Performance Tours


The Blue River raft trip is the closest whitewater rafting to Breckenridge, Frisco, Keystone, and Copper Mountain! This is the perfect moderate level whitewater adventure in the Summit County area, Guests will enjoy the thrill of whitewater rafting while taking in the spectacular alpine scenery beneath The Eagles Nest Wilderness Area, and the Gore Range You’ll be surrounded by breathtaking mountain views while challenging the fast-running rapids through Boulder Canyon. Lots of excitement, relaxation and fun in the sun! A great trip for rafters of all experience levels, conveniently located 15 minutes from Breckenridge.

The Blue River rafting trip is an express tour, covering several miles of whitewater in less than 2 hours. This trip is perfect for guests on a tight schedule looking to squeeze in a quick rafting experience and make the most of their time in the mountains. The Blue River has a short whitewater season and our ability to raft the Blue River depends on the season’s snowpack. Check for availability!

Departs From: Breckenridge, CO

Duration: Half Day

Difficulty: II – III
Price: Child $80 / Adult $82

Meeting Times: 9:30 AM and 12:45 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

The Blue River runs through Summit County, CO. We raft a section of the Blue River that is several miles north of Breckenridge, and only minutes from our office in Frisco, CO.

The Blue River half day trip offers class 3 whitewater through beautiful alpine scenery. 

Though the amount of time on the river varies based on conditions, you can expect to be on the river for about 1.5 hours, covering approximately 6 miles.

The season is from late May through early July, and varies slightly from year to year based on the winter’s snowpack. 

Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and 50 lbs. The minimum age may be adjusted upward at higher flows and downward at lower flows.

Yes! This is the most family friendly trip options in Summit County. The adventure begins with about 3 miles of calm, flat-water and ends with 3 miles of continuous class 2-3 whitewater!

All Blue River Rafting trips meet 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time at our office in Frisco.

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.

Life jackets, lunches, equipment, what to bring, what to wear…

Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

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