River Runners Blog

Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Update – Another April Snow Miracle! »

April Snow Boosts Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Some may say ‘miracle’ is overstating the latest spring snowstorm in Colorado, but if you’ve been following the state’s snowpack this winter, it sure feels like one. Regardless of what you call it – April snow has delivered to the Upper Arkansas River Basin. Nearly three feet of … read more

Après rafting at River Runners Colorado – kick back and be happy »

Post-adventure fun at River Runners This is going to be an exciting year at River Runners with lots of food, music and special events to pair with your whitewater rafting, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and off-roading. Here are the best experiences for après rafting at River Runners Colorado. Book now, raft this summer 15% off full-days … read more

Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Update and Rafting Season Outlook »

Arkansas river basin snowpack levels look good; we anticipate an epic 2018 season! Raft April through September, 2018 Even with snow packs lower throughout Colorado, the Arkansas river basin is doing extremely well and we anticipate an epic 2018 season! Snowpack is an important factor when trying to predict summer whitewater rafting conditions in Colorado. … read more

A piece of River Runners history »

“Huckleberry Finn Gone High Brow – That’s River Runners” By Travis Hochard, general manager, River Runners I’m not sure what is meant by the quote above, but it is the first line of the first known news article about whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River in Colorado. It should come as no surprise the article … read more

2018 Rafting Season Update and Snowpack Report »

Book now, raft April 7 – September 30, 2018 20-40% off whitewater rafting tours The 2018 River Runners rafting season has been announced. Raft any date April 7 through September 30, 2018. Don’t miss the boat! The River Runners Early Bird Rafting Sale is almost over. 40% off full-days – enter EarlyBird40 20% off half-days … read more

Don’t miss the boat. Start planning your Colorado summer vacation now! »

Planning Guide for Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin The Arkansas River Basin is a popular summer vacation spot in Southwest Colorado. It’s a good idea to plan ahead if you want to experience all the area has to offer. This blog will help you find the nicest places to stay, coolest activities, tastiest restaurants and best … read more

The River Runners Early Bird Whitewater Rafting Sale »

Book now, raft next summer 20-40% off whitewater rafting tours The River Runners Early Bird Whitewater Rafting Sale ends today. Book now for next summer. Get 40% off full-days and 20% off half-day and overnight rafting trips. Book online or call 800-723-8987. 40% off full-day tours – enter EarlyBird40 20% off half-day and overnight tours … read more

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