Meeting Place

Pilar Yatch Club:

Far Flung Adventures Boathouse: 
Bode's General Store: 
The Ghost Ranch: 

To see a general area map that includes all meeting places, please refer to the Far Flung area map directly below. To see specific locations and access directions on google maps please read below and select the appropriate link.

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All Racecourse, Lower Gorge, Orilla Verde, and Embudo trips meet in Pilar, New Mexico, at the Pilar Yacht Club.


Located on N.M. Highway 68 at the junction of Highway 570, on the west side of NM 68, approximately 14 miles south of Taos (24 miles north of Espanola). Our office is in the caf, across the highway and 100 yards north of the Rio Grande Gorge BLM Vistor Center, where you will park your cars. 


All Taos Box full-day and Rio Grande multi-day trips meet on the north side of Taos at the Far-Flung Adventures boathouse. 

This is located just past the intersection of Ski Valley Road, on State Highway 522.  Heading north out of Taos on Highway 64/68 you come to a stop light after about 5 miles. Go straight one block and look for the Far-Flung Adventures sign on your right (just past the Amerigas dealership).


All Rio Chama trips meet at Bode's General Store, located on US Highway 84 in the village of Abiquiu, New Mexico.


Getting to Taos:

Taos is located in Northern New Mexico, north of Albuquerque and Santa Fe on N.M. Hwy 68 and US Hwy. 64.



By air: your destination is the Albuquerque Sunport or Santa Fe Municipal, served by major airlines and car rental agencies. You may rent a car and drive to Taos, a trip of about 3 hours. Shuttle service is also available.


Driving north from Albuquerque/Santa Fe: 

  • Go north on Interstate Hwy 25 to Santa Fe.
  • At Santa Fe exit at the Taos Espanola exit, aka St. Francis Drive. Stay on St. Francis north all the way through Santa Fe, to Espanola. 
  • Continue north on Hwy 68 through Espanola (go straight at the SH 68-US 84/285 intersection), proceeding north to Taos.
  • Taos is about 40 miles north of Espanola on SH 68.

Driving south from Denver metro area:

  • Go south on Interstate 25. 
  • Exit at Ft Garland on Hwy 160, onto Hwy 159 (which becomes Hwy 522 at the state line).
  • Continue south on this highway all the way to Taos.

Coming east from Chama, New Mexico:  

This is one of the most beautiful drives in the state. Keep an eye out for the viewing area above thr Brazos Cliffs. Just follow US Hwy 64 east into Taos.