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That’s A Wrap On The 2016 Rafting Season

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…

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September 5, 2016

3 Reasons Why The Voluntary Flow Management Program Is Rad

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….

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August 30, 2016

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…

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July 23, 2016

How To Fully Experience Buena Vista In One Day

Are you visiting Colorado and wanting to spend a day in the Rocky Mountains but aren’t sure what to do? Or are you a Colorado Native wanting to explore more in your own backyard? Well we’ve got you covered! Buena Vista, a short drive from Denver and the Front Range, offers a variety of family…

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June 28, 2016

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…

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June 14, 2016

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 with the Texas Longhorn Rangers and were able to take some youngsters out Colorado rafting for their first time. It is always great to see younger kids and adults enjoy it out there on the Arkansas River. Sparking the interest in so many young minds, hoping that they one day will bring their friends and family on a trip with us. As the temperature warms up the busy we are it seems. This month is packed full some neat activities going on around Buena Vista….

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July 3, 2013

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 see more. It is unfortunate to what is going on down in Cannon City with the fires but we still would love to get everyone out on the river if we can so come visit us up here in Buena Vista! Book Now Calendar Book Now

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June 14, 2013

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 fast-paced, non-stop thrill ride, The Numbers Rafting is the run you have been looking for.  For those seeking a more beginner/intermediate ride that has both beauty and excitement, we highly recommend taking a trip down  Brown’s Canyon.  Both trips both depart from our office located just two miles south of Buena Vista. As a professional outfitter, we want to bring you Colorado rafting at it’s best. Find the river run that was meant for you, book your trip, and get ready to make memories that…

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December 28, 2011