With the perfect balance of exciting rapids and awe-inspiring scenery it’s no wonder why Browns Canyon, Colorado’s newest National Monument, is the most popular stretch of river in the state!
Colorado’s Most Popular River Rafting Trips
White water rafting in Colorado is an unforgettable adventure for families, thrill seekers, and groups of all sizes and experience levels. It’s sure to be the highlight of your Colorado vacation and something that you’ll want to experience again and again. Colorado white water rafting is one of the most popular summertime experiences that our beautiful state has to offer, and our experienced river guides and friendly office staff make these trips truly unforgettable!
- Beginner to advanced Colorado rafting trip options available!
- First-class riverfront outpost in Buena Vista
- Highly skilled, exceptional staff waiting to take you to the river!
- Enjoy the best white water rafting in Colorado
It doesn’t matter what type of river rafting excursion you’re looking for – from a mild and relaxing trip down our Family Float, a wildlife-filled day trip in Browns Canyon, or even the ultimate thrill ride on the huge white water of the Numbers – we offer the best white water rafting in Colorado and work tirelessly to ensure that your trip with us is the highlight of your travels.
Rafting the Arkansas River
There are many reasons why the Arkansas River in Colorado is one of the most popular river rafting destinations in North America. It flows for more than 100 miles, offering unparalleled views and diverse terrain for groups or individuals of all skill levels.
Convenient river access makes rafting in Colorado ideal for families with small children and travelers hoping to pack a trip with as much adventure as possible. AAE has been offering rafting trips out of Buena Vista, Colorado for more than thirty years, so our guides know every bend of the Arkansas River. We work hard to ensure you create lasting memories and have a fantastic time.
Why Choose AAE for Your Colorado Rafting Trip?
Ours aren’t the only white water rafting boats you’ll see out on the Arkansas River, but you can bet that our guests have the most fun. Our stress-free booking guarantee is an early sign of the quality customer service our adventurers can expect from us. You don’t have to worry about sneaky fees due to trip changes or cancellations made more than 72 hours in advance, and we provide free wetsuit rental, splash jackets, and river shoes.
Once you arrive, we’re confident that your smile will only get bigger and your good mood will become great. Every member of the AAE river rafting guide team loves what they do, and enjoys sharing everything the Colorado wilderness has to offer.
We are here to help you create lasting memories. You tell us whether you want a calm cruise or a wild ride, and we’ll customize your experience to meet your group’s needs. No matter what, you can expect to have an experience you’ll never forget.