River Runners Blog

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.

Rafting the Royal Gorge offers Many Levels of Fun »

The Arkansas River is home to some wild whitewater that boasts as much history as excitement, and each Royal Gorge rafting season is different based on the past winter’s snow pack.

Late Season Rafting on the Arkansas River »

In a typical season, around 70 percent of commercial rafters come in the months of June and July. What many don’t realize is that August is also a prime time for a family whitewater rafting adventure, especially this year. Thanks to an active monsoon season we expect great rafting through Labor Day.

Colorado Raft and Zip Line Packages »

River Runners in Buena Vista offers Colorado Raft and Zip Line Packages that include either a morning of whitewater rafting and an afternoon zip line tour or vice versa. For my adventure, I chose to spend the morning soaring through the brisk high altitude air in Leadville, Colorado.

Colorado Summer Vacation Ideas »

August is here and time is running out to enjoy all of the great summer activities in Colorado. Whether you’re looking for a family getaway or a high adventure weekend, we have you covered with these Colorado summer vacation ideas you’re sure to love. Explore Cañon City or Buena Vista, Colorado.

Living Life to the FULLest on a Colorado Raft Trip »

Here at River Runners, we understand that life can move pretty fast. I mean that literally for us, as we spend most of our time paddling down fast-moving whitewater. For you however, we know that sometimes all you have time for is a half-day rafting trip for your family reunion or your six-year-old…

Colorado Rafting through Labor Day »

Labor Day weekend is already booking up for Royal Gorge rafting trips, but limited space is still available. The summer monsoon season has provided a much-needed boost in flows on the Arkansas River, which should provide great rafting through late summer. Book your Colorado rafting trip today.

Colorado Rafting for Anyone and Everyone »

By now I have to believe that I have one of the best summer jobs out there as a marketing representative for River Runners in Buena Vista, Colorado. “Time flies when you’re having fun” may be the perfect way to describe it, but my favorite thing about this job is meeting the other fun-loving adventure seekers.