There aren’t many places you can be an hour from world-class rafting and have a ton of other attractions and activities to choose from. Colorado Springs is just such a city.
Home to exciting ziplining and the breathtaking Royal Gorge, Colorado Springs has something for everyone. With historical attractions like the Ghost Town Museum, you’ll get to see and feel the history of the West. And with thrilling attractions like rafting and horseback riding, you’ll make plenty of your own memories.
If you’re looking for white water rafting in Colorado Springs, you’ve come to the right place! Take your family down Bighorn Sheep Canyon, whose rapids are just exciting enough to keep youngsters’ attention. Or if you’re looking for more of a thrill, the Royal Gorge awaits. The Gorge’s class III through class V rapids will have you shrieking with joy as you plunge through rapids like Sledgehammer and Boat Eater.
Whether you’re looking for the adventure of a lifetime, or a relaxing float with the kiddos, it’s hard to beat a Colorado Springs white water rafting trip. The city’s just a short drive from the Royal Gorge, where you can raft down the Arkansas River beneath towering 1,000’ canyon walls and see amazing wildlife. Or you can try Bighorn Sheep Canyon—maybe you’ll even see one of the majestic sheep that give this canyon its name!
As exciting as Colorado Springs rafting is, you don’t want to miss out on everything else this amazing city has to offer! Here’s what else you can do on your trip:
We know you want to get on the water early, so we offer luxury cabins mere feet from where you’re rafting trip will depart! If you want to get in a full day of white water rafting in Colorado Springs, staying in our cabins is perfect.
Our cabins feel like a 5-star resort, and you’ll look forward to the following:
The real difference between our cabins and a 5-star hotel is that when you look outside in the morning, you won’t see a big city. Instead you’ll see thick wild grass, scrubby trees, rolling hills, and a red-and-gold Colorado sunrise.
Our cabins are 1-2 bedrooms, and sleep 4-6 guests each.
Of course, we understand that not everyone wants to stay in a cabin on the river. If you’d rather stay in Colorado Springs, we’re happy to make a hotel recommendation for you and your family.
After a full day of adventure, you’ll want to unwind with a delicious meal and maybe a tall cold one. Our 8-Mile Bar and Grill has you covered. We offer tasty burgers and microbrews, all served by a friendly staff who’s just as excited about rafting as you are!
Or, if you want to drive back to the city for dinner, the city offers some amazing eateries.
You can find a list of even more restaurants in the city here.
If you’re looking for white water rafting in Colorado Springs, then you’ve come to the right place. At Echo Canyon River Expeditions, we don’t just offer a day of rafting. We’ll partner with you to create a vacation experience that you and your family will still be smiling about next year.