Excursion Four: A Rafting Trip on the Rio Grande

The five-mile Racecourse rafting trip on the Rio Grande offers a fun, slightly technically-demanding run.  Your guide will be depending on you to help maneuver the raft through tight spots. In addition, the water warms up and there is more opportunity for warm-water fun, such as swimming and boat surfing.  This trip is great for beginning whitewater enthusiasts, as well as experienced rafters looking for a quick adrenaline fix. The minimum age is seven.  The Racecourse rafting trip is very popular with families and is very suitable for large groups of people with varied experience levels. Everyone seems to have a great time on the river trip, and it’s not intimidating for first-timers at most flows.