Troop Camping and Rafting on the Arkansas River
Boy Scout and Venturing Crew Base Camp
The River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort is the perfect Boy Scout and Venturing Crew base camp in Colorado. Explore Chaffee County in Colorado this summer from this unique group camping destination. Enjoy whitewater rafting, hiking, horseback riding, zip line tours and other outdoor adventures.
The riverside campground has three group campsites along the banks of the Arkansas River. Each camp has picnic tables and an established fire pit with a capacity of 15 – 20 people.
Campsites are limited. Call today: 800-723-8987
- Raft Browns Canyon from camp
- Indoor bathroom facilities with free hot showers
- Sand volleyball court
- Horse shoe pit
- Catch and release fishing
- Riverside Grill
- Rafting store
Now this is Colorado
Nestled between Buena Vista and Nathrop, Colorado, the River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort campground is convenient to all Chaffee County activities. Scout troops can whitewater raft Browns Canyon right from River Runners, hike numerous 14,000 foot peaks seen from camp and mountain bike or horseback ride sections of the Colorado Trail or nearby Four Mile area. Also ask about our Raft and Zip packages.
Earn Merit Badges at River Runners
Scouts can earn a whitewater merit badge here with the help of River Runners and your Merit Badge Counselors; or let us help you with the BSA 50-Miler Award to combine hiking and paddling miles. There are numerous other merit badges your troop can earn in Colorado.
Base Camp to Adventure
Use the River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort campground as your troop base camp to explore all that Chaffee County Colorado has to offer.
Between all the adventure, Scout Troops and Venturing Crews can relax at camp alongside the Arkansas River and observe wildlife including deer, water fowl and other birds. Take a trip to Mt. Princeton Hot Springs just 10 minutes away. Be sure to get discount soaking passes through River Runners.