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The Arkansas River

Even though the Arkansas River is most widely known as one of the nation’s top whitewater rafting destinations, there are also several reasons why this river is so amazing! Not only does it have several different stretches offering diverse scenery and wildlife, but whitewater classes that range from a beginner float to thrilling Class V…

Enjoy the Holiday Weekend With AAE!

It’s been a great day here at AAE! The water levels are fantastic and we couldn’t be more excited to kick off this Holiday weekend with full rafting trips through Sunday, making for a great 4th of July weekend! Out here we eat, breathe, and sleep rafting! Today we had Planet Hockey come through along…

Movement to Turn Brown’s Canyon into a National Monument

Mike Kissack, owner of American Adventure Expeditions, recently spoke at a meeting in favor of turning Brown’s Canyon into a National Monument and Wilderness designation. U.S. Senator Mark Udall was in attendance as he sees the importance of turning the canyon into a National Monument. Kissack spoke as the President of The Arkansas River Outfitters…

Colorado Rafting Rapid Ratings

Want to go on a Colorado white water rafting trip but aren’t sure which river run suits you?  Learn a little more about rapid ratings: Rapids are rated on a scale from Class I through Class VI. Class I: No substantial obstacles / waves. Class II: Entails regular waves, clear passages and relatively wide channels….

What Makes Us Different

Colorado whitewater rafting trip outfitters can be found all over, so why should you pick us over someone else? Easy. 1. We’ve been hosting Colorado rafting adventures for over 20 years. What does this mean? Our vast experience with these waters allows us to better guide you in order to make your trip that much…

Booking Your Colorado Rafting Trip: It’s As Easy As 1-2-3

Colorado white water rafting trips are all about having fun, so finding and booking your adventure should be easy.  That’s why American Adventure Expeditions has made this as easy as possible. 1.  Picking your river run:  Which Colorado rafting trip suits your needs? Are you wanting a family friendly float or a fast-paced thrill ride?…

Have Colorado Rafting Prep Questions? No Problem!

There are many common questions that people have in preparation for their Colorado rafting adventure.  American Adventure Expeditions has made it easy for you to learn more about questions concerning what to wear, weather complications, swimming safety, and much much more.  Simply check out our FAQ’s page to see what others have asked and we…

Colorado Rafting Testimonial | American Adventure Expeditions

Still have cold feet about getting in the water?  Then here’s a Colorado rafting testimonial that will help warm you up! “Hey folks, I wanted to express to you how much my family enjoyed our rafting trip w/ American Adventure Expeditions.  Every aspect of the trip was top notch – 1. The training you provided…

Take Advantage of Colorado White Water Rafting Season While You Can

Colorado white water rafting is one of the most popular outdoor activities Colorado has to offer during the warmer parts of the year.  The Arkansas River provides numerous rafting excursions throughout the state and its diverse levels of rapids allow for a person to choose a trip that suits their ability best.  More relaxed trips,…

Can’t Decide on Which Colorado Rafting Excursion is Right For You?

Interested in going Colorado rafting but don’t know which trip to take?  Not to worry- check out the “Our Trips” page to see which excursion will suit you best! We have information on all Arkansas River rafting trips we offer so you can best decide what type of adventure to go on.  All of our…