Boating in Texas is to take trips into rugged and remote sections of desert beauty. While Texas is not known for raging whitewater, there are opportunities for splashy excitement when the monsoon season gets going. The gems of Texas, though, are rivers like the Rio Grande, where boaters can float in utter solitude among canyon walls, abundant wildlife, and the harsh beauty of the borderlands.

= Thoroughly documented.

= Major features are listed.

= Minimal information is available.

SectionGuidebookRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Santa Elena CanyonView GuidebookRio GrandeSouthwest1-3Class IVRequired.

Southern Texas