Right at the heart of Farmington, you will find Animas and Berg Parks. Amidst the riverwalk trails and parks, you will discover the Animas River Whitewater Park. This is the perfect stop for those looking to tube, kayak, or raft the Animas River.
Berg Park, Farmington, NM
The Animas River Whitewater Park in Farmington is a section of the Animas that includes two water features popular with rafters and kayakers. The Animas is a perpetual flow stream that can be paddled in canoes, kayaks, and rafts (depending upon water levels). During spring runoff rafters enjoy Class I and II rapids from Animas to Boyd Park. Once flow decreases kayaking and tubing are popular along the Animas River in Farmington.
River Access Point
Put in for the Animas River Whitewater Park is at the Animas River Walk Parking lot, near the All Veterans Memorial Park (turn onto South Tucker Ave. from San Juan Blvd., then River Road).
Additional River Fun in Farmington
There are eight points of river access in Farmington for kayaking and rafting. A local effort has been launched to map the paddle trails that locals are familiar with. San Juan County hosts the Four Corners Paddle Trails Map, and the River Reach Foundation maintains the Animas and San Juan River Map both perfect for visitors looking for river access points on the Animas River and San Juan River. For those looking for a guided adventure, Desert River Guides offers a variety of guided rafting trips in the area.