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Guided Colorado Whitewater Rafting Tours Since 1972

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Let River Runners be your guide on the Arkansas River in Colorado

Raft in some of the most beautiful valleys and canyons in the world on half-day, full-day or multi-day adventures. Beginner, intermediate and advanced tours will depart daily from now through September 4 (Labor Day), 2023. Choose from two Colorado whitewater rafting outposts near Buena Vista and Cañon City.


Take the stress out of planning your vacation. Get a full refund if you cancel at least 48 hours prior to your original reservation date.


Get ready for splashy fun on Colorado’s Arkansas River. Raft Browns Canyon National Monument or Bighorn Sheep Canyon for a Colorado whitewater rafting tour you won’t forget.


Advanced Whitewater

Raft the Royal Gorge or the Numbers for some of the most challenging whitewater in the state. Advanced Colorado whitewater rafting tours depart from our Buena Vista and Royal Gorge outposts.


Overnight Rafting

Plug into nature with no cell phones, no video games and no TVs. Raft, camp and play in Browns Canyon National Monument on a fun and relaxing overnight rafting tour in Colorado.


My family has been rafting with River Runners for over 20 years and we always have a great time! - Emily from Oklahoma City, OK


& Hours
Open May 19 - August 20, 2023

Riverside Grill

The Riverside Grill at River Runners offers an outdoor ‘beach vibe’ dining experience. Enjoy great food and drinks in a unique family-friendly atmosphere.


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Event Space

Are you hosting an event? Check out this stunning outdoor venue on the banks of the Arkansas River – just six miles south of Buena Vista, Colorado.


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2023 Concert Series

Live Music

Get ready for some live music on the beach at River Runners Browns Canyon this summer. The 2023 lineup is out now, so mark your calendars and get tickets.
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"This was our third trip with River Runners and we will most definitely return… I can't recommend River Runners more strongly.”
Mark W.
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“So professional and knowledgeable. We had an absolute blast last year and are going on a two-day trip this year.”
Angelica H.
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