River Runners Blog

Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River »

I loved it when my dad took me whitewater rafting in Colorado for the first time. It was with River Runners on the Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River. I knew right away…

White Water Rafting Siedel’s Suckhole in Browns Canyon »

Whitewater rafting Siedel’s Suckhole in Lower Browns Canyon of the Arkansas River Siedel’s Suckhole One of the most famous rapids on the Arkansas River is Siedel’s Suckhole in Lower Browns Canyon. It has been the nemesis of rookie raft guides for decades, but to the joy and delight of willing rafting participants. You too can … read more

The CKS Unofficial Race to the Grill Series »

Join us for the CKS Unofficial Race to the Grill Series every Wednesday in July at the River Runners Riverside Grill – five miles south of Buena Vista, Colo. Be sure to arrive no later than 6:00 pm

White water rafting the Numbers on the Arkansas River at high water »

A wild Colorado whitewater rafting experience   High water Numbers rafting Runoff is mid-May through mid-June The Numbers is a class IV-V section of the Arkansas River located north of Buena Vista, Colorado. It is widely known for having the most continuous whitewater in Colorado. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife regulates whitewater rafting companies on … read more

Choosing the Best Whitewater Rafting Trip »

Choosing the best Colorado whitewater rafting trip for your group can be a daunting task. Let River Runners help you with the booking process for your next (or first) whitewater adventure.

Royal Gorge Reopens to Rafting »

River Runners offers guided raft trips through the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River. This is the upper end of commercial rafting in the Royal Gorge, which means world-class whitewater.

Colorado Rafting is Best it’s Been in Years »

High water conditions will be found on the Arkansas River for the next several weeks! If you are looking for some exciting whitewater – give us a call or book online today.

Colorado Rafting Memorial Weekend »

The Arkansas River is on the rise due to warm temperatures in the high country and now is a great time to raft the Royal Gorge and the Numbers sections of the Arkansas River prior to high water.

The Best Whitewater Rafting in Colorado »

Colorado is known for having some of the best whitewater in the world, but what river in Colorado has the best whitewater rafting? Considering things like miles of whitewater, accessibility, natural beauty…

The Best Time to Go Whitewater Rafting »

A common question we get at River Runners is ‘when is the best time to go whitewater rafting in Colorado?’ Since rafting is a seasonal activity, a good start would be spring and summer!