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Colorado’s Best White Water Rafting for Kids

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The laughter of a child is contagious – and one of the best ways to bring a smile to your kids’ face is with a family white water rafting trip through one of the many rivers in beautiful Colorado. Your kids will love the thrill of their first rapid ride, while you’ll enjoy the stunning…

The Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River: the Royal Gorge

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AAE-Royal-gorge The Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River: the Royal Gorge   Arkansas_River The Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River boasts some…

The Adventurous Arkansas River

Our section of the Arkansas River, nestled here in colorful Colorado, offers rafting trips in Browns Canyon, Bighorn Canyon, the Royal Gorge and the Numbers to mention some of the most popular raft trips. Family-friendly float trips are increasingly popular as well, and there are many great places to swim and further enjoy along the shore. This…

Popular Demand

There are so many reasons that the Arkansas River in Colorado has become the most popular white water river for rafting in the United States, maybe even in the world, for commercial rafting and private boating. In the land of wicked whitewater, the Arkansas River reigns supreme. whitewater rafting in colorado...
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What Sets Us Apart

What sets American Adventure Expeditions apart from the rest? We are here to help you build lasting memories and to ensure your return to the beautiful Arkansas River Valley. Building relationships with our customers is second nature for all of us at AAE. Although it is a critical part of every day, genuine customer service…

Arkansas River History

Did you know these awesome historical facts about the Arkansas River? Take a look at some interesting Arkansas River history: Evidence of the first humans on the Arkansas River dates back 10,000 years.   Many Native American tribes including Apache, Ute, Arapahoe, Cheyenne and Kiowa used the river as a migration route.   Lt. Zebulon Pike…