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Intermediate Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip

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    What to Expect

    You will show up 45 minutes prior to your launch time and check in with your friendly office staff. They will send you over to meet your guides for the day and they will outfit you with your gear and inform you of what the conditions will be like for the day. After that you will attend a comprehensive safety orientation so that your are prepared for anything to come on the river. Then you will head to the river and start your adventure!! After a quick drive to the put-in you will be given some paddling instructions and then you will be on your way. You will encounter rapids like Prelude, 3 Rocks, Sharks Tooth and Spikebuck to name a few while learning proper paddling technique, enjoying the scenery and laughing with your crew at the corny jokes your guide makes as they create a wonderful experience for you and your group.
    • MINIMUM AGE: 8 years old.
    • CHECK IN TIMES: 8:45 am and 12:45 pm
    • LAUNCH TIMES: 9:30 am and 1:30 pm daily
    • MEETING LOCATION: Our Canon City Office. (49311 US Highway 50, Canon City 81212
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    Departure Point
    • Meeting Location: Canon City Office (49311 US Highway 50, Unit B, Canon City 81212)
    • Arrive 45 minutes prior to launch time
    • Parking Fees
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • National Park fees
    • Professional guide
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Driver/Shuttle
    • Live commentary on board
    • Use of Helmet/Life Vest/Splash Jacket
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • The listed price does not include the wetsuit and wetsuit bootie rentals. You are not required to rent these items but they are here if you need them.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Recommended dress code is no cotton. Anything synthetic such as swimwear, workout gear, and sandals/sneakers with a heel. No flip flops for crocks!
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 175 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    All reviews arkansas river bighorn sheep canyon great family bonding great trip rafting trip great instructor low water half day trip awesome job took great care coming back an absolute blast white water next year great fun awesome experience made us feel
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    Reviewed 2 September 2019

    Went on this trip with another couple. All of us had been on several other ww rafting trips and looking forward to some excitement for the Labor Day Weekend. This late in the season water flows were really low (~400cfs) and most of the trip...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank jgodwin12
    Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    The conditions are constantly changing out on the river but we will be sure to do our best to show you a great time no matter what the flows are. Thanks for rafting with us!

    Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

    Had an awesome adventure on a half day trip down Bighorn Sheep Canyon with Kyle as our guide. Kyle knows the river and the fun spots to hit. He made the day fun and memorable. He also has some pretty corny jokes. Highly recommend ART....More

    Thank marcaquinn
    Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    We are glad you have a fun 1/2 day trip with us and I'll tell Kyle to work on his jokes :)

    Reviewed 19 August 2019

    Arkansas River Tours did a great job for us. They made sure that our first time river rafting was safe and enjoyable. Matt, our guide, helped us all feel comfortable in the boat and kept us entertained with his humor. Overall, a great experience that...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank AG94JBW
    Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

    We are so flattered by your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that your introduction to whitewater rafting was both safe and memorable and we hope that you will give us another visit in the future! Matt is a great guide and we...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2019

    Marshal was an awesome guide! He knew just what he was doing while making sure we had fun and keeping us entertained. I would most definitely go back, we had so much fun!More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Erin B
    Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2019

    Erin! Thank you so much for your happy review! We think that Marshal is pretty great too and we will be sure to pass your compliments down the grapevine! We are so pleased to hear that you're interested in touring with us again and we...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2019

    We did the half day Bighorn Sheep rafting trip and could not recommend it more highly! Arkansas River Tour (ART) was incredibly accommodating. Kyle was our guide and he was excellent at it, making sure he did the best job keeping us entertained and safe...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank pbarry650
    Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2019

    Thanks for your review and we will let Kyle know he is doing a great job!

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