White Water Rafting Near Castle Rock, Colorado
The best white water rafting near Castle Rock, Colorado is on the Arkansas River and the most trusted rafting company on the Arkansas River is River Runners. Since 1972, River Runners has offered Colorado white water rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Choose from two rafting centers in Canon City and Buena Vista, Colorado – both a quick and scenic drive from Castle Rock. You can experience advanced white water rafting trips through the Royal Gorge, the Numbers and Pine Creek; intermediate white water rafting trips through Bighorn Sheep Canyon and Browns Canyon; or beginner white water rafting trips on the Family Float – all on the world-renowned Arkansas River. Check out our one hour, half day, full day and overnight Colorado white water rafting trips. River Runners offers Castle Rock white water rafting vacations on the Arkansas River from May 1 through Labor Day. Space is limited, so book online or call today.
Things to do in Castle Rock, Colorado
Castle Rock is an ideal basecamp for the endless recreational opportunities found in Colorado. While in town, enjoy great shopping, fabulous dining, renowned museums and affordable lodging. On top of that, Castle Rock visitors and residents enjoy 5,400 acres of open space, 57 miles of trails, 250 acres of parkland, eight award-winning golf courses, a skate park, hockey rinks, and a large indoor recreation facility. Best of all, Castle Rock is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and just a short drive from skiing, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing and white water rafting on the Arkansas River. If you are visiting in late spring or summer, rafting the Arkansas River is one of the most exciting things to do in Castle Rock, Colorado.
Driving from Castle Rock Colorado to the Arkansas River
The closest River Runners location to Castle Rock is the River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center, which is just a two hour and 45 minute drive via I-25, CO 115 and US 50. There is also great white water rafting trips available at the River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort – just two and a half hours southwest of Castle Rock via US 285. Both our Canon City and Buena Vista, Colorado locations are scenic drives from Castle Rock, Colorado and offer direct access to the best white water rafting in the state. Once you drive to these locations there are endless camping and lodging opportunities to choose from so plan to stay a few days and explore the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
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