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Directions to Buena Vista Office

12844 E. Highways 24/285 Buena Vista, CO 81211

Our main rafting location is two miles south of Buena Vista, CO. It is your responsibility to be at your trip’s designated office at the scheduled check-in time. There are no exceptions to this policy so please remember to account for weather conditions, traffic, construction, etc. Please don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions.

  • Chevron down Driving from Denver
  • Take Highway 285 South towards Fairplay. From Fairplay, continue on 285 South towards Buena Vista for about 40 minutes. As you drop into the Arkansas River Valley on 285 (you’ll see the peaks!), we are immediately across the Arkansas River Bridge on the left. Look for our big AAE sign and large log entryways. (Approx. 110 miles)

  • Chevron down Driving from Colorado Springs
  • Take Highway 24 West out of Colorado Springs, following signs towards Buena Vista. Highway 24 will eventually meet up with Highway 285 South. Take a left at this junction towards Buena Vista. As you drop into the Arkansas River Valley on 285 (you’ll see the peaks!), we are immediately across the Arkansas River Bridge on the left. Look for our big AAE sign and large log entryways. (Approx. 90 miles)

  • Chevron down Driving from Breckenridge
  • Take Highway 9 South (which is also Main St.) through Breckenridge towards Fairplay. In Fairplay, take a right onto Highway 285 South towards Buena Vista. As you drop into the Arkansas River Valley on 285 (you’ll see the peaks!), we are immediately across the Arkansas River Bridge on the left. Look for our big AAE sign and large log entryways. (Approx. 60 miles)

  • Chevron down Driving from I-70
  • Take the Copper Mountain/Leadville exit off of I-70 (exit 195). Continue following Highway 91 South past Copper Mountain towards Leadville. Highway 91 South becomes Highway 24 South in Leadville. Follow 24 South through Buena Vista. Approximately 2 miles south of Buena Vista, turn left onto Highway 24/285 towards Colorado Springs and Denver. We are approximately ½ of a mile up on the right side. Look for our big AAE sign and large log entryways. (Approx. 60 miles)

  • Chevron down Custom Driving Directions to Buena Vista Office
  • We look forward to seeing you at our Buena Vista office for an amazing rafting trip. To make your trip to see us easier please use our link to create your own custom directions, all you have to do is input your starting address.

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Please keep in mind this is rural Colorado and many GPS systems DO NOT have accurate directions to our outpost locations. We recommend that you use our directions below to ensure you find our locations without the stress of getting lost.

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