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A little Adventure goes a long way!

River Maps

We have two Arkansas River Rafting locations, one 2 miles south of Buena Vista, and the other 10 miles west of Canon City. 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.

LOOKING TO USE YOUR GPS?

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. Thank you, we look forward to seeing you. 

DIRECTIONS TO BUENA VISTA OFFICE:

12844 E. HIGHWAYS 24/285
BUENA VISTA, CO 81211

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)

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)

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)

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)

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. To get custom directions to our Buena Vista office please Click Here.

DIRECTIONS TO ROYAL GORGE OFFICE:

41746 W. US HIGHWAY 50
CAÑON CITY, CO 81212

Driving from Denver?

Take I-25 South through Colorado Springs to exit 140. After exiting, continue to the 2nd stoplight, where you will make a right onto Nevada Ave. Nevada Ave. will turn into Highway 115. Continue on Highway 115 through Penrose until you reach Highway 50. Take a right onto Highway 50 West heading to Cañon City. Continue on Highway 50 through Cañon City and our office is approximately 10 miles west of town. We are located on the south side of the road where Highway 50 crosses the Arkansas River. (Approx. 120 miles)

Driving from Colorado Springs?

Take I-25 South to exit 140. After exiting, continue to the 2nd stoplight, where you will make a right onto Nevada Ave. Nevada Ave. will turn into Highway 115. Continue on Highway 115 through Penrose until you reach Highway 50. Take a right onto Highway 50 West heading to Cañon City. Continue on Highway 50 through Cañon City and our office is approximately 10 miles west of town. We are located on the south side of the road where Highway 50 crosses the Arkansas River. (Approx. 65 miles)

Custom Driving Directions to Royal Gorge Office

We are thrilled that you will be rafting with us from our Royal Gorge office. To make getting here easier please create your own custom directions from your starting address. All you have to do is input your starting address. To get custom directions to our Royal Gorge office please Click Here.