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That’s A Wrap On The 2016 Rafting Season

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We have just closed our books on the 2016 rafting season and boy was it a fun summer! We wanted to give a huge shout out to our large groups that came through this summer and all of the families and friends that rallied their troops to experience the wonders of Colorado by raft with…

3 Reasons Why The Voluntary Flow Management Program Is Rad

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The Arkansas River Valley is a unique place to visit for many reasons. Our favorite reason is due to the Voluntary Flow Management Program that has been put into place to control the water flows from the reservoirs, through the river and to other downstream reservoirs. Hang in there as we explain what this means….

Camping Made Easy On Colorado’s Most Famous Whitewater River


Campgrounds around the Arkansas River in Colorado are filling up as the summer flies by. So we’ve taken the task to make your next camping adventure easy and stress-free by creating an overnight rafting adventure that includes 22+ miles of world-class whitewater, three gourmet meals, all camping essentials and the amenities of our Royal Gorge outpost. Skip…

Safety Week at AAE


This week is safety week here at American Adventure Expeditions! Safety is our number one priority for all of our trips on the Arkansas River and we would like to share with you the precautionary steps we take to ensure a stress-free trip with us! First of all, our guides are required to go through…

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…

Fires Not Affecting Rafting Trips in Buena Vista

Despite the Colorado fires that are going on down south we are still running trips up at our Buena Vista outpost! We have been running the Brown’s Canyon and Number trips and believe me they are going amazing! With the high water peaking we are seeing some great rafting trips and hope to continue to…

Buena Vista Rafting Adventures

Looking to go rafting in Buena Vista? You’ve come to right right place! American Adventure Expeditions is happy to be your white water rafting guide and we want to show you what Colorado is all about! Buena Vista rafting is home to some of the most popular river runs around. For those looking for a…