Shuttle Service on the Arkansas River
SHUTTLE SERVICE ON THE ARKANSAS RIVER
Let DVK shuttle your vehicle for you, with or without trailer, so its waiting for you at the takeout.
SALIDA BOAT RAMP TO VALLIE BRIDGE
SALIDA BOAT RAMP TO SALIDA EAST
SALIDA BOAT RAMP TO RINCON
BIG BEND TO SALIDA EAST
BIG BEND TO SALIDA BOAT RAMP
FISHERMAN’S BRIDGE TO HECLA JCT.
The closest airport is Denver International. Arrive the day prior to your trip. You will need to allow time for a 3-hour drive west on I-70 towards Dillon, CO. and then north from Dillon on Highway 9 towards Kremmling. Your river trip will begin just 12 miles southwest of Kremmling at river put-in site (Pumphouse) at 8:30 a.m. the day your trip begins.
Dvorak's will make arrangements for your vehicle to be shuttled to the finish point through the Colorado Shuttle Service. The cost will vary with trip length. You should arrange to leave any personal luggage at your lodging or in your vehicle until the end of the trip. PLEASE CALL AND CONFIRM YOUR VEHICLE SHUTTLE ARRANGEMENTS PRIOR TO YOUR TRIP.BY CAR
You will need to arrive at the put-in by 8:30 a.m. the morning of your trip. Report to your Dvorak trip leader near the put-in or look for the Dvorak vehicle. The guides will assist you in packing your river gear into dry bags and issue any rented camping items for your packing as well. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO CONFIRM THOSE ITEMS FOR CAMPING 1 WEEK PRIOR TO THE TRIP MEETING. Alternatively, you can arrive at the put in the night before the trip begins and camp. Be aware that there are only primitive amenities at the campsites. We can arrange to have your vehicle shuttled to the take-out point. There is an additional charge for this shuttle service per vehicle, cost depends on the length of your trip. Any extra personal items should be stored in your vehicle unless you arrange to store items at other accommodation prior to your trip. Remember, "River Time" is unpredictable. This also allows time for a final evening spent with new river friends and crew.