Colorado White Water Rafting: raft tripS • Launching spring 2021

The 2020 rafting season is all wrapped up here on the Arkansas River. Thank you to our wonderful guests, our hardworking staff and their families who supported them. Check out our full video and start planning your 2021 rafting trip in Colorado!

Our most popular rafting trips:

Bighorn Sheep Canyon

Perfect for big kids and kids at heart.

Royal Gorge

For those thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies.

Family Float

Just right for young families and chill chasers.

Compare Rafting Trips

Mild or wild—we’ve got a trip to fit your adventure level and group experience for a Colorado rafting trip crafted just for you. 

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Bighorn Sheep Canyon Royal Gorge Family Float
Rapid Level Class III - IV Rapids Class III - V Rapids Class I - III Rapids
Type of Adventurer For big kids & kids at heart For thrill-seekers & adrenaline junkies For young families & chill chasers
Suggested Age 6+ years 14 - 18+ years 4+ years
Trip Type Half-day // Full-day Half-day // Full-day Half-day
Make it a package Raft-n-Rail® // Raft + Zipline // Raft-n-Bridge Raft + Zipline Add Bridge Tickets // Add Dino Museum Tickets
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We’ll help you find the best trip for you and your group using our Trip Finder.
Choose your adventure

We'll take care of the rest

From complimentary key valets to live-action GoPro footage, we’ve already thought of everything needed for your perfect Colorado rafting vacation. Simply suit-up and start paddling.

Closed for the winter, check back in May 2021

8 Mile Bar & Grill

Try a local favorite—like our Colorado buffalo burger—after a long day on the river. You earned it! 

Spend a night underneath the stars

Royal Gorge Cabins

There are only a few things better than ending your day on the river in front of a cozy fireplace. We can’t think of them, though.

Ready to ride the waves?

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Bighorn Sheep Canyon

A family-sized taste of white water adventure, paired with the perfect amount of Royal Gorge scenery. Colorado white water rafting – no experience necessary to join in the fun!

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Royal Gorge

World-class rapids and spectacular scenery make this the most popular trip for those seeking high adventure excitement! White water rafting you’ll never forget on a trip created just for you. Minimum age depends on water levels.

Family Float

The Family Float trip is a gentle five mile tour in upper Bighorn Sheep Canyon and includes easy class I through III rapids and views of towering red rock clis. Your adventure includes a light snack and is a favorite for families with young children.