The Racecourse (Half Day)

What to expect
  • Race through Class II-III (IV at high water) rapids in the most popular half day trip on the Rio Grande
  • Bring the whole family for a day of fun for all ages
  • Check out fun and exciting riverbends like The Maze, Eye of the Needle, Big Rock and the infamous Souse Hole
  • Enjoy the quickest way to spend half of a day in Northern New Mexico
Ever heard that story of Baby Moses in a basket, floating down the river like a gentle little lullaby? This is the exact opposite.

Whether you're vacationing or you want to spice up a stay-cation, New Mexico River Adventures has the most popular half day trip on the Rio Grande for locals and travellers alike. Why so famous? Because it's a quickie! They don't call it the Racecourse for nothin'! Surge through Class II-III or IV bends with names like The Maze, Eye of the Needle, Big Rock and the infamous Souse Hole.

This is the perfect trip for first timers or whitewater enthusiasts who only have a limited amount of time available. You'll have so much fun you won't even know what happened.

Hush little baby, don't say a word... mama's gonna ride this Class IV surge!
Key Highlights
Price $55.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellations made outside of 72-Hours of your reservation will receive a 50% refund. Reservations canceled within 72-hours will not receive a refund of trip credit.

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