Winter Park White Water Rafting offers pristine, rushing rivers surrounded by spectacular scenery and is an experience that can’t be beat!

A scenic 67 miles from Denver,Winter Park, Colorado has much to offer. Winter Park Resort is known for its ski hills — Winter Park, Mary Jane and others — as well as for its other winter activities including cross country skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, tubing, snowmobiling, sleigh rides and even dog sledding. Still, spring and summer offer amazing outdoor activities as well — hiking, biking, boating, hot springs — and the most fun adventure of all… whitewater rafting! Colorado is home to some of the best rafting in the country.

Winter Park Rafting Options

Of all the wonderful things to do in Winter Park and the surrounding areas in the warm-weather months, on the top of your list should be rafting. Colorado rafting is great for family vacations, family reunions and groups of all ages and abilities.

Forty-five minutes away from Winter Park is the location of superb rafting.  Colorado rafting adventures on Clear Creek start out in the charming Colorado mountain town of Idaho Springs. The drive from Winter Park to Idaho Springs over Berthoud Pass is breathtakingly scenic.

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Idaho Springs is a fun destination in itself, offering a charming old main street, mining relics, Mt. Evans, wildlife and the famous Indian Springs mineral hot springs. Our Clear Creek rafting options include half-day and third-day rafting trips, plus super-fun combinations such as whitewater rafting and a thrilling zipline adventure.

The 14,00-foot Collegiate Peaks and the Arkansas River valley are simply beautiful. Along with the thrill of rafting the most popular commercial river in the U.S., the surroundings help make the trip even more worthwhile. Buena Vista is a rustic and fun mountain town with terrific lodging options. Don’t miss the two fabulous hot springs just outside of town.

Dedicated to providing our guests with the best possible experience of rafting from Winter Park, we deliver half-day, full-day and multi-day adventures in rafting. Colorado rafting is memorable, exciting, and fun for guests of all ages and abilities. Our Winter Park rafting trips range from relaxing and scenic river trips to exhilarating whitewater challenges, and are custom-tailored to the meet the needs of each group or individual.

And for all our Winter Park white water rafting adventures, we handle all the details… expect all the necessary equipment, terrific meals, personalized service and outstanding guides.

Additional Winter Park Activities

In addition to Winter Park rafting, take advantage of all Winter Park has to offer, including hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating and so much more. In summer, you can ride a ski lift up the mountain and hike or bike scenic trails. Mountain bikers find plenty of fabulous rides here. Visit the Cozens’ Ranch House Museum just north of town, the site of a stage stop and post office from the 1870s. Be sure to visit the nearby towns of Grand Lake, Granby, Kremmling and don’t miss Hot Sulphur Springs for a relaxing hot springs soak.

All this, and Winter Park is also convenient to Rocky Mountain National Park, one of the most frequently visited parks in the United States. From Winter Park, drive the highest paved road in North America (Trail Ridge Road) for wildlife viewing and so much more. Winter Park is a can’t-miss Colorado vacation spot. You can make a memory with whitewater rafting.  Colorado’s Winter Park whitewater rafting adventure can top off your summer vacation!

For more information about our Winter Park rafting choices and the adventures that await you, please call us today and let us help you plan a memorable Winter Park rafting adventure.

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Clear Creek Beginner Rafting Trip

$45+ per person

The Clear Creek Beginner raft trip offers lots of easy whitewater rapids and terrific views. A perfect choice for first timers, families and groups with varying ability levels.

Clear Creek Beginner Rafting Trip

$45+ per person

The Clear Creek Beginner raft trip offers lots of easy whitewater rapids and terrific views. A perfect choice for first timers, families and groups with varying ability levels.

A Clear Creek Beginner river rafting trip is the perfect adventure for the entire family! This trip offers up plenty of whitewater rapids, beautiful scenery and some peaceful float water. You’ll have a blast splashing through Class II-III rapids where we’ll help you develop your paddling skills. Relax as you meander through the historic mining town of Idaho Springs past the Argo Gold Mine and Charlie Taylor waterwheel. Keep an eye out for wildlife in the canyons surrounding you as you enjoy your Colorado adventure. This is a fabulous trip for first timers, families and large groups with varying ability levels.

Cost
• $50/adult
• $45/youth 12 & under

River Class
Class II-III

Requirements
7 years old / 50 pounds subject to change with river and weather conditions

Meeting Time
45 minutes prior to trip time

Meeting Location
Idaho Springs/Dumont Basecamp
2697 Stanley Road, Dumont, CO 80436

Included
Wetsuits

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Clear Creek Intermediate Rafting Trip

$60 per person

Our most popular trip! A great choice for experienced paddlers or aggressive first timers. This intermediate half day trip offers challenging nonstop Class III-IV whitewater and fabulous views.

Clear Creek Intermediate Rafting Trip

$60 per person

Our most popular trip! A great choice for experienced paddlers or aggressive first timers. This intermediate half day trip offers challenging nonstop Class III-IV whitewater and fabulous views.

The Clear Creek Intermediate raft trip is a great choice for experienced paddlers or aggressive first timers craving the thrill and challenge of whitewater. From the very start of this adventure at our private put-in, be prepared for whitewater action. This trip will definitely get you wet and your adrenaline pumping while paddling through “Nomad”, “Fall River” and “Deliverance” rapids. Ramp up the excitement level with the grand finale Class IV “Outer Limits”, then enjoy your journey through the historic gold mining town of Idaho Springs.

River Class
Class III-IV

Requirements
Recommended Minimum age 14 years

Meeting Time
45 minutes prior to trip time

Meeting Location
Idaho Springs/Dumont Basecamp
2697 Stanley Road, Dumont, CO 80436

Included
Wetsuits

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Clear Creek Advanced Rafting Trip

$79 per person

This is the most extreme, steep and technical stretch of Clear Creek for experienced paddlers only. With very little time to warm up, rafters drop right into Class IV-V whitewater that is fast and furious.

Clear Creek Advanced Rafting Trip

$79 per person

This is the most extreme, steep and technical stretch of Clear Creek for experienced paddlers only. With very little time to warm up, rafters drop right into Class IV-V whitewater that is fast and furious.

The Clear Creek Advanced 1/2 day raft trip is for experienced paddlers only. With very little time to warm up, rafters drop right into Class IV-V whitewater that is fast, wild and non-stop! The names of the rapids such as “Guide Ejector”, “Hell’s Corner”, Double Knife” and “Terminator” give you a glimpse of what to expect. This is the most extreme, steep and technical stretch of Clear Creek that requires the ability to swim, strong physical conditioning and prior experience. For those up to the challenge, you will not be disappointed!

River Class
Class IV-V

Requirements
16 years minimum age with prior rafting experience and ability to swim is required

Meeting Time
45 minutes prior to trip time

Meeting Location
Idaho Springs/Dumont Basecamp
2697 Stanley Road, Dumont, CO 80436

Included
Wetsuits

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Happy Hour Raft

$55 per person

Experience a shorter version of our most popular Class III-IV whitewater adventure on Clear Creek! Perfect for those short on time or looking for a trip later in the day.

Happy Hour Raft

$55 per person

Experience a shorter version of our most popular Class III-IV whitewater adventure on Clear Creek! Perfect for those short on time or looking for a trip later in the day.

Experience a shorter version of our most popular Intermediate Class III-IV whitewater adventure on Clear Creek! We launch right from our own private put in at our beautiful basecamp. Perfect for those short on time or looking for a trip later in the day. Trip launches at 5pm and includes a free beer or soft beverage!

River Class
Class III-IV

Requirements
Minimum age of 14 years

Meeting Time
45 minutes prior to trip time

Meeting Location
Idaho Springs/Dumont Basecamp
2697 Stanley Road, Dumont, CO 80436

Included
Wetsuits

Discounts Available when Combining with Zip Line & Aerial Park Trips! View Combo Trips

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