The Arkansas River is more than just the best rafting river in the state of Colorado. It is widely considered to be one of the best rivers in the entire United States! Rafting and Kayaking are two of the major reasons why people vacation in our valley. With over 100 miles of “runnable” river, you can find trips to suit every level of adventure. From gentle floats, to hair raising white knuckled adrenaline filled drops, this river has it all! The newly designated Browns Canyon National Monument provides an amazing wilderness experience that you can float through, with miles of pristine canyon countr just teeming with wildlife and awesome rapids!
For one of the best sources of information on the river, with tons of great photo’s, check out the Arkansas River Outfiters Association at raftthebest.com There are literally dozens of guide services that run trips down the river The following rafting outfitters offer a discount if you let you them know you are renting through Colorado Mountain Vacations!
River Runners Rafting - the Whitewater Professionals Since 1972. Fully guided , family friendly whitewater rafting trips on the world famous Arkansas River. Whitewater Rafting Trips daily May throughSeptember - discounts for CMV renters!
Noah's Ark - for the best in Colorado rafting and Arkansas River rafting through Browns Canyon, Royal Gorge, Narrows & more! Leading Colorado river rafting adventures – for families, churches & groups and since 1983. 10% discount for Colorado Mountain Vacation customers.
Good Times Rafting - more trips, more places! And 10% discount for CMV renters!