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.
Browns Canyon + The Numbers Rafting Trip
- 2 Days, 1 Night
- Adult Ages 18+
Camp on the banks of the Arkansas river, in the heart of Browns Canyon National Monument!
Rapids: Class II-IV
Colorado’s 1st Licensed Outfitter! Most popular Whitewater rafting in the USA on Browns Canyon National Monument on the Arkansas River features 36 miles of class III and IV rapids, making it one of the most popular stretches of whitewater in the country. Camp on the banks of the granite canyon while guides will prepare meals. Relax, try your hand at fishing or fireside chat while the evening comes on. Wildlife will be coming down for a drink of the clear waters in the canyon. All meals lunch through lunch are provided.
You will run the Numbers 1-10 rapids which is truly home to world class challenges of class IV rapids – running solid thrills from top to bottom. An incredible section with Pine forest lining the river banks and the peaks of the Collegiate Mountains tower over 14,000 feet above the river corridor!
Overnight trips require a minimum of 6 persons.
Sleeping bags and pads, tents, wetsuits – we’ve got it all!
After you add your trip to your online cart here, you will be prompted to add Raft Trip Equipment Rentals. Choose your trip start date and time then choose your trip length.
On overnight trips, all on-river meals are provided, beginning with lunch the first day and ending with lunch the last day. The food is fresh and hearty and the guides will prepare it for you. A typical DINNER menu may include as a main course BBQ Steak, Baked Fish, Teriyaki Chicken, or combination entrees, fresh vegetables and salads, Dutch-oven desserts or breads, hors d’oeuvres, fresh fruits, fruit juices, coffee, tea and a complimentary glass of wine with dinner. All LUNCHES: are buffet style with a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, fruit, cheeses, sliced meats, nuts and juices or sodas.
includes fresh fruit juice, eggs in all styles, special pancakes, French toast, melons, fruit, cereals with milk, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. We can accommodate special diets with advance notice and almost always the menu suits the vegetarian.
Though we carry ample supplies of juices, coffee, tea and hot chocolate we encourage you to BYO extra soda or beer. You can arrange for us to pick up specific beverages for you prior to the trip or BYO before you meet us at the DVK base. Any liquids you bring must be in cans or unbreakable containers.
You’re welcome to bring alcohol in cans and unbreakable containers on overnight trips for camp. Glass of wine is complimentary with dinners. Our guides can refuse to let you participate in a trip if your safety is at risk due to alcohol or drugs.
Gratuities are not included in your trip cost. While tipping is done at your discretion, tipping is one of the gauges we use in terms of customer satisfaction. If you are ever not satisfied, please let us know so that we can adjust our expeditions in the future.