One of the the largest ski areas in North America, Vail is one of Colorado’s top ski resorts and a prime winter destination for people from all over the world. But the Vail Valley is just as beautiful and desirable during the other seasons of the year when visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, horseback riding, fly fishing and amazing whitewater rafting. Colorado visitors will discover Vail’s famed restaurants, spas, hotels and shopping.

Plan For Excitement With A Vail, Colorado Rafting Trip

Within a few short miles of Vail lies some of the best whitewater river rafting in Colorado. Don’t miss out on experiencing an outstanding Colorado rafting trip, the memories from which will last a lifetime!

From Vail, rafting trip options include full, half-day and short trips for beginner and intermediate rafters as well as Colorado rafting trip options for hardcore, expert-level whitewater enthusiasts. The Colorado Adventure Center rafting trips are appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Whitewater river rafting near Vail can be an ideal family activity or the perfect team building and leadership training activity for business meeting and convention attendees. Most of all, a Vail, Colorado rafting trip is great fun!

Clear Creek Rafting Near Vail

Our Clear Creek rafting trips meet at our office in Dumont/Idaho Springs, Colorado, about a 1.25-hour drive from Vail. Clear Creek offers half-day and third-day river trips for everyone from first-timers and beginners to intermediate and advanced whitewater adventurers. The Clear Creek Beginner trip is perfect for families and large groups with varying abilities; everyone will have fun, and you’ll also enjoy exploring the historic mining town of Idaho Springs and Mount Evans, a 14,000-foot mountain that features a paved road all the way to the top and almost certain wildlife viewings on the way.

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All rafting trips include rafts, helmets, personal flotation device, basic instruction and a professional, highly skilled guide.

Zip and Raft Combination

When in Vail, rafting isn’t your only opportunity for an unforgettable mountain adventure. The Colorado Adventure Center offers fabulous zipping trips as well as zipping and rafting combinations.

From Vail, rafting and ziplining can be combined in one day with a Colorado Adventure Center’s zip and raft combination.


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