Browns Canyon National Monument Rafting Trips



Browns Canyon – Class III (IV)

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Browns Canyon Full Day Rafting Trip

Browns Canyon is the most popular family rafting trip in Colorado.

Full Day: $88/Child $98/Adult

Departs at 10:30 am | Allow 6 hours

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1/2 Day: $50/Child $60/Adult

Departs at 10:00 am & 2:00 pm | Allow 3 hours

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  • Departs from River Runners Buena Vista
  • Minimum Requirements: 6 and 50 lbs*
  • Beginner/Intermediate
  • Arrive one hour prior to the departure time
  • Questions? Call 800-723-8987

*Minimum requirements and rapid classifications fluctuate with water levels. Please call for current conditions.




Raft through Browns Canyon National Monument

Departing Daily April – Labor Day

Choose from full day, half day and overnight whitewater rafting trips in Browns Canyon National Monument, where you’ll experience majestic canyon scenery and legendary class III rapids like Pinball, Zoom Flume and Staircase.

Put-in at River Runners

All River Runners Browns Canyon rafting trips depart from our riverside property (at normal flows). This gives you more time to relax on your Colorado vacation.

The best class III rafting trip in Colorado

Get ready to cool off and have fun on this family-friendly rafting trip near Buena Vista, Colorado. Whether this is your first time rafting or you’re a seasoned river runner, everyone is sure to love this classic stretch of Colorado whitewater.

Paddle Boat or Oar Boat

You can paddle along with guide instruction (most popular) or request an oar boat if you would prefer to hold on as your guide rows you down the river.

Do you still have questions about rafting in Colorado?

You can give us a call at 800-723-8987 or check out the River Runners FAQ.


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“Absolutely awesome! We couldn’t have asked for a better experience!”

-Tim from Denver, Colorado