Boquillas Canyon

Desert Sports Featured Trips»

With the launching of Desert Sports’ newly revamped website we have decided to post a few of our favorite trips as our “Featured Trips”.Most of these trips are going to…

Boquillas Canyon

Passport Requirements Change»

Ok, here is the latest update on Passport Requirements for going on river trips on the Rio Grande in the Big Bend area of Texas. We are in receipt of…

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Mexico Still Releasing Water»

The dam release on the Rio Conchos is still flowing. As of this morning, August 26, 2010, it has increased up to a bit over 2000 cfs (61 cms). This…

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Rio Grande is UP!! Mexico Releasing Water»

LET’S GO RAFTING!!Mexico is releasing water from a reservoir on the Rio Conchos. Just yesterday, 8/6/2010, in the late afternoon the release hit the gauge at the Presidio Bridge. The…

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Chihuahuan Desert Seeing Green»

The summer rains have certainly greened up the Chihuahuan Desert here in the Big Bend of Texas. Lush vegetation blankets the desert floor and is spotted with the brilliant flowers…

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Passports for River Trips???»

As anyone that has run this reach of the Rio Grande knows, it is basically impossible to do a river trip in the Big Bend and not end up on…

camping

BBNP River Use Rules & Regulations – a couple of changes»

If you are coming to the Big Bend and intend to get on the Rio Grande, it is a great idea to familiarize yourself with the Rules and Regulations that…

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Howdy from Desert Sports»

Howdy! Welcome to the revamped Desert Sports website. We’ve decided to join the 21st century, and we hope you enjoy our new format. You’ll still see some of our old…