Read on to learn more about the top 3 Salida whitewater rafting trips.
1. Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day Trip
Experience the ideal rafting trip for every skill level. Scenic Browns Canyon is loaded with fun class III rapids that are thrilling without the high level of class V danger. This makes it popular with beginner and intermediate anglers alike. At 5-6 hours long, it’s a full day of excitement through a canyon landscape that also has views of the Sawatch mountain range.
2. Royal Gorge Rafting Half Day Trip
Are you ready to go big? The Royal Gorge is a wild rafting trip with plenty of class III-IV action. During high water, several rapids can transform into big class V waves as well. At 2-3 hours long, this trip requires hard paddling and it will leave you with an experience to remember forever. Rapids like Wallslammer, Sunshine, Sledgehammer and the Narrows are challenging with giant wave trains and precision maneuvers to avoid obstacles. The rafts will eddy out on occasion to rest and take in the big canyon wall scenery. This trip is a staple for Arkansas River Tours because the experienced guides are skilled and they paddle this section every single week of the season.