River Runners Blog

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

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

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: 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

Five reasons to visit Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin »

Colorado is full of outdoor recreation, hot springs, and cool mountain towns. Below are five reasons why Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin should be your next family vacation destination. 1. Rafting, Kayaking, and Stand Up Paddle Boarding The Arkansas River Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River is known for world-class whitewater, but you don’t have to be hardcore … read more

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

Virtual Tour Guide: Royal Gorge History »

The Royal Gorge was a tourist attraction well before the construction of the bridge in 1929. Travelers started visiting the area as early as the late 1800’s. Today, hundreds of thousands visit the park annually by kayak, raft, train, and bridge. There are lots of ways to experience the Royal Gorge, but let’s start with … read more

Snowpack setting up for big whitewater rafting season on Colorado’s Arkansas River  »

Arkansas River Basin snowpack 140% of normal The snowpack in Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin is 140% of normal and 100% of average peak as we enter the last week of February. This combined with stormy weather in the short-term and extended forecasts means the Arkansas River is on track for another big whitewater rafting season … read more

ATV Tours, Snowpack Update and 40% Off Whitewater Rafting »

More Colorado Adventures with River Runners Colorado ATV Tours new for 2017 River Runners and the Adventure Hub have partnered up to offer Colorado ATV tours in 2017. Half day trips will depart from our Buena Vista and Royal Gorge outposts. Drive or ride along in a 2017 Polaris RZR 900. Tours will be in … read more

Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Update »

Above Average Snowpack in Arkansas River Basin It’s early, but things are looking up The calendars have turned to 2017, and those in the Colorado whitewater rafting world are looking at (and skiing) the snowpack. The Colorado high country has four months remaining of potential snow accumulation (about two-thirds of the snowpack season), but it’s … read more