The Blue River is back for a short season!
We had word from the Waterboard today that the Blue River will have raft-able flows through Thursday, June 7. Performance Tours Rafting will be booking Blue River trips from Saturday, June 2 – Thursday June 7. The Denver Waterboard will reevaluate flows after June 7 to determine if we can continue rafting that section.
Performance Tours Rafting has 3 trips departing daily from our Frisco office at 9am, 12pm and 3pm. Trips are $68 for adults and $63 for children (7 yrs & up!).
The Blue River begins at Hoosier Pass, a few miles south of Breckenridge, and runs north through Summit County. It flows into Lake Dillon before being released to Green Mountain Reservoir. The section between Lake Dillon and Green Mountain Reservoir is the only commercially rafted stretch of the Blue River, and is just minutes from Summit County.
The ability to raft The Blue River is entirely dependent on snowpack and the volume of water held in Lake Dillon. Each year, we cross our fingers and hope that we’ll be able to paddle this incredible section of river.
Book Online or Call now to jump in the boat! 800.328.7238
Win a raft trip with Performance Tours Rafting! From May 15 – 28, participants can register to to win a half day whitewater rafting trip for two on Browns Canyon National Monument. To enter, visit the Performance Tours Facebook page , the contest app, or register in person at the Outlets at Silverthorne Welcome Center, 246-V Rainbow Dr, Silverthorne, CO.
The winner will be contacted on May 29, Memorial Day, and the trip is redeemable anytime before June 30, 2017.
Browns Canyon is the most popular whitewater destination in America and was named a National Monument on February 19, 2015. The Arkansas River winds through the spectacular canyon boasting several moderate class 3 rapids. This trip is great for families and is the perfect balance of exciting whitewater and gorgeous Colorado scenery. In fact, it’s not uncommon for guests to see Colorado wildlife along the riverbanks.
Performance Tours Rafting, Breckenridge’s first rafting outfitter, has been providing quality whitewater rafting trips on Colorado rivers for 31 years. In 2016, we celebrated our 30th anniversary and were awarded “Best Rafting Company” in Summit County as voted by readers of the Summit Daily.
Performance Tours Whitewater Rafting was outstanding! Our guide was knowledgeable, and provided ample instructions on safety and rafting knowhow. It was an experience of a lifetime! Thanks Performance Tours!!!