Browns Canyon National Monument Full Day

CLASS TYPE: III+      Arkansas River: Departs from Buena Vista

Experience the Best Colorado Rafting on the Browns Canyon National Monument Full Day Trip


Browns Canyon National Monument, on the world famous Arkansas River, is the most popular whitewater rafting destination in North America. Your adventure begins beneath the spectacular Collegiate Peaks and takes you through Browns Canyon, a recently designated National Monument. Thrilling rapids such as Pinball, Zoomflume, Big Drop, Staircase and Devil's Punchbowl, and the infamous Seidel's Suckhole make this fantastic whitewater stretch one that shouldn't be missed. This trip offers everything you're looking for in a fun and exciting rafting adventure; Plenty of moderate level whitewater and exciting class 3+ rapids, with picturesque 14,000' peaks & spectacular canyon scenery. This splashy adventure is great for all experience levels, from first timers to seasoned rafters, and includes a riverside lunch.

FAQ for the Browns Canyon Full Day

What can I expect on this trip?

The Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River offers class III+ whitewater amidst spectacular mountain and desert scenery, and is the most popular raft trip in the country.

Can I bring my child on this trip?

Browns Canyon is a very family friendly Colorado rafting trip. Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and at least 50 pounds. Exceptions are made when the water levels subside. We may also adjust upward during above average flow rates.

How difficult is this trip?

Browns Canyon is class III+ whitewater, often described as moderate, exciting, and great for first-timers or families!

How long are we on the river?

Though this depends on time of year and flows, guest can expect to be on the river for about 4 hours on the full day trip.

What's for lunch?

On FULL DAY trips only a delicious buffet style lunch is provided along with a beverage. You may bring non-alcoholic canned beverages if desired. Usually our lunch consists of a buffet style sandwich spread with meats, cheeses, various veggies, chips, fruits and more. Lunch is enjoyed on our office patio or riverside. We are happy to accommodate allergy and food restrictions, please give our office a call to let us know.

When and where do we meet?

Full Day Browns Canyon trips meet at 9:30 a.m. in Buena Vista.

Once you have arrived at the office that your trip departs from, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices.

Need to know more? What about life jackets, lunches, equipment you can bring and equipment you'll need? Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.
Browns Canyon National Monument

Book Your Adventure

Browns Canyon National Monument Full Day

or call 1-800-328-7238

Adult Rate: $102.00
Youth (11 & Under): $92.00

Raft Trip meeting location:
Buena Vista Office

Departure Time:
10:00 a.m

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