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What national monument status means for Browns »

Since Browns Canyon was designated a national monument on February 19, 2015, we have gotten a lot of questions about what national monument status means for whitewater rafting…

Huge music festival coming to Salida, CO »

The small mountain town of Salida, Colorado is known for whitewater rafting and other outdoor pursuits, but after this summer it may also be known for its music scene.

Book your Colorado rafting trip like a pro »

Whether this is your first time whitewater rafting in Colorado or you’re a seasoned river runner, you’ll want to check out this handy guide on how to book a Colorado rafting trip.

Ski it this Winter, Raft it next Summer »

The Monarch Mountain Season Pass provides unlimited access to some of the best skiing in Colorado, plus it includes free days and discounts to other great ski areas…

Raft the Arkansas River through September 7 »

The 2014 Colorado whitewater rafting season has been one to remember, but it’s not over yet. Thanks to an above average snowpack this past winter and a heavy monsoon season…

Unplug and Recharge on an Overnight Rafting Trip »

Explore the canyons of Colorado on an overnight whitewater rafting trip. The Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River is the perfect entry-level experience to reconnect with family.

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