Whitewater Rafting in Buena Vista, CO
Discover the best of Buena Vista, Colorado's whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River with Noah's Ark.
Browns Canyon Half DayRAPIDS RATING: III-III+ (II-III at low water) MIN. AGE: 6
Browns Canyon All DayRAPIDS RATING: III-IV (II-III at low water) MIN. AGE: 6
Browns Canyon OvernightRAPIDS RATING: III-IV MIN. AGE: 6
Browns Canyon National Monument
Trip type: Family friendly
Raft 10-16 miles of Colorado's most popular whitewater through Browns Canyon National monument.
THE NUMBERSTrip type: Experience required
Minimum Age: 16
6 miles of technical, high intensity whitewater rafting. This one is for our adrenaline junkies looking for some type-2 kind of fun in Buena Vista.
THE ROYAL GORGETrip type: Experience required
Minimum age: 16
Spend a day rafting through the 1000 foot canyons of this section of the Arkansas River rafting in Canon City, Colorado.
Royal Gorge Full DayRAPIDS RATING: III-IV+ MIN. AGE: 16
THE NARROWSTrip type: No experience required
Minimum age: 14
The Narrows brings intense whitewater and a convenient take out. Raft through Buena Vista all the way to Noah's Ark.
Narrows Full DayRAPIDS RATING: III-IV MIN. AGE: 14
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OUR MOST POPULAR PACKAGE!
Park & Paddle
Start your day with fun on the most innovative challenge course in Colorado. Take a break from the action and enjoy a delicious lunch followed by an afternoon of rafting through Browns Canyon National Monument.
- Adults: $181
- Youth (7-12): $165
Rock & Raft
A morning of rock climbing and rappelling followed by a trip down the Arkansas River in the afternoon. Also provided is a delicious deli-style lunch at Noah's riverfront property between your activities.
- Adults: $200
- Youth (6-12): $190.50
Raft & Soak
Spend the morning splashing through the Class III-IV whitewater rapids of the Arkansas River. After lunch at our riverfront property, head to Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort to soak in the natural hot springs next to Chalk Creek.
- Adults: $138
- Youth (6-12): $128.50
Raft & Rail
First, you will raft through Browns Canyon National Monument before heading 45 minutes north of BV on Hwy 24 to the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad depot. Lunch is provided.
- Adults: $160
- Youth (6-12): $124.50
Climb & Overnight Raft
Experience a complete Colorado adventure by combining rock climbing, rafting, and camping! Start your day rock climbing and rappelling. After lunch, raft through Browns Canyon. Finish your day camping on the banks of the Arkansas River.
- Adults: $542
- Youth (6-12): $517
Paddle & Saddle
This package includes a morning whitewater rafting trip on the Arkansas Rive, followed by lunch at our riverfront property before a 2-hour horseback ride with Mt. Princeton Riding Stables or Harvard City Stables.
- Adults: $203
- Youth (6-12): $193.50