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Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day

  • Paddle down the Arkansas River on a half-day whitewater rafting tour
  • Raft through 12 class I, II, and III rapids with your expert instructor
  • Enjoy a delicious riverside lunch with views of the mountain scenery
Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day
From US$117.17
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Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day
From US$117.17

Raft down Colorado’s Arkansas River in Browns Canyon on this half-day whitewater rafting adventure. Start at Buena Vista and make your way down 12 class I, II, and III rapids with your guide across 16 miles of rivers. Enjoy a delicious, locally sourced, lunch just on the banks of the river and admire the beautiful views of the Collegiate Peaks.

What to Expect

Our Browns Canyon full day trips are the most popular white water rafting tours in the country! Recently designated a national monument, this beloved section of the Arkansas river boasts 16 miles of class II-III+ whitewater rapids that really are perfect for your whole family. Whether you’re a first time rafter, or an experienced paddler, Browns Canyon is the place for you!

We invite you to spend the day with us experiencing Colorado's infamous Arkansas River. This trip is customized for all ages and ability levels. Begin your day at our Buena Vista whitewater outpost where we have everything that you and your family will need for this wet and exciting ride. You'll have the opportunity to get to know a member of our professional and well trained guiding staff as we give you a 5+ hour, extraordinary and personalized tour of the Browns Canyon National Monument. We take our half day river trip one step further by adding 6 more miles of action-packed fun. Your full day of rafting also includes a fully prepared, gourmet and locally sourced riverside lunch. You'll have the chance to take in the majestic views of Colorado's Collegiate Peaks and to spot all of the amazing and protected wildlife in the Browns Canyon. Take a cool dip in the river between rapids, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

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Reviews (51)
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Reviewed 6 August 2018
First Time Rafters!

Our guide was Brian and he was a lot of fun, and also very down to business. He had no trouble calling us out if we weren't paddling right, or in synch, which of course is important. The water levels were lower so we spent...More

Thank TamGonz
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Our family had the best day ever! Beautiful scenery, excellent guide and fun adventure on the river. We did the day trip as a family and our youngest is 9. She did paddle the entire day and had an incredible time. She is adventurous and...More

Thank jhoornaert
Reviewed 1 August 2018
Low water trip

We did a full day trip through Numbers and Fractions when the water was running about 325cfm. We had 7 in our group including my 70 year old mother. Since the water was low it was quite a challenge to get around all the rocks....More

Thank wmcomber
Reviewed 26 July 2018
excellent trip

Excellent trip, great guide Hannah. She made the day physically exciting and educational at the same time. Highly recommended. If you have kids, ask to ride with Hannah.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile
Great trip on the Numbers with Spencer!

Wonderful trip! Staff were entertaining, engaging and knowledgeable. Highly recommend it! Ask for Spencer!

Thank milriley23
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