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Browns Canyon National Monument Whitewater RaftingRafting

Browns Canyon National Monument Whitewater Rafting

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure at Browns Canyon National Monument on this professionally guided, full- or half-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, from the river’s source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, with dramatic 14,000 foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge. Crash through the Class III and IV rapids of the Granite Gorge and Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater. All boating equipment — rain gear, drinking water and a personal floatation device — are included.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Lower Browns Canyon Mildwater Float TripHalf-day Tours

Lower Browns Canyon Mildwater Float Trip

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Enjoy a trip down the Arkansas River without the stress of paddling or extreme rapids on a scenic float through the Lower Browns Canyon section. Popular with families, this half-day tour from Buena Vista allows you to experience the river’s energy and surrounding Rocky Mountain scenery while an experienced river guide handles all of the navigation. Pick up a paddle if you like, or simply relax and enjoy this fun and mellow river ride. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Numbers Extreme Whitewater RaftingRafting

Numbers Extreme Whitewater Rafting

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Conquer some of Colorado’s most extreme whitewater rapids on this rafting adventure form Buena Vista. Suitable for experienced rafters or fearless beginners, the Numbers stretch of the Arkansas River offers a white-knuckle ride through Class III and IV rapids while surrounded by the stunning Rocky Mountain beauty of the Collegiate Peaks and cottonwood forests. Choose from a half-day or full-day trip, hang on to your paddle and prepare to get wet!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Milk Run Family Rafting TripRafting

Milk Run Family Rafting Trip

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Beginners will feel safe and comfortable on this 1-hour rafting trip down the Milk Run of the Arkansas River in Buena Vista, CO. Families with small children over two years old can paddle together through easy splashes and gentle floats with mountain views. All paddling equipment and safety gear is included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Browns Canyon Whitewater Rafting Half-Day TripRafting

Browns Canyon Whitewater Rafting Half-Day Trip

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on this professionally guided, half-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, from the river’s source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, with dramatic 14,000 foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge. Crash through the Class II and III rapids of the Granite Gorge and Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater. All rafting equipment — self-bailing raft, paddle, lifejacket and helmet — are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Numbers Half Day Whitewater Rafting Class IVWhite Water Rafting

Numbers Half Day Whitewater Rafting Class IV

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Numbers Half Day Rafting Trip Perfect for experienced rafters or adventurous first timers! Our Numbers half day trip offers some of the best white water rapids on the Arkansas River and in Colorado!  This exhilarating run is recommended for rafters over 15.  Meet us in Buena Vista at our whitewater outpost.  Each Numbers trip includes wetsuits, booties, splash tops, and all of the safety equipment needed for this wet and wild ride.  Try not to miss the majestic views of the Collegiate Peaks as your expert guide assists you in navigating eight Class IV+heart pumping rapids and the continuous white water in between.  Experience huge drenching waves and steep drops through your 6 mile, action packed adventure. We are sure to give you and your group the thrill of a lifetime with this rafting tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Numbers Full Day Rafting TripRafting

Numbers Full Day Rafting Trip

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Get your adrenaline pumping as you embark on this whitewater rafting excursion down the Arkansas River. Navigate Class IV and IV+ rapids with your group and guide. take in the beautiful scenery along the way, and refuel with a fajita feast right on the banks of the river. This tour is suitable for those in good physical condition and can swim; no prior rafting experience required but is recommended.
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  • 7 hours 15 minutes
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  • 7 hours 15 minutes
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Browns Canyon Intermediate Rafting Trip with TransportationRafting

Browns Canyon Intermediate Rafting Trip with Transportation

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Journey to the Browns Canyon National Monument, and spend time on the Arkansas River with this 7-hour rafting adventure. Set out on the river, and roll over heart-pumping rapids, including the popular Pinball, Zoom Flume, and Big Drop. Make the most of your trip to Colorado with a full day planned out for you, including round-trip transportation from either Breckenridge, Fisco, or Keystone. Plus this adventure is fun for both beginners and rafting enthusiasts.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

The Numbers: Deluxe TourRafting

The Numbers: Deluxe Tour

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Paddle 'The Numbers,' a challenging section of the Arkansas River, on a thrilling white-water rafting trip from Buena Vista. You'll shoot through a series of rapids, drops, and tight channels, with continuous white water that makes for a high-adrenaline experience from beginning to end. After a morning on the water, this Arkansas River rafting trip includes a barbecue lunch, a great way to refuel and relax after a classic Colorado adventure.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours

Browns Canyon Half Day EscapeRafting

Browns Canyon Half Day Escape

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Experience the Arkansas River Valley the way that locals do! Aspire Mountain Tours specializes in immersive and off-the-beaten-path adventures for people who want to do more than just sight-see. Experience the raw beauty of the valley and it's authentic, and passionate community with our seasoned professional guides. We are a small tour operator offering boutique style experiences for the more discerning adventurer. Highlights: - 2 extra rapids - Lunch included - Small Tour Operator guarantees an intimate experience - Expert guides - Stunning scenery - Class III (IV) Whitewater - Browns Canyon National Monument - Brand new equipment
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Arkansas River Dinner FloatRafting

Arkansas River Dinner Float

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Set off on Colorado’s famed Arkansas River for a unique evening adventure near Buena Vista. Float down the mild whitewater currents of the Milk Run section on a relaxed, 1.5-hour ride while an experienced river guide leads the way. After working up an appetite, hop off downstream at the Riverside Bar and Grill for a delicious Rocky Mountain–style dinner among the beautiful natural surroundings. 
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Half Day Rafting AdventureHalf-day Tours

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Half Day Rafting Adventure

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Spend a half-day rafting on the Arkansas River through Brown's Canyon National Monument on this tour from Buena Vista, CO. Even beginner paddlers will feel safe and comfortable with expert guidance and all equipment provided. Enjoy the scenery on the riverbanks and some exhilarating moments as you shoot the Class II and Class III rapids, finishing up with a sense of accomplishment.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Browns Canyon National Monument: Deluxe TourDay Trips

Browns Canyon National Monument: Deluxe Tour

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Enjoy a full-day rafting trip in Browns Canyon, considered a top rafting destination in Colorado and the United States. Depart from Buena Vista in the morning for transport to the Arkansas River where it runs through Browns Canyon National Monument. Your guide shows you the basics of paddling, then hops into a raft with you for a thrilling ride through both whitewater and calm stretches of the river. Your tour includes lunch, paddling instruction, all necessary equipment, guide, and round-trip transportation from Buena Vista.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours

White-Water Inflatable Kayak Trip: Salida Town Run Half-DayKayaking

White-Water Inflatable Kayak Trip: Salida Town Run Half-Day

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Paddle the Arkansas River in an inflatable white-water kayak on a guided white-water trip from Buena Vista. More stable and easier to paddle than rigid white-water kayaks, inflatable boats are a fun, beginner-friendly way to experience the flat water, waves, and Class II rapids on the Arkansas River, where you’ll have gorgeous views of the Colorado mountains.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Full Day Intermediate Rafting Trip in Browns CanyonRafting

Full Day Intermediate Rafting Trip in Browns Canyon

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Novice and advanced rafters alike agree that running Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River makes for a fun-filled day on the water. Admire canyon scenery as you head through white water, including rapids such as Pinball and Big Drop. Lunch is also included for you to enjoy partway through the trip.
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  • 6 hours 45 minutes
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  • 6 hours 45 minutes
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Half Day Expert Rafting Trip on Pine Creek with LunchRafting

Half Day Expert Rafting Trip on Pine Creek with Lunch

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This is an expert level half day trip, level V section of the Arkansas River. This trip contains the most challenging whitewater on the Arkansas River. Narrow, fast, and technical, the river drops nearly 200 feet over its steepest mile. Previous rafting experience is highly recommended and good physical condition is required. Afterwards you will finish your trip with a fajita feast hot lunch.
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  • 5 hours 45 minutes
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  • 5 hours 45 minutes
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Browns Canyon Rafting Full DayRafting

Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day

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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.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Numbers Half Day Rafting Trip with LunchRafting

Numbers Half Day Rafting Trip with Lunch

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Advanced -IV-lV+ rafting on the Arkansas River! This stretch of river contains some of Colorado’s most exciting whitewater! With some soaking splashes, a few medium-sized drops and nearly non-stop action, you will want to be in good physical condition and be a good swimmer. Enjoy amazing views of the impressive, snow-capped Collegiate Peaks while resting between long rapids. Perfect for the whitewater veterans and adrenaline-seeking first timers! This Trip includes our Ultimate Fajita Feast hot lunch! 
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
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Browns Canyon Half-Day Whitewater Rafting TourRafting

Browns Canyon Half-Day Whitewater Rafting Tour

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Conquer the rapids of the popular Browns Canyon stretch of the Arkansas River on this family-friendly whitewater rafting tour. With a launch point just north of Buena Vista, this intermediate-level adventure lets you paddle through choppy chutes like the ‘Zoom Flume’ and ‘Pinball.’ Enjoy the majestic Colorado scenery and the dramatic granite canyon on calmer stretches as you wind through a proposed Federal Wilderness Area.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Browns Canyon Express Whitewater RaftingRafting

Browns Canyon Express Whitewater Rafting

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Experience Browns Canyon National Monument on this whitewater rafting tour along the Arkansas River from Buena Vista. This "express" option is 6 miles (9.6 km) longer than the half-day tour but shorter than the full-day tour, providing a great option for families and first-time rafters.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Browns Canyon National Monument: Classic TourHiking

Browns Canyon National Monument: Classic Tour

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Experience Brown's Canyon rafting on a family-friendly white-water trip through a gorgeous canyon outside of Buena Vista. You'll learn the basics of paddling, then take on a series of fun rapids interspersed with laid-back stretches of calm water. Along the way, admire gorgeous views of the canyon that you can't reach by car.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Full Day Rafting AdventureFull-day Tours

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Full Day Rafting Adventure

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Experience one of the United States' newest national monuments, Brown's Canyon, on this full-day rafting adventure from Buena Vista. With all instruction and equipment included and an experienced adventure guide at the helm, even beginners and kids (over six years old) can enjoy the Class II and Class II whitewater on the Arkansas River. Midday, stop along the river for a "Mountain Mex" lunch to keep paddlers fueled up.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Ghost & Murder TourPrivate and Luxury

Ghost & Murder Tour

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Discover a different side of Buena Vista on a tour focused on the city’s most gruesome and haunting stories. While most visitors are not aware of the former red-light district, historic murders, and allegedly haunted locations, this tour unveils all the town’s dirty secrets. Not for the faint-of-heart, prepare for chilling tales, history, and more on this after-dark tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation

Scenic Family Float - Half Day Rafting

Scenic Family Float - Half Day

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Experience the Arkansas River Valley the way that locals do! Aspire Mountain Tours specializes in boutique style immersive and off-the-beaten-path adventures for families who want to do more than just sight-see. Experience the raw beauty of the valley and it's authentic, and passionate community with our professional guides. Highlights: - Small Tour Operator guarantees a smaller group experience - Stunning scenery - Mellow Class II water with playful ripples for extra giggles - Refreshing and relaxing - Brand new equipment
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

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