Multi Day Rafting Trips

Interested in multi-day whitewater rafting trips?

In the mood to leave technology behind and immerse yourself in nature for a few days? Multi day rafting trips along the Arkansas River allows you to engage in the great outdoors for a span of two to four days, experiencing the best of white water rafting and camping in Colorado.  

Give us a call and let us help you craft your ultimate family or group experience with one of Echo’s multi day rafting trips. We’ll need to know the ages of the members of your party, your experience level, and where you’ll be coming from. We’ll also need to know of any dietary restrictions or medical conditions that our guides will need to be aware of on multi day whitewater rafting trips. With these things in mind, we tailor-make multi day river trips that will leave you restored, refreshed, and reinvigorated. Read more details below to learn the specifics of Echo Canyon’s trips.

Multi-Day Rafting

Multi-Day Arkansas River Rafting Trips

Rafting, Relaxing & Camping

Not only do our multi-day rafting trips offer some of the most beautiful scenery and exciting rapids in all of Colorado, they also provide some of the most relaxing camping. Hearty and delicious meals are freshly prepared by your guides by the river, as you and your group relax, play games, and reflect on your awesome day of rafting the Arkansas River!

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Overnight Experience

Overnight Experience

Your 24 hour trip includes an afternoon half day raft trip on day one, a freshly prepared evening meal, camping at our private river-side landing, followed by a hot breakfast and another half day trip on day two. Your guide will be with you every paddle stroke and every step of the way on this Echo Canyon exclusive trip.

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Colorado River rafting

Colorado River Multi-Day Rafting Trips

Family Fun

Join Echo Canyon on a leisurely three day family float trip on the beautiful Colorado River! Raft past lush mountain meadows not far from the headwaters of the mighty Colorado River.

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dolores rafting

Dolores River

Exploration

Take an adventure with Echo Canyon on the Dolores River and explore towering ponderosa pines, thick piñon and juniper forests. Take a hike up to an ancient Anasazi granary high on a cliff and enjoy the Rocky Mountain scenery.

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San Miguel River

San Miguel River

Raft Telluride

The San Miguel River is a jewel of river beginning above Telluride, Colorado, in the rugged San Juan mountain range. This wilderness oriented river offers class II and III whitewater on a 3 day river trip by Echo Canyon River Expeditions.

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Experience multi day whitewater rafting trips with the experts at Echo

There is no better way to “unplug” from daily life than to hop on a boat, partake in world-class whitewater, and end the day camping alongside the river, enjoying a delicious hot meal prepared by your guide, and falling asleep under the stars  to the sound of the river. Multi day rafting trips are tailored to fit the needs of your group, whether you are a group of thrill-seekers looking for an adrenaline-fueled excursion, or a family looking to enjoy a relaxing and fun trip. There are a number of beautiful sections of whitewater along the river, and we can plan your trip to bring you the best of multi day rafting trips Colorado has to offer.

We’ve been offering multi-day rafting trips for over 30 years, and we know every fabulous camping spot, delicious camp recipe, and action-packed rapid along the river. From the moment you step foot at the Echo Canyon River Expeditions office, we’ll take care of all the details. We’ll provide you with:

  • Camping equipment, including bedding, tents, chairs, and pillows
  • Freshly prepared meals on all multi day rafting trips – from lunch on day one through lunch on the last day
  • Boating equipment, including guides, boats, PFDs, wetsuits and splash gear
  • Waterproof duffle bags for your personal gear and clothing
  • GoPro Cameras to capture your rafting adventures (available for purchase after your white water rafting trip)

You’ll need to bring along:

  • Rafting clothing, including non-cotton shirts and shorts / pants
  • Warm clothing for camping at night
  • Dry, comfortable footwear for camp
  • Toiletries
  • Medications or prescriptions
  • Waterproof camera for capturing candid moments during your trip

Let us share the beautiful Arkansas River canyon with you…and you’re bound to come back for more.

Multi Day River Trips Make Your Vacation Simple and Easy

You may be asking yourself why not simply reserve several full day raft trips and save some money along the way. This is certainly an option to consider, but isn’t a vacation supposed to be, well, relaxing and easy? Echo Canyon’s multi day rafting trips take the logistics, planning and headache out of the equation. Camping requires so much gear to do it right and be comfortable. And rafting usually requires wetsuits and other gear to stay warm and comfortable – items you have to pay a little more for on full day trips. On all of Echo Canyon’s multi day rafting trips all of this is included. We are pros when it comes to all of the amenities necessary to enjoy the river and camping experience, and you will certainly be impressed with the food we serve on our multi day whitewater rafting trips.

Colorado Rafting Adventure!

Depending on the length of your multi day whitewater rafting trip, you could see a number of stretches of the Arkansas River. The headwaters of the Arkansas River is near Leadville, Colorado, not far upstream from The Numbers, a challenging and scenic section of Class IV-V whitewater. Below The Numbers you’ll encounter Browns Canyon which is adjacent to the newly designated Browns Canyon National Monument, a gorgeous section of the Arkansas River Valley that boasts towering red rock mountains, stately pine trees, and crystal-clear water that is also a haven for fishermen. Downstream from Browns Canyon you’ll find Bighorn Sheep Canyon, a historic section of the Arkansas River Valley in which you will encounter Class II-IV white water. Rapids like Five Points, Spikebuck, and Shark’s Tooth will have you paddling and laughing for miles. Following Bighorn Sheep Canyon, you may (depending on the ages and abilities of your group) enter the Royal Gorge. Cliff walls over 1,000 feet high rise up from the canyon floor as you enter this fascinating and thrilling section. Class IV rapids will keep you and your group on your toes as you battle rapids such as Sunshine Falls, Boateater, and Wallslammer.

For more information on the sections of white water that you could see on one of Echo Canyon’s  multi day whitewater rafting trips, please visit the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area’s website or download a brochure here.

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