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Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River.

High water conditions projected for Colorado’s Arkansas River »

Expect big water for Colorado rafting season Snowpack readings for Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin are at 282% of normal for this time of year, and in the coming weeks the Arkansas River could be at levels not seen since 1995 – a year that holds high water records for nearly every date throughout the summer. … read more

Rafting, zip line tours, hot springs and more.

Family vacation ideas in Colorado »

Rafting, hot springs, zip line tours, and other summer adventures in central Colorado Colorado is a popular family vacation destination year-round, but these hidden gems are best known for summer adventures. Check out this list of family vacation ideas near Buena Vista, Salida and Cañon City, before you plan your trip to Colorado this summer. … read more

TRIP CATEGORY – Beginner Rafting Trips: One Day Class II-IV »

Beginner / Intermediate

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Colorado’s Arkansas River offers some of the best beginner to intermediate whitewater in the world. Raft through Browns Canyon National Monument near Buena Vista, or Bighorn Sheep Canyon near the Royal Gorge.

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Open Snow Runoff Whitewater Rafting Deal »

River Runners Colorado whitewater rafting Runoff Season is almost here Get 20% off full day whitewater rafting trips Book your spring runoff whitewater rafting trip now and save 20% on full day adventures. Raft the Royal Gorge, Browns Canyon and the Numbers sections of the Arkansas River. The best flows are mid-May through mid-June. Don’t … read more

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Open Snow runoff rafting deal »

River Runners Colorado Whitewater Rafting Runoff Season is almost here Get 20% off full day whitewater rafting trips Book your spring runoff whitewater rafting trip now and save 20% on full day adventures. Raft the Royal Gorge, Browns Canyon and the Numbers sections of the Arkansas River. The best flows are mid-May through mid-June. Don’t … read more

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HOME – COLORADO WHITEWATER RAFTING »

Colorado Whitewater Rafting Buena Vista Adventure Hub RAFT, OFF-ROAD & RENTAL SHOP » Browns Canyon RAFT, CAMP, BAR & GRILL » Downtown Salida RENTAL SHOP & BOOKING CENTER » The Royal Gorge RAFT THE ROYAL GORGE » OFF ROAD TOURS AND RENTALS – The Adventure Hub – LEARN MORE » Colorado whitewater rafting since 1972 River … read more

Ski it this Winter, Raft it next Summer »

The Monarch Mountain Season Pass provides unlimited access to some of the best skiing in Colorado, plus it includes free days and discounts to other great ski areas…

Raft the Arkansas River through September 7 »

The 2014 Colorado whitewater rafting season has been one to remember, but it’s not over yet. Thanks to an above average snowpack this past winter and a heavy monsoon season…

Choosing the Best Whitewater Rafting Trip »

Choosing the best Colorado whitewater rafting trip for your group can be a daunting task. Let River Runners help you with the booking process for your next (or first) whitewater adventure.

Class V Rafting on the Arkansas River »

I tried to gauge the energy of the van. Nervousness was present, but there was also a version of excitement I haven’t felt in a long time. Although we had just met, we knew that we were going to need to work together as a cohesive unit to successfully maneuver down this stretch of class V whitewater called Pine Creek.