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Half Day Browns Canyon National Monument Rafting Trips


7 yrs+




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.

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Half Day

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

Adult Price


Child Price


Total Activity Time

Approx 4 Hours

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Rafting Made Easy

Free Wetsuits

& Gear

Complimentary wetsuits, 
booties, and splash jackets

Safety Record

Professional guides with
 extensive safety training

Flexible Cancellation 

Cancel 72 hours in advance for 
a full refund

Customer Service

Happiest guests on the 
river since 1986

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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!


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Colorado Springs:

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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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For the Half Day Browns Canyon National Monument Rafting Trip, we recommend dressing in comfortable, quick-drying clothing such as a swimsuit and shorts. Protective footgear like wet shoes or sneakers that you don't mind getting wet are also essential. Additionally, we suggest bringing sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen to shield yourself from the sun's rays. On cooler days, consider wearing a fleece or performance fabric shirt for added warmth. For the Browns Canyon rafting trip, we provide optional complimentary wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets to ensure your comfort and safety. These items will help keep you comfortable throughout the adventure. We also recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip, as you may get wet during the rafting experience.

The half day Browns Canyon National Monument rafting trip is a very family-friendly Colorado rafting trip! The recommended minimum age for rafting in Browns Canyon is 7 years old and at least 50 pounds. We evaluate flows daily and may adjust the minimum age due to current conditions.

The Half Day Browns Canyon National Monument Rafting Trip typically lasts around 4 hours in total. Expect to spend approximately 2 hours on the river enjoying the exhilarating rapids of Browns Canyon.

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