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Colorado Whitewater Rafting

Rafting in Colorado’s pristine, rushing rivers is an experience that can’t be beat!

Look to Colorado Adventure Center for exciting whitewater rafting adventures for every experience level, from scenic floats where you get a chance to view wildlife or sit quietly listening to nature, to heart-stopping Colorado whitewater rafting trips with crashing waves and heart-pumping paddling. Some trips offer both in one day!

You can go rafting in Colorado with us on the most popular rivers in the central part of the state. Our convenient locations along I-70 allow you to pick the best trip for your group, whether it’s for a half-day, full-day or even just a short Colorado whitewater rafting adventure.

As one of the early outfitters to take guests paddling on Clear Creek, we have a special affection for this waterway’s narrow, technical nature. The Creek shoots out of the Colorado mountains high atop the Continental Divide and rushes toward Denver at a steady clip. It’s rafting in Colorado as you’d expect it — exhilarating and stunning at the same time.

Next up is the mighty Colorado River, source of life and fun for thousands of miles around. Near the headwaters, or “source,” of the Colorado River is a quiet, beautiful place called Little Gore Canyon.

colorado whitewater raftingFurther downstream on the Colorado River near the town of Glenwood Springs, we provide rafting trips on an intermediate stretch called the Shoshone Rapids. It will delight and excite you!

To make your experience as easy as a lilly dip (that’s river talk for “light paddling”), Colorado Adventure Center operates its Colorado whitewater rafting trips from easy to access basecamp locations. We tell you where to meet us, then we provide everything you need including transport to and from the river. We’ve perfected the logistics so you can focus on the adventure!

We know from years of helping our guests have fun rafting in Colorado that you want to experience everything this amazing state offers. So we combined our Colorado whitewater rafting trips with additional exciting activities. Leap across the river on a zipline or let the wind blow your stress away on a thrilling downhill bike ride. We’ve picked the best adventures and put them together in Combo Trips to help you plan and execute your vacation fun time. Don’t worry, we have all the logistics covered, from equipment rental to transportation and guide services where needed.

Browse our site for ideas and make your reservations here, or call our knowledgeable staff for help picking your Colorado whitewater rafting, kayaking, ziplining and biking adventures. We can’t wait to hear from you and see you on the river!

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