Colorado River Rafting – Colorado
90 miles – Class II-V+ The Colorado River, sixth largest of all 135 U.S. rivers, travels through 7 states for over 1400 miles with Colorado snowfalls feeding over 75% of this river’s flows. The headwaters of the Colorado River rafting lie deep within the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park near Longs Peak and Estes Park, Colorado and get off to a rollicking start in Gore Canyon, one of the last sections to be run with Rob Wise’s first raft descent in 1977. The Colorado River exemplifies the rich history that lies in the Rocky Mountains and the Gore Canyon rafting trip offers the best views on the Colorado River. Choose from many locations that offer excellent Colorado River rafting and you won’t be disappointed with your decision. Colorado River rafting is a thrilling experience that will provide an unexpected twist to any camping trip out in beautiful Colorado.
Gore Canyon BOOK FULL DAY
6 miles | Class IV-V+ | 1 day
This is the cutting edge of “big water” which is still runnable (Class V+). Some portages are necessary and there is frequent scouting of these high adrenaline rapids. The Gore Canyon rafting trip is available by special arrangement only. Paddle crews must be advanced/experts; minimum age of 18 years.
Little Gore Canyon BOOK FULL DAY | BOOK TWO DAY | BOOK 3 DAY | BOOK 4 DAY
23-65 miles | Class II/ III | 1-4 days
One of the first boatable sections of the river, Little Gore Canyon is filled with beautiful alpine scenery, history and natural hot springs. This milder stretch of Gore Canyon rafting makes a great family rafting trip and is reachable within an easy drive from Denver.
Little Gore Canyon Groups BOOK 1/2 DAY – GROUP TRIP
Glenwood Canyon BOOK FULL DAY | HALF DAY AM | HALF DAY PM
18 miles | Class II-III | 1 day
Rapids with names like Tombstone and Upper Superstition keep your pulse elevated and get you in the mood to relax after takeout in the world famous hot springs pools of Glenwood Springs or with a trip to a vapor cave or a gondola cave ride. This enjoyable trip, available by special arrangement, is a memorable addition to any vacation.