Colorado white water rafting report June 16, 2011
Buena Vista, Colorado Arkansas river rafting report
Buena Vista, Colorado white water rafting flows for the Arkansas River
Numbers Rafting trips: 3,020 Cubic feet per second (Must be less than 2,400 CFS to raft commercially )
Family Float Rafting trips: 3,020 Cubic feet per second
Browns Canyon Rafting trips:
- 3,020 Cubic feet per second
Canon City, Colorado Arkansas river rafting report
Canon City, Colorado white water rafting flows for the Arkansas River
Royal Gorge Rafting trips
- : 3,480 Cubic feet per second
(Must be less than 3,200 CFS to raft commercially )
Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting trips: 3,480 Cubic feet per second
Incredible Snow = Incredible White water
Colorado has experienced an incredible winter with an above average snow fall. This melting snow creates incredible Colorado white water rafting. Right now we are experiencing high water on the Arkansas River for rafting. This makes the white water rafting in Colorado incredible. Do not miss this white water rafting season. If you are out for adventure and an incredible Colorado white water rafting experience go rafting today!
Some extreme rafting sections closed
Due to the high water some of our advanced rafting sections of the Arkansas River are closed today. The Colorado State parks recommends that white water rafting companies do not run the Numbers section of the Arkansas River above 2,400 CFS and that rafting companies do nor raft the Royal Gorge Commercially above 3,200 CFS.
Extremely Good Rafting
With the Arkansas River running this high you will have an extremely good time rafting Browns Canyon or Bighorn Canyon. Families with small children at least 4 and 50 LBS will enjoy rafting on our family float rafting trip.
Rafting in Buena Vista, Colorado
If you plan to raft in Buena Vista, Colorado be sure to arrive early or plan to stay late to enjoy River Runners Riverside Grill. All rafting guests receive discount tickets to soak at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort after their rafting trips. Professional photographers shoot every rafting trip. Enjoy your rafting photos on our big screen televisions after your rafting trip. Take your rafting photos home and share them with your family and friends.
Rafting in Buena Vista, Colorado
If you are planning on rafting in Canon City Colorado you will have a blast rafting Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Many rafting groups have seen the Bighorn Sheep this week along the Arkansas River. Be sure to visit the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. All rafting guests receive discount tickets to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.
Please Arrive Early for Rafting But Do Not Speed
Have fun and be safe. Do not speed on Hwy 285 near Buena Vista, Colorado. There are many Colorado State Troopers on this Colorado Highway. Please be careful with fire as it has been a dry spring in Colorado and the fire hazard is extreme.
FIBARK white water festival started this week. FIBARK is the oldest white water festival in the world. Come rafting with River Runners and enjoy FIBARK in Salida, Colorado. All events are free to watch and there is free music each night at the Riverside Park in Salida. The Hooligan race is one of my favorite events. People build crazy floating crafts and raft down the Arkansas River. The Hooligan Race takes part on Saturday June 18th 5:30pm
Each day you can watch white water rafting events and kayak competitions on the Arkansas River. Tonight James and The Devil & March Fourth Marching Band will be playing live music in Salida on the banks of the Arkansas River.
Be sure to check out Hells Bells Saturday night in Salida, Colorado. This is a great show. Hells Bells is an ACDC all girl tribute band.