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Rafting & Mountain Biking Package

Along with having the most popular Whitewater Rafting in Colorado, The Arkansas River Valley also has the highest concentration of 14,000 foot peaks in the continental United States. Winding throughout these peaks is some of the finest mountain biking you’ll find anywhere! 

  • Moderate and High Adventure options available.
  • Raft down the state’s most popular river!
  • Mountain Bike Adventures for all levels, first-time to hard-core!

Our Colorado Rafting + Mountain Biking package allows you to experience the best of both worlds, and can be combined with any of our morning rafting adventures, departing from either our Buena Vista Outpost, or our Cañon City Outpost.


6 Years Old (Trip Dependent)
Class I-V (Trip Dependent)
Buena Vista & Cañon City

Browns Canyon Raft + Bike

$150 Adult / $140 Ages 6 to 11
Departs: 9:00 am
Duration: Allow up to 8 hours
Gourmet BBQ lunch included!

Experience the Colorado High Country in it’s fullest as you raft through an amazing secluded canyon and bike on some of the state’s most beautiful trails!

*This trip departs from our Buena Vista Rafting Outpost and the minimum age is 6 years old.

Royal Gorge Raft + Bike

$163 Ages 14+
Departs: 9:00 am
Duration: Allow up to 8 hours
Gourmet BBQ lunch included!

This is a Colorado Adventure like none other!  Tackle the crashing waves and thrilling drops of the world-famous Royal Gorge before you roll out into some of the most exciting trails you’ll find anywhere!

*This trip departs from our Cañon City Rafting Outpost and the minimum age is 14 years old.

The Numbers Raft + Bike

$160 Ages 16+
Departs: 9:00 am
Duration: Allow up to 8 hours
Gourmet BBQ lunch included!

If adventure is what you’re looking for then this is the trip for you!  Navigate through the extremely technical rapids of the Numbers and then hop on your bike and ride some of the most challenging single-track out there!

*This trip departs from our Buena Vista Rafting Outpost and the minimum age is 16 years old.

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What to Expect

This adventure starts out with you navigating your way through the thrilling rapids and the beautiful calm stretches of the Arkansas River. Following your world class rafting experience you’ll be treated to a gourmet lunch at one of our riverside outposts. After a short drive to the historic town of Salida, CO you will begin the mountain biking portion of this adventure. Twisting and threading through the local mountains are hundreds of miles of singletrack and jeep roads. Some of our incredible trails include the Little Rainbow Trail, the Wellsville Trail along the river, and a historic cycling tour through beautiful Salida. Your personal interest and riding ability will determine which adventure is awaiting you. Take advantage of this this Colorado Rafting + Mountain Biking combo package today!

Preparing for the Trip


The key to enjoying a Raft + Mountain Bike Adventure Package to the fullest is being properly prepared and dressed.  Here’s a list of things that we recommend to wear and bring:




  • Swimsuit
  • Quick-Drying Clothes (no cotton, no denim)
  • Sun Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Dry Clothes & Towel for after your trip
  • Water Shoes (No Flip Flops, Crocs or Bare-feet!)
  • Money for items such as:
    • Rental Gear
    • Photos
    • Souvenirs
    • Guide Gratuity


  • Long shorts or pants
  • Tennis shoes (no sandals or flip flops!)
  • Sun-Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Money for items such as:
    • Souvenirs
    • Guide Gratuity


  • Wetsuit – Stretchy 2mm neoprene keeps your core warm without unnecessary bulk
  • Splash Jacket – Urethane coated nylon jacket with neoprene neck and wrist gaskets to help with the splash
  • River Shoes – Neoprene boots that keep your feet warm, comfortable, and well protected

* 1 Rental Item = $5.00, 2 Rental Items = $10.00, Complete Rental Package = $12.00