Arkansas River Basin snowpack well above average
Expect high water in June
The snowpack in Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River Basin is 206% of average and the runoff is just getting started. That’s great news for thrill-seekers looking for a wild ride this June. It also bodes well for beginners and young families planning a raft trip for July, August and September – as flows will remain runnable well into fall.
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Planning your raft trip
Something for nearly all ages and abilities
If you are not a strong swimmer or have kids between six and 12 years old, the best whitewater rafting trips to book during high water are the Family Float, Bighorn Sheep Canyon, or the Salida Town Run. These sections of river have less rapids, but still offer a fun splashy trip at high water. If you book a Browns Canyon trip and the ages go up, we will work with you to change the route of your trip to mitigate risk.
High water thrills
This is what whitewater rafting is all about
If you’re a thrill-seeker looking for a wet and wild ride – high water is for you. While advanced sections close at high flows, other sections become more challenging. Simply book an advanced trip regardless of flows and we will take care of the rest. The alternate route for rafting the Royal Gorge at high water is the Three Rocks section, and the alternate route for rafting the Numbers at high water is the Narrows through Browns Canyon. High water in these alternate sections provide the most exciting whitewater all year – you don’t want to miss it!