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Snowpack setting up for big whitewater rafting season on Colorado’s Arkansas River  »

Arkansas River Basin snowpack 140% of normal The snowpack in Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin is 140% of normal and 100% of average peak as we enter the last week of February. This combined with stormy weather in the short-term and extended forecasts means the Arkansas River is on track for another big whitewater rafting season … read more

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ATV Tours, Snowpack Update and Whitewater Rafting »

More Colorado Adventures with River Runners Colorado ATV Tours new for 2017 River Runners and the Adventure Hub have partnered up to offer Colorado ATV tours in 2017. Half day trips will depart from our Buena Vista and Royal Gorge outposts. Drive or ride along in a 2017 Polaris RZR 900. Tours will be in … read more

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Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Update »

Above Average Snowpack in Arkansas River Basin It’s early, but things are looking up The calendars have turned to 2017, and those in the Colorado whitewater rafting world are looking at (and skiing) the snowpack. The Colorado high country has four months remaining of potential snow accumulation (about two-thirds of the snowpack season), but it’s … read more

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Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River through September 25 »

Colorado Whitewater Rafting Raft Colorado this Fall Colorado’s whitewater rafting season is winding down, but you still have time to raft and kayak the Arkansas River. Raft the Royal Gorge, Bighorn Sheep Canyon, Browns Canyon or the Family Float on half day adventures through September 25. The Royal Gorge has the best whitewater during fall, … read more

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Late Summer Colorado Whitewater Rafting Guide »

Colorado Whitewater Rafting Guide Raft, kayak and SUP board the Arkansas River Summer is rolling right along, but there are still plenty of hot days to cool off with some whitewater on Colorado’s Arkansas River. You can raft, kayak or stand up paddle board with River Runners now through September 25, 2016. Low water, high … read more

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High water is here! »

Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River The whitewater rafting season has arrived and high water is here! Due to Colorado’s above average snowpack, which peaked at over 200%, water levels have begun rocketing far beyond typical flows. If you are looking for an exciting, adventure-packed rafting trip with titanic waves, then high water is for you! It’s … read more

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2016 Colorado whitewater rafting guide – Arkansas River »

Arkansas River Basin snowpack well above average Expect high water in June The snowpack in Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River Basin is 206% of average and the runoff is just getting started. That’s great news for thrill-seekers looking for a wild ride this June. It also bodes well for beginners and young families planning a raft … read more

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Raft, Kayak and SUP Colorado »

River Runners joins the BV Adventure Hub Raft, Kayak, and SUP the Arkansas River River Runners is now part of the BV Adventure Hub, which means we can better serve our guests with a third location at South Main in Buena Vista, Colorado, and offer more activities like Stand Up Paddle Board and inflatable kayak … read more

Whitewater rafting in Colorado.

Winter whitewater rafting sale »

Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River (this summer)! Book now, raft later, save money It’s time to get the best deal of the year on your Colorado whitewater rafting trip! Save big on your summer vacation. Get 40% off full-days, 20% off half-days, or 20% off overnight rafting trips booked by February 15, 2016. Raft any date … read more

Colorado vacation at the Royal Gorge

Find your ultimate Colorado vacation at the Royal Gorge »

Visit the Royal Gorge Region of Colorado Go whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River, visit the Royal Gorge Bridge Colorado, ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, and other ideas for your ultimate Colorado vacation at the Royal Gorge – all just one hour from Colorado Springs. Raft the Arkansas River Raft trips run through the … read more