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Whitewater Rafting in September

Amazing August Late Summer Rafting

August Rafting September rafting in Colorado - late summer rafting

Late summer rafting is bringing big smiles to guests on the Arkansas River

Late summer Rafting is Perfect!

Late summer can be the best time to go whitewater rafting! Rafting is ideal from June to mid-August but depending on the year, you can get on the river as late as Labor Day. The length of the season depends on the snowpack from the previous winter.

August is always beautiful in Buena Vista, CO. With warm temperatures and lots of sunshine, spending a day on the river is an attractive activity for Colorado visitors and locals alike. With average temperatures in the mid-’70s, warm weather on the Arkansas River typically continues through mid-September.

Guests can choose from half-day or full-day rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Browns Canyon National Monument offers splashy class 2-3 whitewater rapids, perfect for beginners. Meanwhile, Bear Creek provides a mellow and relaxing float option for families with younger children looking to get out on the river.

Closeout summer with a memorable river adventure. To sum it up, you can make memories through August and September that you’ll be talking about until the end of time! Our friendly, experienced raft guides are ready to bring you and your family rafting.

Questions? Give our office a call at 800.328.7238 or book online at

Whitewater Rafting in September - late summer rafting

Impressive late summer rafting flows are allowing us to extend the rafting season into September!