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Whether you're looking for an afternoon of diversion or want to plan a multi-day excursion, let Raft Echo be your guide to the perfect rafting trip to fit your schedule. We offer half-day rafting trips for just about every skill level with all the challenge and exhilaration of our full-day trips, but with a little more flexibility for your vacation schedule as well. But if you've got the time, why not double the action with one of our full-day adventures? Warm up with some beginner-class rapids in the morning and then up the ante with some intermediate-class rapids in the afternoon. Additionally, some of our full-day adventures offer lunch in between runs to restore your energy for another bout with the river.

And if you'd like to add on an extra does of adventure, Raft Echo's premium packages couples some of Colorado's most awesome (dry) adventures with a run down the river that will truly make your time with us a day to remember. Echo Canyon has packages offering train and horseback rides, tickets to Royal Gorge Bridge, ATV adventures, and even zip line tours. if you're looking to really put the icing on your Colorado vacation cake, our premium trip packages will send you home with some really sweet memories.

For an amazing day of Colorado whitewater rafting and zip lining come see us at Echo Canyon! Your Royal Gorge zip line and raft package will be all planned out so you can focus on whitewater adventure and zipping fun. See spectacular views of the Royal Gorge as you and your guide navigate through a section of world-class whitewater. Then check out our 8 Mile Bar and Grill for a post-rafting bite to eat. Then enjoy a two hour Royal Gorge zip line tour with our friends at Adventures Out West (AOW), just west of Colorado Springs, where you’ll soak in the view as you zip over a canyon… 7 times! It is also a possibility to zip in the morning and raft in the afternoon if your schedule requires. You choose what Royal Gorge zip line tour works best for your group.

The Royal Gorge whitewater rafting trip is for the adventurous only. It boasts class III and IV rapids on the Arkansas River, winding through the heart of the Royal Gorge and under the famous Royal Gorge Bridge. You’ll be humbled as you paddle down the river, between two thousand foot cliffs. You’ll be in a raft with a trained and certified whitewater rafting guide, paddling along with the guide’s commands through rapids such as Sunshine Falls, Sledgehammer, and Boat Eater. 

Zip Line Colorado

Adventures Out West is located in Manitou Springs, just 10 minutes west of Colorado Springs. The tour includes a half mile jeep ride from the parking area to the start of the course and of course a safety orientation and practice zip. Then it’s time to start zipping! Nestled at the edge of a canyon, the course includes 5 cables (you get to do the longest and fastest zips twice) and a “Leap of Faith”. On the “Leap of Faith”, you choose whether you’d like to run and jump over the edge or slowly stroll over. Regardless of the rush you’re looking for, this Colorado Springs zip line course is simply beautiful and it’s a good time for everyone. 

TYPE / DESCRIPTIONAdult
Raft & Zipline - Royal Gorge$161

If you are looking for ziplining in Colorado then you have come to the perfect place. Family, fun, and adventure is what we are all about and you can have all of those with ziplining in Colorado. Also, if you feel like having the best of both worlds then enjoy our customizable packages that allow you have a half day of white water rafting with two hours of ziplining. Enjoy rafting in the Bighorn Sheep Canyon safely with our experienced staff that will be there for you every step of the way. We try to make ourselves as family friendly as possible so whatever package you decide to go with, we are sure that your ziplining in Colorado experience will be one to thrill your friends and loved ones. 

Join us for an action packed day of family fun and adventure; whitewater rafting at Echo Canyon and a Colorado zipline tour with our friends at Adventures Out West just outside of Colorado Springs. The family-friendly version is appropriate for kids as young as 6 years of age and includes a class II and III raft trip on Bighorn Sheep Canyon. 

TYPE / DESCRIPTIONADULTCHILD (12 and under)
Raft & Zipline - Bighorn Sheep Canyon$142$134

Put your Colorado rafting vacation into top gear with this one-of-a-kind package from Raft Echo. Your whitewater adventure begins with a half-day rafting trip through the rapids of the Arkansas River. Once you dry off you'll have a short drive to nearby Texas Creek for a two-hour ATV ride through the Colorado Rockies. As space is limited on this unique rafting package, please call in advance to reserve your place.

TYPE / DESCRIPTIONADULTCHILD (12 and under) *
Raft & ATV - Bighorn Sheep Canyon$157$89
Raft & ATV - Royal Gorge$176n/a
Please contact Raft Echo at 1.800.755.3246 to reserve your trip today!

For a full day of incredible scenery and family fun, come join us at Echo Canyon River Expeditions on one of our Raft-n-Rail trips. This trip includes a morning Royal Gorge family train ride right along the Arkansas River and an afternoon rafting trip along that same river! This trip gives you both the perspective of the Royal Gorge from the relaxing comfort of your train car and the wet and wild perspective of the river from the edge of a raft. And trust us, the rapids feel much bigger than they look.

Royal Gorge Family Train Ride

We offer a few different trip combinations with this premium package. First off, you’ll meet us at our Echo Canyon headquarters outside of Canon City. We’ll then shuttle you down to the train where you’ll begin your ride through the legendary Royal Gorge. You’ll be dwarfed by the thousand foot cliffs on either side of you, and by the engineering feat that is the Royal Gorge Bridge. And you may even see some whitewater rafting action on the river. We’ll then shuttle you back to Echo and the 8 Mile Bar and Grill where you’ll have some time to eat lunch and get energized for your afternoon rafting adventure.

When making your reservation, your first decision will be whether you’d like to ride in Coach-class, where you’ll have access to snacks and an open –air train car, or in the Vista Dome, where you’ll enjoy delicious food and a 360 degree view through the curved window. You then have a choice of three different rafting excursions: the Family Float, the Bighorn Sheep Canyon, or the Royal Gorge. Whether you’re looking for a mild and relaxing float, a beginner to intermediate whitewater rafting trip, or a full blown Royal Gorge rafting and train ride combo, you’ve come to the right place.

We can’t wait to take you on a Royal Gorge family adventure! Call us at 800-755-3246 to reserve your spot today!

Coach Class Train Options:ADULTCHILD (12 and under) *
Raft-n-Rail Coach Class - Bighorn Sheep Canyon$102$84
Raft-n-Rail Coach Class - Family Float$107$87
Raft-n-Rail Coach Class - Royal Gorge$121n/a

Vista Dome Train Options:ADULTCHILD (12 and under) *
Raft-n-Rail Vista Dome Class - Bighorn Sheep Canyon$127$109
Raft-n-Rail Vista Dome Class - Family Float$132$112
Raft-n-Rail Vista Dome Class - Royal Gorge$145n/a

Our adrenaline rafts are smaller and designed to aggressively navigate even the most challenging rapids. These small and maneuverable rafts offer a maximum group size of four paddlers plus one of our expert guides, resulting in a more exciting and exclusive experience. In order to participate, rafters must be confident swimmers and in very good physical condition. Prepare for a taste of true Colorado whitewater adventure as these little boats really cook on down the river. Call for dates of availability due to fluctuating water flows on this stretch of the river.

TYPE / DESCRIPTIONPRICE (up to four adults)
Bighorn Sheep Canyon, Half-day$354
Bighorn Canyon, Full-day$570
Royal Gorge, Half-day$456
Royal Gorge, Full-day$750
Please contact Raft Echo at 1.800.755.ECHO (3246) to reserve your trip today!

For the best zipline in Colorado experience trust your weekend adventures to Echo Canyon River Rafting. We have the zipline, we have the equipment, now all we need is you! Visiting us with your family and friends will not be a dissappointment. We have the best zipline in Colorado, or at least we think so! Come join us for a two long zipline tour through colorados pure beauty. Enjoy zipping through the great colorado outdoors. Our zipline in Colorado is one of the funnest ways to experience a grand adventure with your family and friends. 

For those who don't have time to do the full package but still want to experience the thrill of zipline flight, we offer the same half day Colorado zipline tour as a stand-alone activity. This 2 hour tour checks in at the Adventures Out West Zipline meeting area just outside of Manitou Springs, Colorado (just minutes from Colorado Springs). This 7 zipline course includes cables varying in length from 225 feet to over 650 feet, and provides the best two hours of adrenaline on the Front Range of the Rockies. Perched on the edge of the canyon walls this course is full of adventure. Come prepared for an outdoor activity in the wild complete with dust, dirt, sweat and limited facilities. Minimum age is 6 and minimum weight is 50 pounds. Maximum weight 250 lbs.

TYPE / DESCRIPTIONADULTCHILD (12 and under)
Two Hour Tour$85$85
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