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Wilderness Aware Rafting

Open today: 07:30 - 20:00
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Colorado river rafting trips on five Colorado rivers. River rafting trips on Colorado's most popular river, the Arkansas River through Browns Canyon National Monument and the Royal Gorge. Wildwater and family class river rafting trips. Established...more
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 20:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
12600 US Hwy 285 & 24, Buena Vista, CO 81211
+1 800-462-7238
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All reviews day trip the river brown's canyon great trip cookies guide sarah browns canyon half day trip leader top notch made us feel next year a lot of fun great job white water rafting rafting company great rafting great company
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

The river and surrounding canyon was breathtaking and sometimes took my attention from listening to the paddling commands. But no matter who you go with, the surroundings are the same. The difference with Wilderness Aware Rafting is the the guides. Not only did we have...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Took my two teens who had been whitewater rafting last year also through Brown's Canyon but also over a different section. Our raft was pretty full and the river was packed with boats (it was a Saturday). The water was low which presents some challenges....More

Thank samcallan
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We booked our rafting tour with Wilderness Aware Rafting because of a family recommendation. They said it was by far the best outfitter. After booking our full day Browns Canyon trip, they called to let me know the full day was not going to be...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We took our three oldest grandkids and one niece rafting down Browns Canyon ! We took the full day trip with lunch . It was very fun but scary with the kids as they did not know anything about rafting. If you are taking kids...More

Thank Ltuma
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We felt welcome as soon as we arrived. Hailey (sp?) at the front desk was friendly and helpful while checking us in and telling us what we needed to do. The guides did a good job explaining everything at the safety brief. Our guide Eric...More

Thank Maps728316
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Miller was our guide on a half day trip through Browns Canyon. He was informative and fun. The trip was great. I will definitely be using Wilderness Aware again.

Thank Tommy K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My family did a half day trip and it was amazing the staff are awesome and very informative! I would recommend them to anyone coming to Bueno Vista!!

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Please do yourself a favor and go! Wilderness aware has a great facility, wonderful guides and great equipment. We weren’t sure how we would fare out so we chose the half day, knowing what we know we would do full day. I was pretty nervous...More

Thank emilyo844
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Great day on the water with Jesse and Rob! Our group of four adults enjoyed the scenery, the interesting information provided by Jesse, and a great day of rafting! At lunch, I really appreciated the chance to hike up to have an overhead view of...More

Thank 297Teacher
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Our family (husband, 18 year old son, and I) went on the Brown's Canyon all day trip. What a fun adventure! The entire staff was kind and helpful. A continental breakfast was waiting when when got there, a yummy picnic lunch with a gorgeous hike,...More

Thank Amy C
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4 June 2017|
Response from Kim P | Reviewed this property |
Great question and that was my concern too. When we went the water was very fast. Prior to leaving I was calling daily to see the water speed that I believe is measured in CSMs. Three days prior to our trip they called me to... More
23 January 2017|
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Response from pgrafton | Reviewed this property |
We did a full day and it was AWESOME! You only spend about 1.5 hours on the water each time. The morning we did one or two sections of easier skill sets, the afternoon was more advanced. You get a lunch in between back at... More
22 July 2016|
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Response from Shelly J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mike, We did the half day and yes it was challenging for us as first timers. It was rated 3-4 on rapids, but there was some casual floating to catch your breath. We will do it it again and probably go for the full... More
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3 June 2015|
Response from Joe G | Property representative |
We raft every day from May 1 to Labor Day!