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Spend a half-day rafting in Browns Canyon National Monument on the world-famous Arkansas River! This is the most popular whitewater rafting destination in North America. We offer four tour times for the half-day trip every day!

$92 $90 / per person
Half Day
7 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:45 PM
  • Difficulty
    Moderate
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

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

$140 $138 / per person
Full Day
7 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:15 AM
  • Difficulty
    Moderate
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

Big Views with Small Splashes! Upper Bear Creek is a great option for Colorado family rafting near Buena Vista.

$90 $88 / per person
Half Day
4 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:15 AM and 1:45 PM
  • Difficulty
    Mild
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

This is the perfect trip for families with young children and guests who want to experience wonderful scenery and the excitement of small-scale, moderate rapids.

$138 $140 / per person
Full Day
5 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:15 AM
  • Difficulty
    Mild
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

Get ready to dig in those paddles as your expert raft guide navigates you through continuous, technical class 4+ rapids along the beautiful Arkansas River.

$100 / per person
Half Day
16 yrs+ * Fluctuates with Water Levels+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    8:45 AM and 12:00 PM
  • Difficulty
    Challenging
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

This is a great adrenaline pumping river trip for anyone in good physical condition looking for an exciting, scenic, and challenging whitewater adventure!

$160 / per person
Full Day
16 yrs+ * Fluctuates with Water Levels+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    8:45 AM
  • Difficulty
    Challenging
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

Our mild and scenic trips are an excellent alternative for those wanting relaxing flat water, small scale rapids, and beautiful mountain scenery.

$60 $60 / per person
One Third Day
4 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    11:30 AM
  • Difficulty
    Mild
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

The Narrows section offers beautiful mountain and canyon scenery combined with exciting whitewater.

$140 $138 / per person
Full Day
10 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:30 AM
  • Difficulty
    Moderate
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

Experience the Best Colorado Rafting on the Browns Canyon National Monument Three Quarter Day Trip.

$150 $150 / per person
Three Quarter Day
7 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Pick-up in Summit County
  • Meet Times
    10:15 AM
  • Difficulty
    Moderate
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.

This trip combines some of Colorado’s best whitewater with spectacular scenery and riverside camping.

$499 $499 / per person
Multi Day
10 yrs+
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Buena Vista Outpost
  • Meet Times
    10:00 AM
  • Difficulty
    Moderate
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.