Remember when you were young and your parents took you on all sorts of those family vacations?
Admit it. You rolled your eyes when Dad said, "let's load the car and go camping"!
Now that you're older and have children of your own, those memories are sweet and maybe, just maybe, you want to impart some of those outdoor values and experiences to those that look up to you.
Far Flung created the Family Adventure trip many years ago to do just that. This overnight trip is all about the young ones. Sure, we'll feed and water you adults, but make no mistake - this trip is all about kid stuff. Exploring, playing, swimming, imagining and building memories.
We time these trips to run during the spring break season, so mark your calendar and pack your gear for the time of your life in Big Bend!
Trips depart every Thursday in March (see itinerary). The 2016 departure dates are: March 3, 10, 17, 24.
Since our flows are largely regulated by seasonal rainfall and dam releases from Mexico, our ability to predict water levels too far in advance is limited. When planning your multi-day trip on the Rio Grande, please understand that the trip may be conducted by canoe or raft.
Where to Meet: Far Flung Outdoor Center (get directions)
Departure: 8:30 a.m. on Day 1
Return: (to Far Flung Outdoor Center): Approximately 3-4 p.m. on Day 2
Method of Travel: Raft or canoe
Far Flung Provides: Guides, river equipment, all meals, waterproof bags, tents,kid
games, park use fees and shuttle service to and from the river.
You Provide: Sleeping bag, pad and personal gear (see packing list).
Difficulty: Easy; paddling will be required on trips traveling by canoe.
Minimum Age: 5
Price: $349/adult; $295/each child 12 and under.
(Trip price includes all park use fees, but does not include Texas Sales Tax at 7.75%, energy surcharge, entrance fees (if applicable) or gratuities)
Deposit and Payment Terms:
A non-refundable deposit of $50/person is required at the time of reservation with the balance due 14 days prior to the trip departure date.