Browns Canyon National Monument Rafting Trips

Age:

7 yrs+

Difficulty:

Moderate

Location:

Buena Vista

Time on River

2-4 hrs

Discover The Best of Colorado Rafting in Browns Canyon, a national monument.

Experience the thrill of a lifetime with Performance Tours as we take you on an exhilarating whitewater rafting adventure through Browns Canyon National Monument. This wet n’ wild adventure is great for first-timers and seasoned rafters alike, and will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime!

Our Browns Canyon rafting tours offer everything you’re looking for in a fun and exciting rafting adventure! Plenty of moderate-level whitewater and exciting class 3+ rapids, with picturesque 14,000′ peaks and spectacular canyon scenery. Experience lots of thrills and laughter as you paddle through Pinball, Zoomflume, Bigdrop, Staircase, Punchbowl, and more in Browns Canyon National Monument.

Browns Canyon in Action

Half Day

9:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:45 PM

Adult Price

$102

Child Price

$99

Total Activity Time

Approx 4 Hours

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Full Day

9:15 AM

Adult Price

$155

Child Price

$152

Total Activity Time

Approx 6 Hours

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& Gear

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booties, and splash jackets

Unmatched 
Safety Record

Professional guides with
 extensive safety training

Flexible Cancellation 
Policy

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a full refund

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Customer Service

Happiest guests on the 
river since 1986

Browns Canyon Rafting Tours

Half Day

Adult:

$102

Child:

$99

Allow for:

Approx 4 Hours

Time on River

2 hours

Meet Times

9:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:45 PM
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Full Day

Adult:

$155

Child:

$152

Allow for:

Approx 6 Hours

Time on River

4 hours

Meet Times

9:15 AM
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Browns Canyon Rafting Tours Meet in Buena Vista, CO

Hit the Road for Scenic Delights. Buena Vista, CO is Less than 100 Miles from Top Tourist Hotspots!

Breckenridge:

1hr 15 mins

Vail:

1hr 30 mins

Colorado Springs:

1hr 45 mins

Denver:

1 hr 30 mins

115 Gregg Drive
Buena Vista, CO 81211

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This trip meets in Buena Vista 45 minutes prior to departure time. Guest arrival time is indicated on your reservation confirmation. There is no need to arrive earlier. Once you have arrived at the office in Buena Vista, CO, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. 

We have ample parking at the Performance Tours Rafting office for whitewater rafting guests in Buena Vista, CO. 

Performance Tours will provide transportation from the meeting location/office to the river, and back to the office where your vehicle is parked following the trip.

Performance Tours provides changing rooms at all our full-service offices in Buena Vista, Canon City, and Frisco, CO. Our facilities are clean, comfortable, and designed to enhance your experience.

Browns Canyon Guest Reviews

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Faq

Browns Canyon National Monument, located on the Arkansas River in Colorado, is predominantly classified as Class III rapids, offering an exhilarating yet manageable rafting experience. Depending on water levels and specific sections within Browns Canyon, guests may also encounter more mild class 2 and more challenging class IV rapids. Browns Canyon rafting is renowned for its thrilling rapids and breathtaking scenery, making it a popular choice for both beginner and experienced rafters alike.

No, you don't have to be in peak physical condition to go white water rafting in Browns Canyon. While some level of physical fitness can enhance your experience and help with paddling, many rafting trips, like Browns Canyon whitewater rafting, are designed to accommodate people of various fitness levels and abilities.

When considering rafting through Browns Canyon, it's important to understand that like any outdoor adventure activity, there are inherent risks involved. While we cannot eliminate these risks entirely, we take numerous precautions to minimize them. Each season, we experience very few minor injuries, particularly on our mild to moderate trips like those through Browns Canyon.

 

It's crucial to note that the potential for injury does increase with the level of difficulty of the trip. However, our experienced guides provide thorough river orientation and safety talks before each journey. These talks familiarize guests with potential risks and equip them with the knowledge needed to navigate the river safely.

 

By following our guides' instructions and being aware of the environment, you can enjoy a thrilling rafting experience through Browns Canyon while minimizing the chances of injury.

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