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Enjoy breath-taking scenery and exhilarating rapids in Colorado's newest National Monument

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Rafting In Browns Canyon National Monument

Browns Canyon is considered by many to be one of the best sections of white water in the country! Famous for its perfect balance between exciting rapids and sustained calm stretches, this beautiful remote canyon is ideal for viewing the breathtaking Colorado scenery, all while getting a great taste of classic Colorado white water!

Don’t let the views distract you too much as you help navigate your raft around boulders, and through splashy waves as you tackle famous rapids such as Zoom Flume, Big Drop, and the Toilet Bowl! Experience this popular section of the Arkansas River with easy access from Denver and Colorado Springs.


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About Browns Canyon National Monument

Browns Canyon became a national monument in 2015. It includes part of the Arkansas River, San Isabel National Forest, and Bureau of Land Management land. In addition to outstanding white water rafting, Browns Canyon has nearly 22,000 acres of public land that is open to ranching, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, and camping. Now that Browns Canyon is a National Monument, important wildlife habitat for bighorn sheep, elk, and mule deer is better protected.

We’re proud to show off this beautiful landscape while respecting the wildlife and ensuring that year-round recreation opportunities are available to everyone for years to come.

Stress-Free Browns Canyon Rafting

When you visit Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River, we make sure you have a fun, safe, and stress-free time! Our booking process gives you flexibility with zero cancellation fees up to 72 hours before your trip departure, and zero trip change fees. We even make packing easier with free wetsuit rental, splash jackets, and river shoes.

Our friendly reservation staff is available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have about AAE’s Browns Canyon river rafting adventures. Whether you’ve never been rafting before, or you are looking for your twentieth raging river good time, we can help identify the best Browns Canyon package for you and your entire group.