Wild Rivers Recreation Area is located in north central New Mexico within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. Two rivers that run through the park, the Rio Grande and Red River are National Wild and Scenic Rivers. NM 378 that traverses the recreation area is designated a New Mexico Scenic Byway. Recreational opportunities include whitewater rafting, hiking, biking, fishing and camping.Make Wild Rivers Recreation Area a centerpiece of your Taos vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Taos travel itinerary planner.
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If staying in Taos, I would recommend that you take a drive to see the gorge. My husband and I enjoyed getting a little exercise by taking a walk on the nice paths by the gorge. They also have... more »
Saw a good variety of birds including flickers, magpies, western bluebirds, warblers. I just wish we had more time to spend there. more »
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