Colorado Rafting: Arkansas River Browns Canyon - Full Day Trips

/media2/images/crop_255_140/river/browns_canyone_rafing_zoom_3156.jpg Class III to III+ Rapids - 20 miles Double the adventure and double the miles through Browns Canyon and enjoy breathtaking scenery, towering granite walls, amazing rock formations and thrilling rapids! Meals Families Groups Ministries
White water rafting on the Arkansas River in Browns Canyon is an ideal trip for all levels of Colorado rafters.  Colorado's #1 rafted river.

Our full day Browns Canyon trips are perfect for families, novices, youth groups, and other groups.

We had a great time on our rafting trip and I want to thank Noah's for the excellent guides and trip. THANK YOU! We will be back again." Robert ~ Clive, IA

Family Rafting, Learn about Noah's 32 year specialty of helping families create amazing Colorado rafting vacations here.

Why Browns Canyon Rafting on the Arkansas River? Here Are 4 Great Reasons:

  1. Colorado White Water Rafting Arkansas River Browns Canyon - Noah's ArkBrowns Canyon is the most popular Colorado white water rafting trip on the Arkansas River. 
  2. The Arkansas River is the #1 rafting destination in Colorado and one of the most highly-rated in the country!
  3. Breathtaking Colorado Rocky Mountain scenery, towering granite walls, amazing granite rock formations, and wildlife viewing 
  4. Conveniently located just south of Buena Vista, Colorado and about 2 hours drive from Denver, Colorado Springs, Breckenridge and Summit County.
Because Browns Canyon is an ideal section on the Arkansas River for all levels of participants, we recommend this full day Colorado white water rafting trip for anyone planning a family rafting vacation, youth group adventure, family reunion, scout trip, and for other groups seeking an active Colorado adventure vacation.

Whitewater rafting in Browns Canyon is a classic Colorado adventure, and for most guests, it is truly the highlight of their trip. Miles from ordinary, isolated away from highways and roads, this unique wilderness canyon on the Arkansas River provides the perfect setting for you to experience the best of Colorado rafting!

Arkansas River Rafting in Browns Canyon - A Must Do On Your Colorado Vacation!

This Colorado rafting trip extends the miles and the fun of Noah's half day whitewater rafting trip in Browns Canyon. The Browns Canyon All Day trip departs from our lodge daily.  Plan on arriving 45 minutes to an hour before your trip departure.  You will be on the river approx. 4-5 hours, experiencing class III/IV+.  Trip time can vary in time depending upon water levels, and includes lunch.

Lunch in Browns Canyon features homemade deli-style sandwiches made fresh on site, fruit, cookies, and fresh-baked breads. After lunch, it's back to the river rafting where an afternoon of rapids awaits, including the infamous Seidel's Suckhole and the drenching waves of Twin Falls!

Browns Canyon Rafting on Colorado's Arkansas River: Full Day Trip

Rafting Trips Run May - August, Rapids Classification is Class III-IV

Trip Details



Noah's Ark Whitewater Rafting Co., Buena Vista, Colorado [View Map]


Minimum - 1, Maximum - 500

TRIP COST 2014*:

$86 - Adult
$74 - Child 12 & Under


Groups of 15 or more, call for group rates


6 years old - (Adjusted according to water levels)


No experience required


Rafting Equipment List (PDF)

*There is an Arkansas Headwaters user fee, and land or water access fees up to 9% added to all activities.

Please call our office for more details and make sure to click on the "For Families", "Group Adventures", or "For Ministries" icons to learn more about how we can accommodate your group's specific needs.


Colorado Rafting Arkansas River Browns Canyon - Noah's Ark

Colorado Rafting Arkansas River Browns Canyon - Noah's Ark