Arkansas River Rafting

Our main outpost is located on the Arkansas River in Buena Vista, CO.  The Arkansas River is one of the most popular rivers for whitewater rafting in the World! And for good reason, there are many beautiful and great sections for any age or ability level. Family friendly floats to adrenaline filled class V runs and everything in between.

Browns Canyon National Monument and The Numbers are our two most popular sections. 

Browns Canyon – Half Day

Browns Canyon National Monument is the most popular whitewater rafting destination in the United States. Located in Buena Vista, CO – roughly 2.5 hours from Denver, CO –  this section of the Arkansas River provides an amazing section that is fun for all ability levels. With Class III+ rapids, encompassed by beautiful mountain vistas, outdoor enthusiasts from all corners of the country are amazed by the natural and powerful beauty the geography has to offer. 

Enjoy half day, full day and overnight trips in this scenic region of the Rocky Mountains. 

Nestled in the proximity of Colorado’s fourteeners, Browns Canyon National Monument is a beautiful whitewater rafting experience with beautiful mountain views!  These three plus hour trips are appropriate for all ages. With morning and afternoon check in times, this ten mile stretch of the Arkansas River is ideal to enjoy the Summer days with the whole family while also providing calm waters to relax.

Numbers – Half Day 

Looking for action, whitewater and aggressive rapids? The Numbers provides a non-stop rollercoaster that is great for experienced rafters and adventurous first timers. Suitable for those ages 15 and up, this six mile stretch of the Arkansas has seven major rapid sections!

With minimal down time between rapids, this exhilarating rafting trip offers beautiful vistas of Mosquito Mountains And Collegiate Peaks.

Launching at 10 AM and 12:45 from the main office Buena Vista, this adventure is highlighted by the majestic views of the Rocky Mountains and experienced guides that offer both safe and fun rafting experiences! 

Book the highlight of your month at the Numbers!

Pine Creek – Half Day


Class V rapids are serious, adrenaline pumping sections of river. Catered for serious rafters that are experienced whitewater junkies, the Pine Creek section of the Arkansas River provides scenic vistas before dropping rafters in rapids over and through giant boulders and steep sections. With more than six navigable miles, all participants experience some of the most adventurous rafting Colorado has to offer!

Enjoy views of the Granite Gorge and Pine Creek throughout this advanced section and create memories with fellow whitewater enthusiasts!

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