Rio Grande River White Water Rafting Description:
The Rio Grande, or “Big River” in Spanish is the 5th largest river in the country begins its 1,760 mile journey here in Colorado. Get your feet wet on this legendary river set amongst the northern San Juan Mountains and the Creede Caldera.
• Difficulty: Class III-IV (What does this mean?)
• Season: May – June
White Water Rafting Trips on the Rio Grande River:
1/2 & Full Day
Mountain Man Tours
Information for Rio Grande River Self-Guided Boaters:
The Rio Grande River is in the Rio Grande National Forest and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service.
- Boating Permit Required: NO
- Permit Details: No fee of any kind is required to float the river within the National Forest on public lands.
- River Manager: US Forest Service – Divide Ranger District – Creede Office
304 South Main St., Po Box 270, Creede, CO 81130
719.658.2556 ~ www.fs.usda.gov/main/riogrande
If shuttle service is available, information is listed under the specific section page.