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River Runners at the Royal Gorge

44641 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9768
+1 800-723-8987
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Fun Experience!

We did the half day River Rafting. It was my families first time rafting. We did the levels 1-4... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raime_Hoang
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West Fargo, North Dakota
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I was TERRIFIED to go on this raft when we got to the meeting spot. I went anyway and I don’t... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Skase1
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West Fargo, North Dakota
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Raft with River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972. Providing fully guided whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Raft the Royal Gorge or Bighorn Sheep Canyon near Canon City, Colorado at the Royal Gorge. Open daily May - Labor Day.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“day trip” (26 reviews)
“royal gorge” (62 reviews)
“water shoes” (7 reviews)
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44641 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9768
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+1 800-723-8987
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the half day River Rafting. It was my families first time rafting. We did the levels 1-4. This was a fun experience for my family. We were hesitant at first but after a bit we all ended up enjoying the rest of the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was TERRIFIED to go on this raft when we got to the meeting spot. I went anyway and I don’t regret it one bit! I’m 51 and have a bad back. I was afraid I would fracture a disk if I was hurtled around...More

Thank Skase1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode Bighorn Sheep Cannon and it was so much fun!!! Thank you, Heather!! Heather was a great guide. This was my first trip White water rafting and Heather explained all the safety procedures in the bus on our way to the river, especially since...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the half day ride and had a fantastic ride with Dillon and Mickey. We had a group of 10 family members and Dillon and Mickey did an awesome job of piloting our rafts. We had a blast and they were very competent and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a half-day rafting tour on the Royal Gorge, and it was amazing! I was a little apprehensive first, since it was a Level 4-5 category trip. (We had been rafting before and barely reached a level 3.) But the staff is amazing. They...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We took the Royal Gorge 1/2 day rafting trip the day after Memorial Day. What a great experience! All of the staff were friendly, polite and super helpful while getting us geared up. Once we got to the river, Matt was the guide for our...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We came camping in the summer 2015,set our tent close to the river; caught a fish in the morning .The re was a bachelor party from Los Alamos ,that we made friends with. Next day rafting ,very well organized. We left a bit sad after...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience with Josh at River Runners! This was our family's first rafting excursion and the whole crew was great to work with. Friendly, personable, and accomodating. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We did the full day Royal Gorge and it was nothing short of top notch. First, Brian our guide was amazing. When we get the chance to return I would not want to go down the river without him. He got us down without one...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

River Runners was a top notch outfit from my first phone call to the end of the trip. They were polite and courteous and very helpful in scheduling. Everything you need is included in the price. There are no add ins for booties etc. the...More

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Kristi G
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Response from yut0313 | Reviewed this property |
They provide a wet suit with booties. You do not need to bring any special shoes. I would also suggest wearing a swim suit or quick dry material, no cotton. If you have any questions the ladies in the front office are... More
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