The Arkansas River begins its journey from its headwaters at Leadville, Colorado (11,000 ft.), Our half-day trip will run the Numbers section #1-7 rapids, starting just north of Buena Vista, CO. The Arkansas River – Numbers is truly home to world-class challenges of class IV rapids – running solid thrills from top to bottom. Consider any of the many other sections in the 145 miles of river rafting for the variety of whitewater levels to suit your expectations.
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Paddle through the pink Granite walls of Browns Canyon National Monument and enjoy whitewater thrills on the Arkansas River. Put in near Buena Vista, Colorado, and travel 12 miles through remote wilderness where wildlife still resides in natural beauty under the big Colorado sky.
One of the last true discoveries of river runners, the North Platte River through the Northgate section offers a combination of intense whitewater rapids like Northgate Falls, Stovepipe, Windy Hole, and the Narrows.