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Since 1985, offering one day to five day guided and outfitted canoe and kayak adventures on nine river sections in CO, UT, WY plus WA and Costa Rica. Paddle through spectular canyons on the Colorado, Gunnison and Dolores rivers near Grand Junction...more
Centennial, CO 80161
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Dad and college-aged daughter had a FANTASTIC time on the 4-day Gunnison river trip. The guides were great, guest historian Andy had much interesting and relevant to say about the area, we met and enjoyed a great group of people ages 15-75, and we were...More

1  Thank edwardv2014
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

views are awesome, but you can get that from any vendor. Food was average to poor, always an hour or so late, poorly organized.More

Thank Lisa L
coloradojlg, Manager at Centennial Canoe Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Lisa, Thank you for feedback. We at Centennial Canoe strive to go above and beyond the average river experience by providing high quality meals and education. Meals like salmon dinner and stir fry with fresh veggies and pot stickers along with happy hour snacks...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Centennial Canoe outfitted our trip with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado. It was everything I had hoped for, from incredible guides to amazing food (and happy hour every night!) to sleeping under the stars and really feeling relaxed. I loved the professionalism as well as kindness...More

2  Thank awheelerw
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fantastic . describes everything about the trip. The guides ,besides being great and experienced also knew everything about astronomy, archaeology and geology,The food was first class and so was the rest of the trip. The wine flowed freely at dinner, but that did not influence...More

1  Thank skimoose11
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I went on a three day trip with my family in August/September. Our guides were incredibly helpful and patient. They were very informative and helped us get through difficult rapids. The food was also amazing and plentiful. We had several people with food allergies and...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Centennial canoe guides were great and experienced. The food was surprising plentiful and well prepared for a camping canoe trip. Easy, navigable portion of the Colorado river lent to a relaxing scenic ride. The star gazing was amazing, saw saturns rings and the Galilean moons...More

1  Thank Tami E
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Tami, It sounds like you got a spectacular view of the night sky. Getting away from all the bright lights of the city and into the wilderness allows for a truly unique viewing experience. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 27 July 2017

My 8 year-old son and I loved the trip. Our guides were very patient and helpful, and they were very well-trained to help out when boats were in trouble. The information packet given before the trip and the packing videos provided helped out a lot....More

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coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hello Tracy V, So glad you got your son out in nature and on a canoe trip. We love seeing kids get away from computers & TVs. I'm glad your experience was delightful & the guides helpful. Good idea about adding the anti-itch cream to...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Centennial Canoe Outfitters organize great river trips! Last year we did Colorado River Horsethief and Ruby Canyons with them and this year the Gunnison River trip was just as good. Our trip was run in conjunction with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and...More

Thank Michael M
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

It is nice to see you on the river year after year! The Denver Museum facilitators offer a wealth of information to guests about the river environments and history and we are glad you could take that away from the trip.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

I took my 6 year old son on the three day Colorado River Trip as an intro to "camping away from the car" (We are working towards a backpacking trip). This trip was great all around! The guides were friendly, enthusiastic, helpful and competent. The...More

Thank Zak R
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi Zak, Thank you for the great review. We are glad that we could help you along the way on your journey to backpacking with your son. Hope to see you on the river again soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

I am very impressed with Centennial Canoe Outfitters! I teach at UNC Center for Urban Education in Denver- teaching pre-service teachers! One of my students is going on a trip now and Julia worked with us with a schedule change and really helped to make...More

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coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you Jessica! We are equally passionate about getting future teachers out on the river and are glad that we could make this happen.

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15 June 2016|
Response from coloradojlg | Property representative |
We do not offer 1/2 canoe trips as most of our rivers traverse through canyons with no easy exit points for just a few hours on the river. However, we do have a 1 day trip on 8/20 with the Denver Museum with a geology theme... More