What Should I Bring Rafting?
A water bottle with a secure lid.
Sunscreen. The sun on the river can be intense!
Wear clothes that dry quickly. Nylon or poly fabrics are best.
On cooler days, bring wool, poly, or polar fleece clothing.
On warmer days, a t-shirt and shorts are appropriate.
Shoes that can get wet and that stay on your feet (no flip-flops).
A change of clothes for the ride home.
Optional: Waterproof Cameras, Sunglasses with a strap.
Please do not bring valuables, such as jewelry, on your rafting trip.
KOKOPELLI RAFTING PROVIDES...
Splash clothing to keep you warm and dry.
A snack and drink on 1/2-day trips.
A dry bag for small items to be carried onto the raft.
A full lunch and snack for full-day trips.
|RACECOURSE AM||TAOS COUNTY LINE||10:00 AM|
|RACECOURSE PM||TAOS COUNTY LINE||1:45 PM|
|TAOS BOX||SANTA FE DEPARTURE||8:00 AM|
|RG VISITOR CTR.||9-9:15 AM|
|RIO CHAMA||SANTA FE DEPARTURE||8:30 AM|
|BODES GENERAL STORE||9:30 AM|
|WHITE ROCK||SANTA FE DEPARTURE||8:30 AM|
SANTA FE RAFTING DEPARTURES
(available for all full day and multi-day trips)
Our Santa Fe Pickup location is at 802 Early Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505, near the intersection Cerrillos Rd. and St Francis Drive ans behind the Crossroads Shopping Center. Don't be confused by the other rafting company nearby. Look for the blue and white KOKOPELLI RAFTING sign.
From Albuquerque, Take I-25 to the St Francis Dr exit. Drive north on St Francis Dr. Turn right onto Cerrillos Rd. Take the first right hand turn at Early Street.We are the second building on the right. We have very limited on site parking. Please park on Early Street.
TAOS COUNTY LINE
APPROXIMATELY 24 MILES NORTH OF ESPANOLA ON NM Hwy 68. Just North of Rinconada, five miles south of Pilar. Please park in the top lot, perpendicular to the river.
RIO GRANDE VISITOR CENTER
APPROXIMATELY 29 MILES NORTH OF ESPANOLA ON NM Hwy 68. North of Rinconada, 5 miles past the County Line in the town of Pilar, across the Hwy. from the Pilar Yacht Club. Please park along the fence.
BODE'S GENERAL STORE
Approximately 17 miles north of Espanola on Highway 84. On the east side of the highway and at the top of the curving hill in Abiquiu, please park in the dirt lot toward the back of the property. There is a general store and café available for snacks and last minute items!
All participants will be required to sign a Release and Acknowledgment of Risk form,
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Release and Acknowledgment of Risk Form [58kb]
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Kokopelli Rafting operates in accordance with permits issued by The Bureau of Land Management, USDA Santa Fe National Forest and Bandelier National Monument.