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Welcome to Big Bend River Tours

The oldest river outfitter running the Rio Grande in the
Big Bend area of Texas!

Big Bend River Tours is located on FM 170 West, just after the Highway 118 junction.  Our hearts remain true to the area, as we prefer to operate ONLY in the Big Bend.  We are centrally located near several motels, restaurants, stores and gas stations and only 3 miles from the western entrance to Big Bend National Park.  We are the oldest full service outfitter, offering  you journeys by canoe, raft, kayak, van or jeep, on foot, and with combination trips, on horse as well.  We are open 9AM to 5 PM year round and offer trips daily. 

Our guided rafting trips, canoe trips, guided hikes and backroad tours are structured to give you information about the region's history, geology, wildlife and plant life through the expertise of our knowledgeable guides. Combination trips include the union of either a river trip, guided hike, or backroads expedition.  Horseback trips can be  arranged through the local stables as combination trips as well. Private shuttles and equipment rentals can be reserved  to provide  a wider array of options for those who would rather "go it on their own".

Please note that the last twenty years in the Big Bend have been very dry.  This creates a low water situation which sometimes eliminates the use of rafts.  We have a fleet of Old Town canoes that we use during the low water periods. Our guides are expert instructors, so even novices can learn to canoe and enjoy one of our spectacular canyons.  The water tends to be very mild and more lake-like with few rapids during lower water.

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Please let us help you with your Big Bend vacation plans. Call us now at our toll-free number 800-545-4240!

We are Open 365 days a year from 9am to 5pm.