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Whitewater Rafting, ATV Tours, Zip-Lines, & More!

An unforgettable White water rafting Colorado excursion is waiting for you! American Adventure Expeditions offers guided rafting trips filled with jaw-dropping fun. On our adventure-packed day tours, we paddle down rushing white water rivers that wind through glacier-carved canyons. Take in Alpine scenery as you meander between granite cliffs and drop into thrilling rapids on the most famous white water rafting areas in Colorado — and the world! Our most popular Colorado white water rafting day trips include the rugged Browns Canyon and the challenging Numbers section. We are based in Buena Vista, Colorado on the banks of the Arkansas River.



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"An Amazing Experience!"

This was such an amazing trip! It has been a over a month and my friends and I are still raving about it. - 458alicia Hamden, CT

"Highlight of the Trip"

14 members of our family, ranging from 7 to 39, took the morning Browns Canyon raft trip and thoroughly enjoyed it. They all said it was the highlight of our wonderful trip to Colorado this summer. - cindyfromUSA Effingham, IL

"The Best in Colorado"

AAE is hands-down the best rafting outfitter in the state. I've gone on a number of trips with them over the years and without exception their guides, gear, shop, and services are top notch. - CScolari Denver, CO

About American Adventure Expeditions

As Colorado’s leaders in white water rafting hospitality, we at American Adventure Expeditions go the extra mile to make our guests feel welcome, wanted, and comfortable. Our experienced staff is prepared to answer all of your questions about our thrilling escapades, address any concerns, and exceed all expectations throughout your entire experience with us! From the first phone call to the last paddle ‘high-five’ at the end of your Colorado white water rafting trip, we spare no expense when it comes to your comfort, safety, and enjoyment!

For the upcoming season of white water rafting in Colorado, American Adventures has a plethora of adventure offerings! In addition to our amazing staple service of white water rafting down Colorado’s favorite river, we also offer Mountain Adventures and Adventure Packages, so no matter your desired level of adventure, we have something for you! Whether it’s a horseback ride along the base of the Continental Divide, a zipline adventure across ‘The Lost Canyon’, or an ATV tour through the Colorado backcountry we have an activity you and your friends or family will love.

Our Colorado white water rafting and mountain adventure packages combine exciting Arkansas River trips with any of our mountain adventures and a gourmet riverside BBQ lunch! Whether you’re looking for an adventure on the land, through the air, or in the water, American Adventure Expeditions offers the best outdoor activities in Colorado!