Plan Your Adventure

Tools to help you plan your Colorado Rafting Vacation

Use the pages in this section to help answer questions about how to find an outfitter for your Colorado Rafting Vacation. Please note that CROA is an administrative organization and not designed to help you plan your trip.

We encourage you to use the "Find a River" page to help you find a river and trip that meets your needs. If you have further questions, feel free to contact CROA for more information.


 

Black Canyon Anglers Black Canyon Anglers
Black Canyon Anglers

Black Canyon Anglers

Website: www.blackcanyonanglers.com
Phone: (970) 835-5050

Black Canyon Anglers is a fly shop, guide service, and lodge. We specialize in one, two, and three day float fishing trips down the Gunnison Gorge section of the Black Canyon. We also offer one or two day rafting trips, fly in fly out trips for pilots interested in landing on our private landing strip for accommodations at our lodge, lodging and dinner is available for all guests, and there is access to 3 miles of private river and stocked trout ponds.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
RIGS Adventure CO RIGS Adventure CO
RIGS Adventure CO

RIGS Adventure CO

Website: www.fishrigs.com
Phone: 888-626-4460

RIGS Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking trips are available all summer on Southwest Colorado rivers located a short distance from the Ouray, Telluride, Montrose, Silverton and Ridgway State Park area. Spring run-off from high in the Colorado Rockies brings Colorado rafting trips alive on the lower Gunnison River (Gunnison Gorge / Black Canyon & Escalante Dominguez sections), Uncompahgre River and San Miguel River. Discover picturesque canyons, lush riparian banks, abundant wildlife and fun/challenging class II - IV rapids, ½ Day Family Rafting Trips to Multi-Day River Adventures on exhilarating whitewater rafting trips ranging from mild to wild - serious wet and wild fun for your next family rafting vacation!
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
River Rats River Rats
River Rats

River Rats

Phone: 970-923-3307

Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Browns Canyon Rafting Browns Canyon Rafting
Browns Canyon Rafting

Browns Canyon Rafting

Website: www.raftbrownscanyon.com
Phone: 800-332-3381

Browns Canyon Rafting provides whitewater rafting trips for all ages and abilities. We are a small company owned and operated by experienced river professionals that are passionate about giving our guests the best river experience possible with emphasis on fun and safety. Our offices are located in Buena Vista and Idaho Springs. We run many sections of the Arkansas River and Clear Creek, from family-friendly floats to exhilarating class V whitewater. Our most popular trips are Browns Canyon, The Numbers, and Clear Creek Intermediate; 1/2 or full day trip. Other services we offer are inflatable kayak and stand up paddle board rentals or tours and overnight trips. Come enjoy the river with us today!
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Colorado Mountain College Colorado Mountain College
Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College

Website: www.coloradomtn.edu
Phone: 800-621-8559

A unique, hands-on program, Colorado Mountain College gives you a competitive Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Outdoor Education, preparing you for a job or further study upon graduation. It's not all play. A serious career or higher education awaits you: Pursue a degree in education, business, environmental science or recreation law, counsel at-risk youth in outdoor therapy programs, become an advisor for Outward Bound or NOLS, manage a region of the Student Conservation Association, teach via Experiential Education at an environmental primary school, work with city parks and recreation teams, or direct outdoor programs in public schools. At Colorado Mountain College, you'll get the best of both worlds. The basics of a liberal arts education coupled with theoretical and hands-on outdoor leadership is a winning combination. Programs in: Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley, Edwards, and Leadville.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Colorado River Center Colorado River Center
Colorado River Center

Colorado River Center

Website: www.coloradorivercenter.com
Phone: 888-888-7238

Colorado's only full-service river-side rental and rafting facility.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Colorado Adventure Center Colorado Adventure Center
Colorado Adventure Center

Colorado Adventure Center

Website: www.raftingcolorado.com
Phone: 800-997-3448

The Colorado Adventure Center is home to Colorado's finest outfitters offering fun, exciting rafting, Biking, and Zip Line adventure throughout the state from Denver to Aspen. Weather its whitewater rafting on four of Colorado's most popular rivers or Zipping across Colorado's rivers, we make adventure fun and easy for everyone. With convenient locations, family friendly adventure and multi-sport trips like "raft and zip" the Colorado Adventure Center is your ticket to fun.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center
Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center

Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center

Website: www.rmoc.com
Phone: 800-255-5784

We are the premier multi-sport outfitter in the Arkansas River Valley, offering professional instruction and guided trips. River activities include kayaking, rafting, duckies, and stand-up paddling. On land we conduct rock climbing trips at six differant locations and also have access to over 200 miles of mountain bike trails. Choose you own adventure at RMOC!
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Durango Rafting Company Durango Rafting Company
Durango Rafting Company

Durango Rafting Company

Website: www.durangoraft.com
Phone: 970-259-2252

We run several trips daily on the Lower Animas, as well as some combination trips with other outfitters.
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Arkansas Valley Adventures Arkansas Valley Adventures
Arkansas Valley Adventures

Arkansas Valley Adventures

Website: www.coloradorafting.net
Phone: 800.370.0581

Offering world class whitewater rafting through out Colorado. Trips depart daily from April until October. Zip Line tours and Climbing are available on site at our Outpost. We hope you enjoy your stay in beautiful Colorado.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Arkansas River Tours Arkansas River Tours
Arkansas River Tours

Arkansas River Tours

Website: www.arkansasrivertours.com
Phone: 800.321.4352

Since 1973! 1/4 to 3 day trips on the Arkansas River, America's most popular river. Family adventures to extreme adventures. Royal Gorge, Bighorn Canyon and Brown's Canyon. River and Rail packages with the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Multi-day wilderness trips in the Gunnison Gorge. Convenient locations in Canon City near the Royal Gorge and right on the river in Cotopaxi, CO. Fun vacations start here!
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Adventure Bound River Expeditions Adventure Bound River Expeditions
Adventure Bound River Expeditions

Adventure Bound River Expeditions

Phone: 800.423.4668

Join us for our 50th season! 1963-2013 ~ Adventure Bound offers professionally guided whitewater rafting trips on the Colorado, Green and Yampa Rivers. 1- to 7-day whitewater raft trips in Colorado and Utah. We take great pride in our quality crew, cuisine and craft with an emphasis on inflatable kayak participation. Our trips are great for families, singles and groups! Immerse yourself in the rich history, distinctive wildlife and incredible geology of the region. For a free brochure call 1.800.423.4668 or visit AdventureBoundUSA.com
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
American Adventure Expeditions American Adventure Expeditions
American Adventure Expeditions

American Adventure Expeditions

Website: www.americanadventure.com
Phone: 866-699-RAFT

Adventure is our middle name...Seriously! Your next great Colorado Adventure starts here! Offering whitewater rafting trips on North America's most popular river, mountain bike tours along the Continental Divide, guided ATV tours throughout the High Country, and Ziplining over rugged Colorado canyons. Let us help you plan your vacation of a lifetime.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
AAM's Mild to Wild Rafting, Inc AAM's Mild to Wild Rafting, Inc
AAM's Mild to Wild Rafting, Inc

AAM's Mild to Wild Rafting, Inc

Website: www.mild2wildrafting.com
Phone: 800.567.6745

Free yourself with a new adventure on one of five spectacular Colorado rivers. Based in amazing southwest Colorado our family class or adventure class trips will be the highlight of your vacation! Attention to detail and a customer first attitude is what we are about. Call for a free color brochure or to speak to a customer service rep.
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
A Wanderlust Adventure A Wanderlust Adventure
A Wanderlust Adventure

A Wanderlust Adventure

Phone: 800-745-7238

Enriching lives with memorable rafting trips for 30 years on Colorado's only Wild and Scenic river, the Cache La Poudre. Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Denver and Fort Collins, we offer beginning to advanced half and full day whitewater adventures for families and thrill seekers alike. Your vacation highlight!
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Blue Sky Adventures Blue Sky Adventures
Blue Sky Adventures

Blue Sky Adventures

Website: www.blueskyadventure.com
Phone: 877-945-6605

Since 1975, Blue Sky has been offering professionally guided whitewater river trips on the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers. Conveniently located in downtown Glenwood Springs in the Historic Hotel Colorado and across the street from the famous Hot Springs Pool and Lodge, Blue Sky Adventures is dedicated to providing a whitewater experience that exceeds any of our guests' expectations. Dedicated to safety, service, professionalism and fun since 1975.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Blazing Adventures Blazing Adventures
Blazing Adventures

Blazing Adventures

Phone: 800.282.7238

Blazing Adventures specializes in whitewater rafting from mild floats to wild class IV action and everything in between. We offer half day and full day raft trips on the Roaring Fork, Arkansas, and Colorado Rivers.
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Centennial Canoe Outfitters, Inc Centennial Canoe Outfitters, Inc
Centennial Canoe Outfitters, Inc

Centennial Canoe Outfitters, Inc

Website: www.centennialcanoe.com
Phone: 877-353-1850

Providing guided multi-day canoe trips in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming since 1985. We offer 9 different river sections from beginner to intermediate. Centennial Canoe also offers rentals and shuttle service.
Activities
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Colorado River and Trail Expeditions Colorado River and Trail Expeditions
Colorado River and Trail Expeditions

Colorado River and Trail Expeditions

Website: www.crateinc.com
Phone: 800.253.7328

Colorado River & Trail Expeditions will take you through the most amazing canyons and wilderness areas in the west, including Westwater Canyon, Cataract Canyon, Desolation Canyon, and Grand Canyon. From the desert landscapes and stunning gorges of the Green and Colorado Rivers to the magnificent wildlands of the Tatshenshini and Alsek Rivers in Alaska and Canada, our rafting expeditions are world class outdoor adventures. Trip lengths are 1-12 days. All camping gear, meals, and fees are included.
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Colorado Discover Ability Colorado Discover Ability
Colorado Discover Ability

Colorado Discover Ability

Phone: 970.257.1222

Colorado Discover Ability provides river trips for individuals and groups of people with physical or intellectual disabilities. From mellow, few-hour trips around Grand Junction to multi-day whitewater river expeditions, Colorado Discover Ability can accommodate the individual needs for safety, therapeutic value, and adrenaline rush on the rivers in Colorado and Utah.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Clear Creek Rafting Company Clear Creek Rafting Company
Clear Creek Rafting Company

Clear Creek Rafting Company

Website: www.clearcreekrafting.com
Phone: 800.353.9901

Experience Colorado's whitewater! With a free photo CD, free wetsuit use, free splash jacket use & helmets provided on all trips, Clear Creek Rafting Company offers exceptional value in rafting. Adventures on two great rivers with two convenient locations where there's always something for everyone! Just 30 minutes west of Denver, Clear Creek offers exciting, affordable and fun whitewater for all abilities from beginner to advanced. Or join us on the world famous Arkansas River with a trip through the Royal Gorge or Bighorn Sheep Canyon. We are pleased to offer hot showers at the Idaho Springs office for your post-trip convenience. Join the fun at Clear Creek Rafting Company, where the excitement comes in waves!
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Dvorak's Kayak and Rafting Expeditions Dvorak's Kayak and Rafting Expeditions
Dvorak's Kayak and Rafting Expeditions

Dvorak's Kayak and Rafting Expeditions

Website: www.dvorakexpeditions.com
Phone: 800-824-3795

Colorado's 1st licensed outfitter; Dvorak Rafting, Kayak & Fishing Expeditions offers half to 10 day trips to families, groups & individuals since 1969. Outfitting 9 southwestern rivers in Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah & Texas providing you a chance to know River Magic and tell your own story. At DVK we pride ourselves in having helped pioneer western river rafting in the Rocky Mountain 'West'. Our guests choose to experience the ride of their life rafting, learn to kayak, escape the fast world, custom trips, multi-sport - 3 to 5 days: rafting, mtn. biking, horseback, rock climb, peak climb, paddle board, fly fishing and much more. We cater to all palates for rafting trips, swift-water and guide training courses, teen adventure camps, family focus and fly fishing. Our talented staff and guides are ready to share their knowledge of history-geology-conservation-ecology, with much laughter and fun!
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Raft Masters Raft Masters
Raft Masters

Raft Masters

Website: www.raftmasters.com
Phone: 800.568.7238

Raft Masters has been in business under the same ownership since 1989. Few rafting companies can boast of that length of continuous dedication and service. At Raft Masters we strive to be "The BEST rafting company in Colorado" by offering quality professional rafting experiences. Our prices are competitive and reflect the quality and experience you and your family expect, with "No hidden or last minute add-on charges."
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Echo Canyon River Expeditions Echo Canyon River Expeditions
Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Website: www.raftecho.com
Phone: 800.748.2953

Echo Canyon River Expeditions has over 30 years of experience in providing rafting adventures and making vacation memories that last a lifetime! Echo offers moderate whitewater perfectly suited to beginners and families, as well as adventure-class whitewater river rafting for the more adventurous rafters. Enjoy half-day, full-day and multi-day trips, or choose from a number of package trips, including the Paddle Saddle and Bridge ™, Raft & ATV, Whitewater Wine and Dine™ and the popular Raft-n-Rail®. We’re proud of our experienced, safety conscious and entertaining staff members who are always excited to explore Colorado’s rivers with you, our guest! Your rafting adventure awaits you just minutes from the famous Royal Gorge and only an hour drive from Colorado Springs.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
GEO Tours Whitewater Raft Trips GEO Tours Whitewater Raft Trips
GEO Tours Whitewater Raft Trips

GEO Tours Whitewater Raft Trips

Website: www.georafting.com
Phone: 800.660.7238

Headquartered in Historic Morrison, Colorado, just 20 minutes from Downtown Denver! Geo has a variety of raft trips on: Clear Creek (Close to Denver), the Arkansas River (near the town of Buena Vista) and the Upper Colorado River (near Summit County and many ski resorts). Choose: Part-day, Full-day or Multi-day adventures. Geo has a trip suitable for all ages and abilities, from novice to advanced. Group transportation available from Denver Area (Morrison Headquaters) as well as pickups in Downtown. Same ownership since 1981. Group Discounts. Check our website for pricing and SPECIALS.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Glenwood Canyon Rafting, Inc Glenwood Canyon Rafting, Inc
Glenwood Canyon Rafting, Inc

Glenwood Canyon Rafting, Inc

Phone: 877.384.0445

WE ARE...Glenwood Canyon Rafting, Inc.(GCR) located in Glenwood Springs, CO, offering daily professionally guided whitewater rafting trips on the Colorado River thru the majestic Glenwood Canyon, home of the famous Class III/IV Shoshone Rapids. 38 years of experience operating a variety of trips for all levels of experience. A small company focused on safety, fun and customer service.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Gunnison River Expeditions Gunnison River Expeditions
Gunnison River Expeditions

Gunnison River Expeditions

Website: www.gunnisonriverexpeditions.com
Phone: 970.874.8184

Gunnison River Expeditions is recognized as the largest and most experienced fly fishing outfitter on the Gunnison River. GRE specializes in guided wilderness float/fishing, walk and wade trips and class III-IV whitewater rafting experiences through the Gold Medal Waters of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Gorge. Famous for its world class Rainbow and Brown Trout fishing, insect hatches, geology, and wildlife, the Gunnison Gorge sees moderate use because of its remote location, and challenging access. As the largest outfitter on the Gunnison Gorge, Gunnison River Expeditions provides the most experienced guides.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Pagosa Outside Adventures Pagosa Outside Adventures
Pagosa Outside Adventures

Pagosa Outside Adventures

Phone: 970-264-4202

We are Pagosa's premier source for summer fun. We offer the finest guided rafting, mountain biking, and kayaking trips in the area at the best prices around. We also rent mountain bikes, inflatable kayaks, tubes and all the necessary gear to get out and enjoy the rivers and mountains on your own. Come see us in downtown Pagosa Springs for trips, gear, info, and friendly local knowledge.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Vessels for Honor Rafting Company Vessels for Honor Rafting Company
Vessels for Honor Rafting Company

Vessels for Honor Rafting Company

Website: www.vfhrafting.com
Phone: 888.623.7939

Experience wholesome family adventure on the Arkansas River. We offer 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, full day and multi-day trips through Bighorn Sheep Canyon and the Royal Gorge. Most of our excursions depart from our riverfront location at Texas Creek. Come be transformed through an amazing experience with Vessels For Honor Rafting.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Performance Tours Rafting Performance Tours Rafting
Performance Tours Rafting

Performance Tours Rafting

Website: www.performancetours.com
Phone: 800.328.7238

Exciting, affordable and fun whitewater adventures for all ages and abilities on 5 of Colorado's most spectacular rivers. Join one of Colorado's most trusted and experienced outfitters for a patial day or full day of thrilling summertime fun!
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Rimrock Adventures Rimrock Adventures
Rimrock Adventures

Rimrock Adventures

Website: www.rradventures.com
Phone: 888.712.9555

Rimrock Adventures offers half-day, full-day and multi-day raft trips through the red rock canyons of the Colorado, Gunnison and Delores rivers, in the Grand Junction/Fruita area. We feature rafting/horseback riding combination trips. We are also your one-stop-shop for raft/canoe/inflatable kayak rentals and river shuttles.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
River Runners River Runners
River Runners

River Runners

Website: www.whitewater.net
Phone: 800.894.9738

Teaching people to raft on the Arkansas River since 1972. Visit River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center in Canon City. Raft the Royal Gorge, the best rafting trip in Colorado. Families can enjoy rafting Bighorn Sheep Canyon, just 1 hour from Colorado Springs. River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort and Grill is located in Buena Vista, Colorado at the start of Browns Canyon. Browns Canyon is the most popular rafting trip in Colorado, it is great for first timers or the experienced paddler. Or challenge the class IV-V rapids in the Numbers or Pine Creek on the Arkansas River. Enjoy our Riverside Grill after your rafting trip for fresh, grilled, tacos, burritos, local beers, and more! Relax and soak in the local Hot Springs Resort after your rafting trip.
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Rocky Mountain Adventures Rocky Mountain Adventures
Rocky Mountain Adventures

Rocky Mountain Adventures

Website: www.shoprma.com
Phone: 800.858.6808

Let us show you the excitement of Rocky Mountain whitewater. We offer beginning to advanced level 1/2 day to multi-day whitewater adventures on the Cache La Poudre (closest to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park), Clear Creek, Arkansas, North Platte, Upper Colorado, and Dolores rivers. Wilderness journeys, trout fishing, and whitewater instruction also available.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline Tours Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline Tours
Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline Tours

Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline Tours

Website: www.RoyalGorgeRafting.net
Phone: 719.275.7238

Royal Gorge Rafting, Zipline Tours, Vacation Rentals and The Whitewater Bar & Grill. The perfect "Classic Colorado" vacation combination! We encourage you to compare ~ It's your vacation ~ ensure it's the best!
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Scenic River Tours Scenic River Tours
Scenic River Tours

Scenic River Tours

Website: www.scenicrivertours.com
Phone: 970.641.3131

Since 1977, SRT has been running the uncrowded rivers around Gunnison, Crested Butte, and Lake City. We offer great family floats, world class whitewater, inflatable kayaks, fishing on gold medal waters, rock climbing instruction and a new zip line! We offer full day and half day trips. Friendly staff and experienced guides. Gunnison Country's original river rats. Walk-ins welcome. Locations in downtown Gunnison and at the Boathouse in Taylor Canyon.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Three Rivers Outfitting Three Rivers Outfitting
Three Rivers Outfitting

Three Rivers Outfitting

Website: www.3riversresort.com
Phone: 888.761.3474

Experience river rafting without the crowds! Located 10 miles north of Gunnison in Almont at "The Gateway to Taylor Canyon," Three Rivers Resort offers rafting and kayaking trips on the Taylor, Gunnison and Lake Fork Rivers. Trips are available for all ages and abilities, from Class II floats to Class III+ whitewater. Take a "dinner cruise" in a raft to the area's best Italian restaurant, Garlic Mike's. Stay at the resort in riverfront cabins, rooms or vacation homes. Visit the fly shop for tackle and the best outfitter service in the valley. The Smokehouse patio restaurant at the resort serves the finest ribs and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Three Rivers Resort has it all in one location!
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Wilderness Aware Rafting Wilderness Aware Rafting
Wilderness Aware Rafting

Wilderness Aware Rafting

Website: www.inaraft.com
Phone: 800.462.7238

Twice named "Colorado Company of the Year"! (ColoradoBiz Magazine 1996 and 1999). 5-star quality rafting adventures on Colorado's top rivers and Arizona's Salt River. One-stop adventure planning with downhill biking, horseback riding, and jeep tours. Trips range in duration from ½ - 10 days and include wildwater, family whitewater, guided float fishing, and inflatable kayaks on five different rivers in Colorado and the Salt River in Arizona. Our trips represent a full range of difficulties, but most do not require any previous experience. Large and comfortable riverside facility on the banks of the Arkansas River in the Colorado Rockies offers first class amenities including free continental breakfast and free use of dog kennel. Outstanding safety record, experienced guides since 1976.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Sage Outdoor Adventures Sage Outdoor Adventures
Sage Outdoor Adventures

Sage Outdoor Adventures

Website: www.SageOutdoorAdventures.com
Phone: 970-476-3700

Family owned and operated. We pioneered commercial rafting in Vail and other rivers in Colorado 34 years ago. We are more passionate about river running now than we ever have been! Whitewater adventure and Family Floats on the Eagle River, Colorado River, and our specialty, Gore Creek through Vail Village. Open year round, Rafting from Mid May - October, Snowmobiling from December - March, ATV tours year round.
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
OARS and Don Hatch River Expeditions OARS and Don Hatch River Expeditions
OARS and Don Hatch River Expeditions

OARS and Don Hatch River Expeditions

Website: www.oars.com
Phone: 800.346.6277

Splashy, fun whitewater rafting thrills are offered daily on the family-friendly Split Mountain section of the Green River; and multi-day outdoor adventure vacations are available in Dinosaur National Monument on the Yampa River and through the Gates of Lodore on the Green River. Since 1929, Hatch, “The Original River Running Company,” has been offering whitewater rafting vacations throughout the American west, while O.A.R.S. has welcomed guests on award-winning nature-based outdoor adventures on rivers and coastlines throughout the world since 1969. With nearly 125 years of combined experience you know your family adventure vacation will be unparalleled. For an exciting one-day whitewater rafting adventure or multi-day camping vacation including rafting, hiking, and meals; O.A.R.S. and Hatch are your ticket to adventure!
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Independent Whitewater Independent Whitewater
Independent Whitewater

Independent Whitewater

Website: www.independentrafting.com
Phone: 800.428.1479

Independent Whitewater is a small family owned company located on the banks of the Arkansas River just outside of Salida. We have private property with exclusive access to Colorado's most popular rafting section, Brown's Canyon, allowing us to run the two most exciting rapids, (Seidel's Suckhole and Twin Falls) on our half day trip. At IW we emphasize a personalized experience with smaller trip sizes on all of our runs. Our premiere trips include Brown's Canyon 1/2 or full day, Numbers and Royal Gorge and a variety of family floats. Inflatable kayak trips and gear rentals also available.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
NOVA Guides NOVA Guides
NOVA Guides

NOVA Guides

Website: www.novaguides.com
Phone: 888-949-6682

Nova Guides has been the premier year-round outdoor recreation company in the Vail Valley for more than 25 years. Nova guides provides Rafting Trips on the Arkansas, Colorado, and Eagle Rivers. Class I through Class V adventure trips are available from late May through mid October. Nova Guides also provides activities of Fly & Spin Fishing, All Terrain Vechicles, Jeep Tours, Mountain Biking and Hiking. Winter activities enclude Snowmobiling and Snow Coach Tours. For The Adventure Of A Lifetime Call Nova Guides for all your recreational needs.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
KODI Rafting KODI Rafting
KODI Rafting

KODI Rafting

Website: www.whitewatercolorado.com
Phone: 877.747.7238

Voted #1 Rafting Company by Summit County locals 7 times, KODI Rafting has been providing great times for families and thrill seekers on some of Colorado's most spectacular rivers, including the Arkansas, Blue, Colorado and Clear Creek, since 1986. Owned and operated by a third generation Colorado boating family, KODI offers more than 30 raft trips on six Colorado rivers. Choose from a scenic family float trip, wild whitewater challenge, inflatable kayak adventures or a horseback riding and rafting trip combo. River outposts located in Frisco, Buena Vista, Idaho Springs and Kremmling.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Noahs Ark Whitewater Rafting Company Noahs Ark Whitewater Rafting Company
Noahs Ark Whitewater Rafting Company

Noahs Ark Whitewater Rafting Company

Website: www.noahsark.com
Phone: 719-395-2158

Experience Colorado's #1 Rafted river. Since 1983, specializing in family and group trips through Browns Canyon (currently under Congressional Review to be classified as a National Monument), the Arkansas River's most popular section. Industry leading, top-notch, service oriented guides recruited nationwide based on leadership and passion for the outdoors. Daily trips departing from our private river put-in. Voted Buena Vista’s favorite rafting company in 2011. Rock climbing, backpacking, llama treks, canoe, and fishing excursions also offered. Miles from ordinary, but conveniently located to Denver, Colorado Springs, and Summit County.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Inflatable Kayaks
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Kokopelli Rafting Adventures Kokopelli Rafting Adventures
Kokopelli Rafting Adventures

Kokopelli Rafting Adventures

Website: www.KRACOLORADO.com
Phone: 877-RAFT-ARK

Kokopelli Rafting Adventures was founded in 1990. Since then, our goal has been to provide a quality recreational experience to people of all ages. Kokopelli guests can expect small custom trips, great food, personalized service, and of course exceptional guiding staff. Our professionally-guided tours focus on the natural and cultural history of the region with plenty of fun and adventure. We provide everything you need for a comfortable outdoor experience whether it's an afternoon or a week. Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado locations provide challenging whitewater or relaxing floats with stunning panoramas. Our permitted river sections allow you to choose the experience and location to meet your desires. We will handle the rest.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Liquid Descent Liquid Descent
Liquid Descent

Liquid Descent

Phone: 866 568-1369

Liquid Descent is owned and operated by experienced river professionals who are passionate about providing you with a fantastic river experience. You will notice our attention to detail in every aspect of our operation as you enjoy the best recreation Colorado has to offer. We love running rivers and cherish the opportunity to share the experience with others. Liquid Descent strives to provide customers with a fun, safe, and unforgettable river adventure. Our guides are experienced river runners trained in First Aid and CPR, and Swiftwater Rescue Techniques. We adhere to the Leave No Trace principles, and promote environmental conservation and awareness so that future generations can enjoy the great outdoors.
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day
Mile Hi Rafting Mile Hi Rafting
Mile Hi Rafting

Mile Hi Rafting

Website: www.milehirafting.com
Phone: 303.567.0717

Located along Clear Creek 30 minutes from Denver, Summit County, and Winter Park. Mile Hi Rafting offers affordable, fun, professionally guided Whitewater Rafting trips on Clear Creek and Arkansas Rivers from Mother’s Day until Labor Day. Excitement for everyone from beginners to advanced. Free wet suit and gear use. All year we have Scenic Mountain ATV Tours on scenic historic trails. Instructional, safety training and automatic machines so no experience necessary. Many time and money saving packages combining Rafting, ATV Tours, Horseback Riding, Loop Railroad, lodging, picnics, and camping. Group discounts and facilities. Call 303-567-0717
Activities
  • Rafting
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company
Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company

Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company

Phone: 970-259-4191

Over 30 years of rafting experience gives us an edge over any other outfitter and our satisfied customers attest to our experience and professionalism since 1981. Mountain Waters was one of the pioneers in running the Class V Upper Animas and has an unmatched safety record. Our Lower Animas Raft Trips through town stand alone or are packaged with the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Zip Line Tours, 4x4 Tours, Rock Climbing or with our own fleet of rental bicycles on the Animas River Trail. Experience the pride and enthusiasm found at Mountain Waters Rafting since 1981!
Activities
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
Trip Types
  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multi Day