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BIGHORN SHEEP CANYON HALF DAY

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Price $90 $88 Half Day
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BIGHORN SHEEP CANYON HALF DAY

Adult price: $90 $88 per person
Child price: $90 $88 per person
Half Day
7 yrs+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Royal Gorge Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:30 AM and 1:00 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.
  • Adult Price
    $90 $88
  • Child Price
    $90 $88
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Royal Gorge Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:30 AM and 1:00 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.
  • Total Activity Time
    Approximately 4 Hours

Tour Location

About our Royal Gorge Outpost
Located 2 hours southeast of Breckenridge and just over an hour from Colorado Springs, sits out Royal Gorge Outpost. Rafting trips that depart from this outpost are our Royal Gorge trips and our Bighorn Sheep Canyon trips. This location offers a wild ride through class IV/V rapids and moderate family-friendly trips. Come discover Colorado's own "Grand Canyon"!

What river and area is this trip based out?

Bighorn Sheep Canyon is a section of the Arkansas River, and accesses the Royal Gorge area from Canon City, CO.

What types of scenery will we see?

This section offers beautiful canyon scenery with exciting whitewater and occasional bighorn sheep sightings.

How long is this trip?

Though the amount of time on the river varies based on conditions, you can expect to be on the river for about 2 hours, covering approximately 10 miles.

Can I bring my child on this trip?

Minimum age is 7 years old and 50 lbs.

Is this a family friendly trip?

Yes! This is one of the most family friendly trip options on the Arkansas River in the Royal Gorge/ Canon City area.

When and where do we meet?

This trip meets 30 minutes prior to departure time at our Royal Gorge office.

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?

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

Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

BIGHORN SHEEP CANYON

Family Rafting Colorado Springs

Bighorn Sheep Canyon, also known as Parkdale, offers plenty of exciting moderate-level whitewater and spectacular scenery in the magnificent Royal Gorge area.

This section of the river is home to Colorado’s largest herd of bighorn sheep and is an ideal whitewater rafting trip for beginners or first-timers! Your experienced guide will get you paddling like pros through class II and III rapids, like 3 rocks, 5 points, Spike Buck, Double Dip, Sharks Tooth, and many more. Get ready for lots of thrills, laughter, and summertime fun, while floating through an incredible canyon just north of the legendary Royal Gorge!

Conditions may vary. Recommended minimum age for Bighorn Sheep Canyon is 7 yrs, which may go up during higher flows.

We had the BEST time on our trip through Bighorn Sheep Canyon! When whitewater rafting with your kids, safety is the most important thing to look for in choosing a rafting outfitter. The guides at Performance Tours are the ones to trust. They made the trip fun and excititng but most important…safe. – Alissa B.

This was our first time rafting and we had a person with us who cannot swim. We went on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon/Parkdale half day. It was perfect! Enough of a thrill for my teenagers and I didn’t have to worry about anyone falling out. Our guide was very friendly and very safety conscience. She knew how to give everyone a fun, wet time and kept everyone in the boat. We would go again with them. I very highly recommend this company! – Annette

I looked at tons of options for rafting in the Canon City area, and our family of 4 chose this one based on price, schedule and reviews. They were outstanding, not crowded, and we had a blast! The whole day was phenomenal. Highly recommend, and plan to use on our next adventure. – Deb

Tour Location

About our Royal Gorge Outpost
Located 2 hours southeast of Breckenridge and just over an hour from Colorado Springs, sits out Royal Gorge Outpost. Rafting trips that depart from this outpost are our Royal Gorge trips and our Bighorn Sheep Canyon trips. This location offers a wild ride through class IV/V rapids and moderate family-friendly trips. Come discover Colorado's own "Grand Canyon"!

What river and area is this trip based out?

Bighorn Sheep Canyon is a section of the Arkansas River, and accesses the Royal Gorge area from Canon City, CO.

What types of scenery will we see?

This section offers beautiful canyon scenery with exciting whitewater and occasional bighorn sheep sightings.

How long is this trip?

Though the amount of time on the river varies based on conditions, you can expect to be on the river for about 2 hours, covering approximately 10 miles.

Can I bring my child on this trip?

Minimum age is 7 years old and 50 lbs.

Is this a family friendly trip?

Yes! This is one of the most family friendly trip options on the Arkansas River in the Royal Gorge/ Canon City area.

When and where do we meet?

This trip meets 30 minutes prior to departure time at our Royal Gorge office.

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?

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

Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.