We have a trip suitable for all ability levels. Our whitewater raft guides will provide a safety speech and self rescue demonstration prior to each trip. Participants must be able to understand and follow instructions given by guides. Participants must be able to fit into our life jackets and be in good health. If you are pregnant, have a history of heart trouble or other medical concerns please consult your doctor before participating. As with any outdoor adventure experience some inherent risk is involved. You will need to sign an Assumption of Risk Waiver prior to your trip.
We will not allow persons impaired by alcohol or drugs to participate in any of our trips. No refund will be made.
We start our season in mid April and run trips until mid to late September. The best time to go rafting is mid June thru August.
The water temperature varies as the snow melts. The average temperature ranges from 48°F to 65°F.
Colorado has a standard rating for whitewater rapids. These vary depending on fluctuating water levels.
Class I – Easy. No significant waves or obstacles.
Class II – Novice. Playful riffles, regular waves, clear passages and wide channels.
Class III – Intermediate. Moderately difficult rapids with larger irregular waves, narrow channels. Avoidance of obstacles is required.
Class IV – Difficult. Intense, powerful rapids requiring precise maneuvering, in turbulent waters.
Class V – Extremely difficult. Continuous rapids. Large, waves and holes with steep gradient.
We offer a variety of trips from mild to wild. Class I/II rapids are great for families with young children or those who want a more relaxing time on the river. Class II/III trips are perfect for those looking for some action and some relaxation. Class III/IV are for true adventure seekers. Our staff is skilled at helping you choose the best river adventure.
Safety is our number one concern! We use only the highest quality equipment and our staff is fully trained to Colorado State standards including CPR and First Responder. As with any outdoor adventure experience some inherent risk is involved.
A swimsuit or lightweight shorts and t-shirt work best. Avoid heavy cotton! For your safety, bare feet and flip flops are not allowed. Footwear must tie or strap securely on your feet. We have wetsuits and booties available for rent. We also suggest a hat, sunglasses with a cord, sunscreen and water. Please leave your towels and change of clothes in your car for after the trip.
Since we can’t retrieve cameras dropped in the river, we have hired professional photographers to record your memories. They will capture the expression on your kid’s face as they are drenched with water! Be sure to stop by the front desk to review your photo CD available for purchase.
Yes. The cost is $350 per boat and we can take up to eight people per boat. We also offer inflatable kayaks and river tubes.
We offer discounts on groups of eight or more people.
Advance reservations are highly recommended. However, we are happy to make last-minute bookings as space allows.
We require a credit card to guarantee your reservation. We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel outside of 24 hours prior to your trip there is no fee. Cancellations within 24 hours of your trip will incur a $10 per person cancellation fee. No shows will be charged in full. Group reservations policies differ; please call our office.
Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to your trip time. Before participating, you will need to sign our Assumption of Risk Waiver. Our professional staff will then provide a safety briefing and fit you with a lifejacket and helmet.
A little rain won’t stop the fun! Besides you’re going to get wet anyway!
Our guides work hard to provide you with a memorable experience. While gratuities are not expected, they are appreciated!