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Arkansas River Rafting Conditions

Whitewater conditions update: Family and advanced rafting tours are open »

Arkansas River rafting conditions The runoff has peaked and all high water advisories have been lifted. This means epic family fun and advanced rafting tours are just getting started on the Arkansas River in Colorado. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced tours are departing daily on half-day, full-day, and overnight adventures. Kids as young as three years … read more

Rafting conditions.

Whitewater Rafting Conditions Update »

Enjoy high water conditions on the Arkansas River in Colorado The 2019 rafting season is in full swing and the conditions are epic. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced tours are departing daily on half-day, full-day, and overnight adventures. Kids as young as six years old can raft the Family Float. Rafting Sale 10% off rafting tours … read more

Stand-up Paddleboard Tours.

Five reasons to visit Buena Vista, Colorado »

Colorado is full of outdoor recreation, hot springs, and cool mountain towns. Below are five reasons you should visit Buena Vista, Colorado and make it your next family vacation destination. 1. Rafting, Kayaking, and Stand Up Paddle Boarding The Arkansas River Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River is known for world-class whitewater, but you don’t have to … read more

Get ready for the runoff in Colorado »

Colorado rafting and snowpack The Colorado whitewater rafting season is well underway, but someone forgot to tell Mother Nature. Many rivers have yet to swell from the melt and the mountains look more like mid-winter than late-spring. Statewide snowpack is 432% of normal for this time of year (as of May 30, 2019) and the … read more

Planning your whitewater rafting trip in Colorado »

It’s going to be a special year on the Upper Arkansas River Every water year is unique in Colorado and 2019 is shaping up to be one of the best on record. Check out our tips below for planning your whitewater rafting trip to one of the most popular rafting destinations in the world. 20% … read more

Colorado whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River.

Planning your Colorado rafting trip in a high-water year »

The Arkansas River Basin snowpack is above average. Every few years we get an above average snowpack in Colorado, which results in high flows on creeks and rivers during the spring and summer. This is looking to be one of those epic whitewater years. Colorado’s river basins are all in great shape with a statewide … read more

Colorado whitewater rafting in the Royal Gorge.

Five pro tips for planning your Colorado whitewater rafting vacation »

Colorado whitewater rafting tours on the Arkansas River Below are five pro tips for planning your Colorado whitewater rafting vacation on the Upper Arkansas River in Colorado. Above Photo: A River Runners raft exits the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River near Cañon City, Colorado. By Catherine Eichel Photography. River Runners Winter Sale 40% Off … read more