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Red River Paper Watershed Collection


"I ordered the 88 lb polar matte paper, and it's like I found the holy grail. My search is over, here's what I was looking for."
- Jacob Van Dyke, a satisfied Red River Paper Customer

We bring in-demand papers to market through our proprietary processing and coating methods which create papers found nowhere else in the world.  Through our R&D, along with the understanding of our customers' needs, we bring you exotic and superior papers to bring your vision to life, support your special projects, and preserve your most cherished documents. 

We call this collection WATERSHED because of the pivotal turning point in the level of their work so many of our customers have experienced upon creating with these papers. Find your “holy grail” today.

68lb. UltraPro Satin

If you print, you have to have UltraPro Satin in your paper inventory. It produces professional quality results and works with virtually any image. The UltraPro Satin looks and feels just like photo lab satin - a lightly textured surface that breaks up reflections and minimizes fingerprints.

  • Surface: Satin medium texture
  • Tone: Bright white
  • Weight: 68lb. / 270 gsm
  • Thickness: 10.4 mil

60lb. Polar Matte

This archival matte paper brings you professional quality in every sense of the meaning - from the coating to the base stock, Polar is the go-to photo matte when you want the best.

  • Surface: Smooth matte
  • Tone: Bright white
  • Weight: 60lb. / 230 gsm
  • Thickness: 10 mil

Polar Gloss Metallic 255 Paper

Polar Gloss Metallic 255 is a truly unique inkjet paper that closely matches the look of photo lab metallic prints.

  • Surface: Glossy photo metallic
  • Tone: Warm
  • Weight: 255 gsm / 66lb.
  • Thickness: 10.4 mil

Polar Luster Metallic 255

Polar Luster Metallic gives you the unique metallic look with a classic luster surface. (Combine our Arctic Polar Luster with Polar Gloss Metallic 255)

  • Surface: Luster texture photo metallic
  • Tone: Warm
  • Weight: 255 gsm / 66lb.
  • Thickness: 10.4 mil

Palo Duro Baryta Fiber 300

Palo Duro Baryta Fiber is a pleasant neutral white semi-gloss that adds natural richness to portraits and landscapes. Black & White images benefit from Palo Duro's deep blacks and exceptional contrast. It offers all of the rich tonality, depth, and feel of a traditional wet darkroom fiber fine art paper.

  • Surface: Smooth semi-gloss finish
  • Tone: Neutral white
  • Weight: 300 gsm
  • Thickness: 13.8 mil

Aurora Art White 300®

Aurora White is a 100% cotton fiber, semi-smooth (hot press) fine art and photography paper. Aurora White features a brighter white shade for crisp color tones, semi-smooth surface, an acid-free base stock and coating. Made in the USA.

  • Surface: Hot Press (semi-smooth)
  • Tone: White
  • Weight: 300 gsm
  • Thickness: 18 mil

Aurora Art Natural 300®

Aurora Natural is a 100% cotton fiber, semi-smooth (hot press) fine art photo paper. Aurora Natural features a warmer shade that brings elegance and nuance to your photography and art prints. If you're looking for a museum grade cotton paper in the industry standard 300gsm weight, this is the paper for you! Made in the USA.

  • Surface: Hot Press (semi-smooth)
  • Tone: Warm White
  • Weight: 300 gsm
  • Thickness: 18 mil

Aurora Art White 250®

Aurora White 250 is a 100% cotton fiber, semi-smooth (hot press) fine art and photography paper. This Aurora features a brighter white shade for crisp color tones printing an image, semi-smooth surface, an acid-free base stock and coating. Made in the USA.

  • Surface: Hot Press (semi-smooth)
  • Tone: White
  • Weight: 250 gsm
  • Thickness: 13.5 mil

Aurora Art Natural 250®

Aurora Natural 250 is a 100% cotton fiber, semi-smooth (hot press) fine art and photography paper. This Aurora features a warmer shade that brings elegance and nuance to your photography and art prints. If you require museum grade cotton paper but prefer medium weight and thickness, this is the Aurora for you! Made in the USA.

  • Surface: Hot Press (semi-smooth)
  • Tone: Warm White
  • Weight: 250 gsm
  • Thickness: 13.5 mil

60lb. River Linen Paper

A high-performance photo matte paper with an elegant linen texture. For photos, giclee prints, greeting cards, and more.

  • Surface: Linen texture matte
  • Tone: Bright white
  • Weight: 60lb. / 230 gsm
  • Thickness: 10 mil

60lb. Paper Canvas

60lb. Paper Canvas is a bright white matte photo paper with a canvas like texture.

  • Texture: Textured matte
  • Paper Tone: Bright white
  • Weight: 230 gsm / 60lb.
  • Thickness: 10 mil

60lb. Pecos River Gloss

Pecos River Gloss is the ideal glossy for greeting cards, note cards, and design presentations. Pecos products are the only gloss that works with dye and pigment ink and that has a plain, printable back.

  • Surface: Glossy
  • Tone: Bright White
  • Weight: 60lb. / 230 gsm
  • Thickness: 10 mil

86lb. Pecos River Gloss Duo

86lb. Pecos Gloss DUO is a double-sided, high gloss for brilliant photo reproduction with dye and pigment inks. Exclusive to Red River Paper, this is the heaviest, thickest, double-sided glossy for pigment and dye inks on the market.

  • Surface: Glossy - Double-sided
  • Tone: Bright White
  • Weight: 86lb. / 320 gsm
  • Thickness: 15 mil

96lb. Pecos Gloss Greeting Cards

96lb. Pecos River Gloss is the heaviest and thickest photo glossy stock on the market today. Pecos is one of a kind in North America - a super smooth pigment and dye friendly high gloss with a plain paper back.

  • 16mil thickness, 360gsm weight
  • for pigment and dye inks
  • plain paper back - you can print text and light graphics on this side
  • acid free coating and base paper
  • DO NOT USE in front feed printers (HP, Epson Artisan 700 800, etc.)