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Half-Day Blue River Rafting in Breckenridge, CO

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Price $102 $99 Half Day
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Half-Day Blue River Rafting in Breckenridge, CO

Adult price: $102 $99 per person
Child price: $102 $99 per person
Half Day
7 yrs+ Age
  • Departure
    Frisco Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:30 AM and 1:15 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
    $102 $99
  • Child Price
    $102 $99
  • Departure
    Frisco Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:30 AM and 1:15 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 3 Hours

Tour Location

About our Frisco Outpost
Our Frisco Outpost is just 15 minutes north of Breckenridge and an hour from Denver. The office is located inside Pioneer Sports next to Walmart. This is the meeting spot for our Blue River trips. Parking is plentiful and the office is easy to find.

What river and area is this trip based out?

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.

What type of scenery will we see?

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

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 1.5 hours, covering approximately 6 miles.

What time of year can we raft on the Blue?

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

Can I bring my child on this trip?

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.

Is this a family-friendly trip?

Yes! This is the most family-friendly trip option 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!

When and where do we meet?

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.

When is the best time to go whitewater rafting in Colorado?

Colorado’s whitewater rafting season typically runs from May to September. Peak rafting conditions typically occur in late spring and early summer when melting snow from the mountains increases the water flow. This period offers great water levels, thrilling rapids and plenty of sunshine.

Can you whitewater raft in Breckenridge?

Though there is technically no whitewater rafting in the town of Breckenridge, there are plenty of options for rafting near Breckenridge. The Blue River offers the closest whitewater rafting to Breckenridge. Blue River half day trips meet in Frisco, CO, just 10 minutes north of Breckenridge. The ability to go rafting on the Blue River is entirely dependent on water levels in Lake Dillon. Please check with Performance tours Rafting to confirm availability for the Blue River rafting trip near Breckenridge.

Is it better to go rafting in the morning or afternoon?

The best time of day to go whitewater rafting is any time of day! During certain times of the year, afternoon rain storms can be common. Booking a morning rafting trip helps you avoid the potential for afternoon thunderstorms and make the most of your time whitewater rafting in Colorado. Performance Tours Rafting offers blue river rafting trips that depart from our Frisco, CO office three times each day, when this trip is available.

Can you float the Blue river in Colorado?

The Blue River in Colorado is not typically suitable for casual “floating” or tubing due to its rapids and swift currents. Attempting to float without proper safety equipment and experience can be dangerous. However, visitors can enjoy the Blue River by going whitewater rafting on the Blue River instead.

How cold is white water rafting in Colorado?

During whitewater rafting season in Colorado, water temperatures in the river typically range from around 40°F to 60°F (4°C to 15°C) during the peak season from May to September. On certain stretches of river, we require all guests to wear complimentary wetsuits and/or splash jackets, especially during the early season when the water is cooler. The Blue River is an early season rafting trip, which means the water is cold! For our Blue River rafting trips near Breckenridge, we do recommend that guests wear a wetsuit and splash jacket.

What class rapids is the Blue River?

The Blue River offers excellent class 3 rapids near Breckenridge, CO. The Blue River is an ideal moderate level whitewater rafting trip and is a great option for guests at least 7 years old and 50 lbs.

Need to know more?

Life jackets, lunches, equipment, what to bring, what to wear…
Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

BLUE RIVER HALF DAY

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. Make sure to check for availability before planning your rafting trip in Breckenridge!

Second time rafting with PT- first time was Browns Canyon and this time on the Blue River. So much fun! All of the guides were friendly, professional and really seem to enjoy what they do. Beautiful scenery, friendly boat-mates, and an all around splashin’ good time! Would absolutely recommend! – Casey K.

Amazing adventure for the whole family. Safety was paramount for the staff the entire trip. Very kid friendly. Took my 8 and 11 year old daughters on the half day Blue River trip. We all had a blast. Our guide was fantastic and made the trip entertaining and made sure we all got equally wet!! This is a “must do”! – Chris

My dad and I signed up for the Blue River half-day trip since it was the closest trip to where we were staying in Breckenridge. It was a ton of fun! In fact, we liked it so much that we signed up for a second trip the next day to experience more rapids in Browns Canyon.  We weren’t disappointed! – David F.

Tour Location

About our Frisco Outpost
Our Frisco Outpost is just 15 minutes north of Breckenridge and an hour from Denver. The office is located inside Pioneer Sports next to Walmart. This is the meeting spot for our Blue River trips. Parking is plentiful and the office is easy to find.

What river and area is this trip based out?

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.

What type of scenery will we see?

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

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 1.5 hours, covering approximately 6 miles.

What time of year can we raft on the Blue?

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

Can I bring my child on this trip?

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.

Is this a family-friendly trip?

Yes! This is the most family-friendly trip option 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!

When and where do we meet?

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.

When is the best time to go whitewater rafting in Colorado?

Colorado’s whitewater rafting season typically runs from May to September. Peak rafting conditions typically occur in late spring and early summer when melting snow from the mountains increases the water flow. This period offers great water levels, thrilling rapids and plenty of sunshine.

Can you whitewater raft in Breckenridge?

Though there is technically no whitewater rafting in the town of Breckenridge, there are plenty of options for rafting near Breckenridge. The Blue River offers the closest whitewater rafting to Breckenridge. Blue River half day trips meet in Frisco, CO, just 10 minutes north of Breckenridge. The ability to go rafting on the Blue River is entirely dependent on water levels in Lake Dillon. Please check with Performance tours Rafting to confirm availability for the Blue River rafting trip near Breckenridge.

Is it better to go rafting in the morning or afternoon?

The best time of day to go whitewater rafting is any time of day! During certain times of the year, afternoon rain storms can be common. Booking a morning rafting trip helps you avoid the potential for afternoon thunderstorms and make the most of your time whitewater rafting in Colorado. Performance Tours Rafting offers blue river rafting trips that depart from our Frisco, CO office three times each day, when this trip is available.

Can you float the Blue river in Colorado?

The Blue River in Colorado is not typically suitable for casual “floating” or tubing due to its rapids and swift currents. Attempting to float without proper safety equipment and experience can be dangerous. However, visitors can enjoy the Blue River by going whitewater rafting on the Blue River instead.

How cold is white water rafting in Colorado?

During whitewater rafting season in Colorado, water temperatures in the river typically range from around 40°F to 60°F (4°C to 15°C) during the peak season from May to September. On certain stretches of river, we require all guests to wear complimentary wetsuits and/or splash jackets, especially during the early season when the water is cooler. The Blue River is an early season rafting trip, which means the water is cold! For our Blue River rafting trips near Breckenridge, we do recommend that guests wear a wetsuit and splash jacket.

What class rapids is the Blue River?

The Blue River offers excellent class 3 rapids near Breckenridge, CO. The Blue River is an ideal moderate level whitewater rafting trip and is a great option for guests at least 7 years old and 50 lbs.

Need to know more?

Life jackets, lunches, equipment, what to bring, what to wear…
Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.