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River Runners Colorado in Buena Vista & Canon City, Colorado, Colorado


 

River Runners


Whitewater Rafting near Buena Vista, Colorado.

This rafting location is only two hours west of Colorado Springs and 2.5 hours southwest of Denver, Colorado.

FAMILY RAFTING TRIPS

Families with small children will enjoy our beginner family float rafting trip (minimum requirements: three years old and 35 pounds).

The most popular whitewater rafting trip in Colorado is the Browns Canyon (class III -IV) section of the Arkansas River (minimum requirements: six years old and 50 pounds).

ADVANCED RAFTING TRIPS

Experience the most continuous rapids in Colorado on a whitewater rafting trip through the Numbers section of the Arkansas River (minimum requirement 14 years old).

Whitewater Rafting at the Royal Gorge

River Runners at the Royal Gorge is located just one hour southwest of Colorado Springs and two hours southwest of Denver.

Beginner Rafting Trips

First-time rafters and families with young children will enjoy the Bighorn Sheep Canyon section of the Arkansas River (class III).

Advanced Rafting Trips

Advanced whitewater rafting trips through the Royal Gorge section of the Arkansas River depart daily May 1 - Labor Day.
 

Adrift Adventures in Dinosaur National Monument

1 - Day Rafting Trip Split Mountain Gorge

5 - Day Yampa River Rafting Trip

4 - Day Green River Rafting Trip Gates of Lodore


 
Contact Info
River Runners Colorado
24070 County Road 301 Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
44641 US Hwy 50 Canon City, Colorado 81212
Buena Vista & Canon City, Colorado, CO 81211
Toll-Free: 800-723-8987
Local Phone: 719-395-2466
fax: 719-395-3201
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Colorado river rafting
 
Quick Stats
Location: Buena Vista & Canon City, Colorado, CO
Established: 1972
 
Fun Facts
  • At River Runners you get to raft in a Colorado State Park.
  • River Runners has been teaching people to raft in Colorado since 1972.
  • Raft the Royal Gorge near Colorado Springs.
  • Raft the Browns Canyon with no shuttle to the put-in.
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    River Runners Colorado Whitewater Rafting Trips
    Our trips may differ slightly from the information shown in the allaboutrivers e-guidebook rafting trips section of this site. Our rafting trips are shown below. Please contact us to learn more about the trips we offer.
    Colorado Rafting Trips by River Runners Colorado
    Trip Name Meeting
    Time
    Length
    in Miles
    Length
    in Time
    Min
    Age
    Price
    Adult
    Price
    Child
    Meal(s)
    Incl.
    Arkansas River - Browns Canyon Full Day Family Adventure

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Arkansas River - Browns Canyon
    10:00 AM  20  5-6 hours    $87    $77  X
    Arkansas River - Expert Pine Creek Full Day

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    Arkansas River - Granite Gorge
    10:00 AM  20  5-6 hours  18    $130    X
    Arkansas River - Family Float

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Arkansas River - Milk Run
    11:00 AM  1-1.5 hours    $31    $31   
    Arkansas River - Bighorn Sheep Canyon Full Day

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Arkansas River - Pinnacle Rock to Parkdale
    9:00 AM  20  5-6 hours    $87    $77  X
    Arkansas River - The World Famous Full Day Royal Gorge

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Arkansas River - Royal Gorge
    10:30 AM  20  5-6 hours  14    $106    X
    Arkansas River - Run The Numbers Full Day if You Can

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Arkansas River - The Numbers
    9:30 AM  20  5-6 hours  14    $106    X
    Green River - 4 - Gates of Lodore on the Green Rive Dinosaur National Monument

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Green River - Lodore Canyon
    7:30 AM  44  4 days    $785    $250  X
    Yampa River - 5 - Day Yampa River Rafting Trip Dinosaur National Monument

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Yampa River - Lower Yampa Canyon
    7:30 AM  72  5 days    $845    $250  X
    Utah Rafting Trips by River Runners Colorado
    Trip Name Meeting
    Time
    Length
    in Miles
    Length
    in Time
    Min
    Age
    Price
    Adult
    Price
    Child
    Meal(s)
    Incl.
    Green River - 4 - Gates of Lodore on the Green Rive Dinosaur National Monument

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Green River - Lodore Canyon
    7:30 AM  44  4 days    $785    $250  X
    Green River - FULL DAY SPLIT MOUNTAIN GORGE

    AllAboutRivers Trip Description For:

    Green River - Split Mountain Canyon
    8:30 AM  10  6-7 hours    $96    $76   
       
     
    River Runners Colorado Offers These Amenities
  • Lodging On Site
  • Camping On Site
  • Bar On Site
  • Restaurant On Site
  • Wetsuit Rentals
  • Photos
  • Self-Bailing Rafts
  • Oar-Boats
  • Paddle Rafts
  • Gift Shop
  • Splash Jackets
  • Neoprene Booties
  • Camping Gear
  • Multi-day Guided Trips
  • Hot Tub
  • Showers
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    River Runners Colorado General Policies
    Things You Need To Know
    BEFORE RAFTING in COLORADO


    1. Ask the company how long they have owned and operated their business.

    RIVERRUNNERS SINCE 1972
    - Licensed River Outfitter by the State of Colorado # W-0397
    - Member of the Colorado River Outfitter Association
    - Member of the Arkansas River Outfitters Association

    2. What is the experience level of the guides and owners?
    What type of safety, rescue and first aid training / certification do they have?

    River Runners River Guide Training Exceeds the State Requirements:
    - We require more than 100 Hours of training for guides (State=50)
    - Every guide is certified in first aide & CPR at minimum
    - More guides with 8+ years experience than any other company
    - Each raft trip is led by a senior guide

    Cancellation/Reservation Policies
    50% Deposit Required at time of reservation.

    Remainder due two weeks prior to trip

    Please arrive 45 minutes before trip time
    Contact River Runners Colorado Listing: pol401
     
     

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