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Labor Day Weekend On The Arkansas River

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and what better way to spend it than by whitewater rafting? Through September 5th, we will be offering whitewater rafting adventures down the Arkansas River through Browns Canyon, Bighorn Sheep Canyon and the Royal Gorge. Why come rafting now? It’s the perfect way to spend time with…

A Colorado Must-Do: Rocky Mountain Horseback Riding Adventure

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The Arkansas River Valley is historically significant for many reasons, but one of our favorites is it’s deep roots in rich Wild West lore. From gold mining to shootouts at salons, our Arkansas River Valley boasts great history and beautiful views. What’s the best way to experience the beauty of the Arkansas River Valley, besides by raft,…

Camping Made Easy On Colorado’s Most Famous Whitewater River

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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…

Arkansas River Levels – High Water and Colorado Rafting Safety

Here in Colorado, the Arkansas River does pretty much the same thing every season. We can start rafting on the Arkansas River sometime around the end of April, the snow starts melting sometime in mid-May which begins our high water season! Our high water season typically lasts from the end of May through the first…

Rafting in Colorado – What to Look For In a Colorado Rafting Guide

The Arkansas River boasts some of the most incredible scenery, wildlife, and rapids in the country, but what really makes a Colorado river rafting trip so special is the river guide! Rafting in Colorado is great fun, but unless you’re a trained professional, it’s not something to do on your own. Since the rapids are…

Training Day For Colorado Rafting Guides

‘Shocked’ is exactly the word I would use to describe the look on our first-year guide trainees faces when they arrived at our headquarters in Buena Vista, CO a week ago today.  These 15 trainees (hand-picked by Mike & Paul from over 200 applicants) come to us from all over the country (Michigan, Tennessee, Kentucky, Washington, Nebraska, and Oregon…