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.
Mother Nature and the River are to be respected. Providing safe experiences for our guests and staff is our number one objective. Our guides have a high level of safety..
Diversity is very important to us and we want everyone to get on the river. We pride ourselves on having an equal staff of men and women guides. ART believes that people with..
Our staff is the foundation of ART and makes us one of the leaders in the industry. We provide the highest level of training, promote from..
Our goal is to share the river with our guests and take them out of them element. We enhance people’s experiences through customer..
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!
” 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. “
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