ten day trip offers a true wilderness experience. The terrain along the Lower Canyons is open desert, rugged hills, and deep canyons. The rapids are Class II-IV.

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 83.0 Miles
Notes Permission is needed to put in at Heath Canyon and take out at Dryden Crossing
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit Yes
Manager National Park Service
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
Partner Information http://www.nps.gov/rigr/planyourvisit/lower_cyns.htm
Description American Whitewater