Trip Planner:   USA  /  New Mexico  /  Taos County  /  Taos  /  Wild Rivers Recreation Area

Wild Rivers Recreation Area, Taos

#2 of 21 in Parks in Taos County
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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.
Create an itinerary including Wild Rivers Recreation Area
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Wild Rivers Recreation Area reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
176 reviews
  • This place is massive and gorgeous and we had it almost completely to ourselves! There are so many stunning views and trails to explore, and camping is available (we just did a day visit).  more »
  • Really beautiful hiking in the winter season. Spectacular mountains and lots of snow. My sons and I had a wonderful afternoon here.  more »
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance