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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 no where 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

The Top Selling Red River Paper
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.

  • Satin Texture: Medium
  • Paper Tone: Bright White
  • Paper Weight: 270gsm (68lb)
  • Thickness: 10.4mil

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.

  • our finest photo grade matte paper
  • universally compatible with dye and pigment inks
  • photo weight and thickness
  • acid free coating and paper stock
  • ultra smooth, white surface
  • outstanding ink holdout for wide color gamut and sharp detail

Polar Gloss Metallic 255

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

  • Anyone who wants the uniquely vibrant look of photo metallic
  • Images featuring metal, reflections, vibrant color, HDR
  • Stunning black & white photographic prints
  • Any inkjet printer

Polar Luster Metallic 255

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

  • Satin Texture: Deep
  • Paper Tone: Metallic pearl
  • Paper Weight: 255gsm (66lb)
  • Thickness: 10.4mil

Palo Duro Baryta Fiber 300®

Palo Duro Baryta Fiber is a pleasant neutral white semigloss that adds natural richness to portraits and landscapes. Black & White images also benefit from Palo Duro Baryta Fiber's deep blacks and exceptional contrast. It offers all of the rich tonality, depth, and feel of a traditional wet darkroom fiber paper. It has a lightly textured semigloss surface, which adds depth and an elegant reflectivity to the finished print.

  • Semigloss texture with medium reflectivity
  • Made from 100% alpha-cellulose base stock
  • Neutral white paper tone.

Aurora Art White 285

Aurora White offers the look and feel of fine art paper. This Aurora features a brighter white shade for crisp color tones, semi-smooth surface, an acid-free base stock and coating.

  • 100% Cotton rag
  • Cooler white tone
  • Minimal OBA content
  • Hot press / smooth surface
  • Acid free / Lignin free

Aurora Art Natural 285®

Made using refined 100% cotton, Aurora Art Natural brings elegance, warmth, and nuance to your photography and art prints.

  • Those seeking the "fine art" look
  • Prints intended for long term display
  • Landscapes, portraits, warm tone black & white, art reproduction prints

Aurora Art White 250

The original Aurora Art White weight is back! If you require archival grade cotton paper but prefer medium weight and thickness, this is the Aurora for you!

Made using refined 100% cotton, Aurora Art White 250 brings elegance, warmth, and nuance to your photography and art prints. This acid-free paper features a pleasing natural white tone and semi-smooth surface.

Aurora Art Natural 250

The original Aurora Art Natural weight is back! If you require museum grade cotton paper but prefer medium weight and thickness, this is the Aurora for you!

Made using refined 100% cotton, Aurora Art Natural 250 brings elegance, warmth, and nuance to your photography and art prints. This acid-free paper features a pleasing natural white tone and semi-smooth surface.

60lb. River Linen

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

  • Greeting cards, elegant invitations, announcements, photo prints
  • Any inkjet printer
  • Linen texture matte surface
  • Matte surface that takes on a very slight sheen when printed
  • High-performance coating for bright colors, deep blacks

60lb. Paper Canvas

60lb. Paper Canvas offers the texture of canvas media and the flexible use of a paper stock.

  • paper with a canvas texture
  • compatible with dye and pigment inks
  • plain paper back
  • you can print text and graphic on the back
  • photo weight

60lb. Pecos River Gloss

Pecos River Gloss is the ideal glossy for greeting cards, note cards, and design presentations. Pecos is the only "cast coated gloss" compatible with both pigment and dye inks.

  • High gloss, smooth surface
  • Acid free base stock. Acid free coating.
  • Card weight and thickness

86lb. Pecos River Gloss Duo

DUO features a high gloss surface on both sides for brilliant photo reproduction with dye and pigment inks. This double-sided inkjet paper is unique because of its sturdy 15mil thickness and range of printer compatibility.

  • Portfolios
  • Books
  • Greeting Cards
  • Business
  • Post cards

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.)