Full Day – Brown’s Canyon

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Arkansas River

Full Day

Intermediate Class III-IV

This exciting full day trip near Buena Vista and Salida combines splendid whitewater rafting with spectacular views of the Sawatch Range containing some of Colorado’s highest peaks. We raft through fun Class III rapids such as Pinball, Zoom Flume, the Staircase and the infamous Seidel’s Suckhole. This scenic canyon parallels the Brown’s Canyon Wilderness Study Area. We offer this popular whitewater rafting trip as a full day for groups of 6 or more and also as the first day of a multi-day Arkansas River overnight trip. Trip lasts about 5-6 hours on the water. Lunch is served during the trip riverside. Come raft the newly declared National Monument with great views and excitement! Great trip for families, groups and adventure seekers of all levels.

Minimum Age

8 Years and Older

Meeting Location

Cotopaxi Office

Arrival Time

8:15 AM

Launch Time

9:00 AM

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Trip Reviews

2 Day Raft Trip Was Unforgettable!

★★★★★
5 5 1
I went on the 2 day Gunnison Gorge raft trip and had the most incredible time. I've been on a few multi-day trips, but this one takes the cake. The guides were very skilled, knowledgable, and friendly. The views were unforgettable and rapids thrilling. My favorite part was the waterfalls on the second day.

The Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip was great!

★★★★★
5 5 1
Our family had a blast rafting bighorn sheep canyon! The river was perfect for our kids and the guide made it really fun. Thanks for an awesome ride!

Arkansas River Tours made my first rafting experience so memorable!

★★★★★
5 5 1
This was my first ever river rafting trip and Arkansas River Tours made it so memorable. Thank you so much for making me feel at home on the river!