Raft-n-bridge

Whitewater for the whole family

Take in the sights and sounds

Experience the stunning views from North America's highest suspension bridge

Just the right amount of adventure

Family-friendly (ages 6+) whitewater rafting with Class I-III rapids in most flows. Class IV rapids at highest flows.

See the wildlife

Bighorn sheep, golden eagles, peregrine falcons, and more call this place home.

Welcome to the splash zone

Our friendly guides know how to get the whole family soaked and smiling during your 6 mile ride down the canyon

What to expect

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Royal Gorge Bridge – Enjoy at Your Pace

A short four-mile drive from our office takes you to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, where you can enjoy the entire park at your leisure. Included in your admission to the park are the new aerial gondolas, theater shows, expansive Children’s Playland (including a vintage carousel, slide complex, splash pad, and playground toys), numerous scenic vistas, tram ride, and mini-train. Newly renovated since a fire in 2013, the park boasts all-new attractions with over $30 million in improvements! If you haven’t been in a few years, you’ll wonder at all the changes being made to this world-class attraction. As always, the Royal Gorge Bridge stands at the center of the park, offering views of the canyon and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the distance – an unparalleled panorama. Children will love participating in the Park’s Junior Ranger program, where they’ll explore the park and receive a special prize at the end of your day!

Want More Excitement?

For an added fee, you can also brave the Royal Rush Sky Coaster or the thrilling Cloud Scraper Zipline. There isn’t another zipline like it in the world, as it sends you flying over the entire span of the 1,000-foot-deep Royal Gorge. (Age limits apply.) If you are interested in more Colorado rafting excitement by upgrading the rafting portion of your trip to an adventure-class section of river, please call us before making your reservation and we can help find the package for you!  

For more information on this unique Colorado white water rafting experience, call Raft Echo at 1-800-755-ECHO today.

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More rafting trips & Packages

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Raft-n-Rail®

For a day full of fun for the whole family, combine a river rafting trip with a Royal Gorge train ride. After your morning white water adventure, we’ll shuttle you back to Echo Canyon and the 8 Mile Bar & Grill, where you can relax and energize with some world-class food as you prepare for an afternoon Royal Gorge Train ride.

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Adventures Out West Zipline Tour on Echo Canyon's zip line and rafting package trip

Adventures Out West Zipline Tour

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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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