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Whitewater Rafting Colorado – Arkansas River

Since our inception as one of the original Colorado whitewater rafting companies in 1973, Arkansas River Tours has been committed to providing the safest, highest-quality river trips available. We offer 2 convenient locations near Salida, Colorado in Cotopaxi, and in Canon City, Colorado.  We have a strong background in experiential education which transfers into the personable trips we offer. Arkansas River Tours is a leader in many aspects of the rafting industry in Colorado.

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Multi Day Rafting Trips

2 and 3 day whitewater trips on the Arkansas and Gunnison River. Get away from it all and experience the wild.

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Adventure Packages

Pair up a rafting adventure with the Royal Gorge Railroad, ATV Tours, Zipline Tours or the Royal Gorge Bride.

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Groups & Gatherings

Fishing and whitewater rafting is great for groups, teambuilding, company trips, and more. Check us out!

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Additional Fishing Trips

Guided fishing trips on the Arkansas and Gunnison River from 1/2 day adventures to 3 day trips.

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Colorado White Water River Rafting Trips

Located minutes from Canon City and Salida, Whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River with Arkansas River Tours will be the highlight of your family vacation!

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” Thank you , Julie, for a wonderful whitewater rafting adventure, one we will NEVER forget! It was YOU that made this trip a memory of a lifetime. We can only hope that we will return sometime and you will be our guide. “

B. Johnson

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