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Whitewater rafting in the Royal Gorge.

Flow Management Program Benefits Recreation on Colorado’s Arkansas River »

Annual Flow Program goes from July 1 – August 15 One thing that makes the Upper Arkansas River in Colorado a great place to raft, kayak and stand-up paddleboard late into summer, is the Voluntary Flow Management Program, which augments flows from July 1 – August 15 each summer. Agreement holders coordinate to move water … read more

Royal Gorge Rafting Trips.

Snowpack and water update for rafting Colorado’s Arkansas River in 2018 »

Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River now through September The first signs of spring are here on Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River. Trees are budding, birds are singing and flows are rising. Now that the rafting season is upon us, what can we expect river conditions to be like this summer? Even with a low snowpack in southern … read more

River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort.

Après rafting at River Runners Colorado – kick back and be happy »

Post-adventure fun at River Runners This is going to be an exciting year at River Runners with lots of food, music and special events to pair with your whitewater rafting, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and off-roading. Here are the best experiences for après rafting at River Runners Colorado. Book now, raft this summer 15% off full-days … read more

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A piece of River Runners history »

“Huckleberry Finn Gone High Brow – That’s River Runners” By Travis Hochard, general manager, River Runners I’m not sure what is meant by the quote above, but it is the first line of the first known news article about whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River in Colorado. It should come as no surprise the article … read more

Colorado summer vacation.

Don’t miss the boat. Start planning your Colorado summer vacation now! »

Planning Guide for Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin The Arkansas River Basin is a popular summer vacation spot in Southwest Colorado. It’s a good idea to plan ahead if you want to experience all the area has to offer. This blog will help you find the nicest places to stay, coolest activities, tastiest restaurants and best … read more

Raft Colorado's Arkansas River.

Summer is not over yet! Colorado’s epic rafting season rolls on. »

Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River through September A deep snowpack this past winter, followed by record moisture in the high country this summer, has resulted in higher than normal flows on Colorado’s Arkansas River all season. This trend is expected to continue through Labor Day, so grab some friends and plan your next Colorado whitewater rafting … read more

Colorado Rafting.

Book your Colorado rafting trip before summer ends »

The water levels are great – raft through September A whitewater rafting trip can create lasting memories your family will cherish for years to come. Don’t miss your chance to raft Colorado’s Arkansas River this summer. Book online and save 10% with promo code: ONLINE Save 10% with promo code: ONLINE BOOK ONLINE Find the … read more

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River Runners announces whitewater rafting and off-road adventure packages »

Save 15% on whitewater rafting, lunch, and side-by-side ATV tours Colorado Adventures in Buena Vista and at the Royal Gorge Package a whitewater rafting trip, lunch, and an off-road tour for a full day of adventure in Buena Vista or at the Royal Gorge. Raft Browns Canyon, the Numbers, Bighorn Sheep Canyon or the Royal … read more

Colorado whitewater update.

Colorado whitewater update: Upper Arkansas River »

Peak flows expected the latter half of June Runoff is in full force on Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River and the snowpack is 176 percent of normal. This means high water conditions should persist through June and into July. Book your trip in June for the best whitewater of the season. Save 10% on any tour … read more

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Planning a Colorado whitewater rafting trip? We’ve got you covered! »

River Runners is open for the 2017 rafting season Planning a Colorado whitewater rafting trip? River Runners is open seven days a week from 9 am to 5 pm MST. Call 800-723-8987 to speak with a reservation specialist or book online 24 hours a day. Book Online and Save 20% OFF full day raft trips … read more