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2019 River Runners Spring Sale »

Book now, raft this summer The Rive Runners Spring Sale is here! Book now and raft next summer. Full day rafting trips are 20% off and all other tours are 10% off if you book by February 4, 2019. Don’t miss out on the best deal of the year! The River Runners Spring Sale 20% … read more

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Snowpack and water update for rafting Colorado’s Arkansas River in 2018 »

Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River now through September The first signs of spring are here on Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River. Trees are budding, birds are singing and flows are rising. Now that the rafting season is upon us, what can we expect river conditions to be like this summer? Even with a low snowpack in southern … read more

Colorado Snowpack.

Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Update – Another April Snow Miracle! »

April Snow Boosts Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Some may say ‘miracle’ is overstating the latest spring snowstorm in Colorado, but if you’ve been following the state’s snowpack this winter, it sure feels like one. Regardless of what you call it – April snow has delivered to the Upper Arkansas River Basin. Nearly three feet of … read more

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Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Update and Rafting Season Outlook »

Arkansas river basin snowpack levels look good; we anticipate an epic 2018 season! Raft April through September, 2018 Even with snow packs lower throughout Colorado, the Arkansas river basin is doing extremely well and we anticipate an epic 2018 season! Snowpack is an important factor when trying to predict summer whitewater rafting conditions in Colorado. … read more

Colorado summer vacation.

Don’t miss the boat. Start planning your Colorado summer vacation now! »

Planning Guide for Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin The Arkansas River Basin is a popular summer vacation spot in Southwest Colorado. It’s a good idea to plan ahead if you want to experience all the area has to offer. This blog will help you find the nicest places to stay, coolest activities, tastiest restaurants and best … read more

Raft Colorado's Arkansas River.

Summer is not over yet! Colorado’s epic rafting season rolls on. »

Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River through September A deep snowpack this past winter, followed by record moisture in the high country this summer, has resulted in higher than normal flows on Colorado’s Arkansas River all season. This trend is expected to continue through Labor Day, so grab some friends and plan your next Colorado whitewater rafting … read more

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River Runners announces whitewater rafting and off-road adventure packages »

Save 15% on whitewater rafting, lunch, and side-by-side ATV tours Colorado Adventures in Buena Vista and at the Royal Gorge Package a whitewater rafting trip, lunch, and an off-road tour for a full day of adventure in Buena Vista or at the Royal Gorge. Raft Browns Canyon, the Numbers, Bighorn Sheep Canyon or the Royal … read more

Colorado whitewater update.

Colorado whitewater update: Upper Arkansas River »

Peak flows expected the latter half of June Runoff is in full force on Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River and the snowpack is 176 percent of normal. This means high water conditions should persist through June and into July. Book your trip in June for the best whitewater of the season. Save 10% on any tour … read more

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Planning a Colorado whitewater rafting trip? We’ve got you covered! »

River Runners is open for the 2017 rafting season Planning a Colorado whitewater rafting trip? River Runners is open seven days a week from 9 am to 5 pm MST. Call 800-723-8987 to speak with a reservation specialist or book online 24 hours a day. Book Online and Save 20% OFF full day raft trips … read more

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Virtual Tour Guide: Royal Gorge History »

The Royal Gorge was a tourist attraction well before the construction of the bridge in 1929. Travelers started visiting the area as early as the late 1800’s. Today, hundreds of thousands visit the park annually by kayak, raft, train, and bridge. There are lots of ways to experience the Royal Gorge, but let’s start with … read more