River Runners Blog

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!

Colorado Whitewater Rafting Season Update »

The Upper Arkansas River Basin Snowpack is 134% of average and water managers have started releases from Clear Creek and Twin Lakes Reservoirs to make room for the spring runoff.

First Time Whitewater River Rafting in Colorado? »

For some of you the idea of a whitewater river trip may conjure up images from disturbing Hollywood movies like Deliverance… See what it’s really like whitewater rafting in Colorado.

Arkansas River Outfitters Association Wins Award »

River Runners is proud to be a part of this cooperative effort, which helps keep flows high enough for whitewater rafting Colorado‘s Upper Arkansas River throughout the summer.

Ski and ride it this winter, raft it next summer »

In addition to all the great skiing and riding you get with a Monarch Mountain season pass, now you can save 25 percent on your next Colorado rafting trip at River Runners.