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We will be closed June 2018 for the entire month.

7 to 21 Days River Tours

This itinerary is intended as an example only. Your trip may vary somewhat depending on weather and river conditions, your guide and your group's interests. Itineraries may be subject to change, please call our office for additional information.

For people who really want to capture the Big Bend in one amazing trip, this is it!  Go on an adventure through 83 miles of the most remote and sensational sights on your river journey through The Lower Canyons. And for those of you who have the time, try our 21 Day River Extravaganza that covers 231 river miles through all the canyons and provides you with memories to last a lifetime!

The Lower Canyons: Watch the video here.

The Lower Canyons trip is the Rio Grande's premier wilderness experience.   With 83 miles of federally protected Wild and Scenic River canyons, this rugged and remote area profoundly affects all who are fortunate enough to venture here. 

Numerous Class III and IV rapids with adequate water levels, hot and cold springs, pristine camp sites, and many side canyons offer a memorable adventure to travelers who know what "getting away from it all" means.  If you're looking for that perfect trip away from day to day city life, come and enjoy seven days or more of some of the most pristine and beautiful scenery in all of Texas.

LENGTH:        Minimum: 7 days / Preferred: 10 days
PRICE:            For prices see our price list.

If you would like to learn more about the Lower Canyons and view a sample itinerary, click here!

The Twenty One Day River Extravaganza:

For those of you with the time, enjoy one fantastic sojourn to see all of the 231 miles of river we offer .  Starting in Big Bend Ranch State Park, you'll travel through the volcanically formed Colorado Canyon, the  Madera and Fresno Creek Area to Lajitas.  From Lajitas we journey into Big Bend National Park starting with Santa Elena Canyon, the Great Unknown, Mariscal Canyon to Rio Grande Village, and on through Boquillas Canyon.  You journey ends at Dryden after you navigate the Lower Canyons, part of the Wild and Scenic River Area and the most remote and spectacular wilderness area to be found in North America.
LENGTH:         21 Days
PRICE:            For prices see our price list.

Overnight River Trips:
We provide waterproof bags for all your personal items. If you do not have a sleeping bag, sleeping pad or tent, you can rent them from us for $10 each plus tax per trip. All your meals are included, from lunch on the first day, all meals in between and ending with lunch on the last day.  Our exquisite dinners can include steak, lasagna, fajitas or enchiladas and always includes wine and a  dazzling dessert consisting of cheesecake,  freshly made dutch oven cakes or cobblers.  Sit back and gaze at the amazing scenery around you while your guides do  the work.  Then, brightly shining, the stars come out, leaving you to gaze at the brightest stars in Texas in awe.
For an overnight packing list, click here!

If you enjoy your trip, gratuities for your guide are always appreciated.