Whitewater Rafting In Colorado Springs, CO - Visit Colorado Springs

Whitewater Rafting

Find the level of adventure that best suits your family, from scenic floats to challenging rapids and multi-day trips, all under the supervision of trained and safety-minded guides.


Where can you raft near Colorado Springs?

The Arkansas River is the most popular river for rafting in the United States, offering both family-friendly and high adventure experiences. Those seeking the ultimate in world class whitewater may choose the scenic splendor of the famous Royal Gorge.  

How can I save on my whitewater rafting trip? 

Many of the area’s outfitters offer deals and coupons to make whitewater rafting near Colorado Springs even more affordable. No matter what your skill level or budget, the whitewater rafting outfitters have an exciting trip waiting for you.

When is whitewater rafting season?

You may enjoy rafting from May through September. The intensity of the rapids will change throughout the season as the snow melts from nearby mountains. In May and June, when snowmelt is at its peak, the rivers run faster for a more thrilling adventure. Heading into August and SEptember the flow is more mild and subdued. Rafting outfitters will be able to advise you on the best time for your trip according to your group’s ages and levels of expertise. Check with your guide for the latest conditions and advice.

Learn more about whitewater rafting and other outdoor adventures in Colorado Springs.


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American Adventure Expeditions

American Adventure Expeditions

Since 1987 we've been offering whitewater rafting trips on North America's most popular river, mountain bike tours along the Continental Divide, guided ATV tours throughout the High Country, and Ziplining over rugged Colorado canyons. Let us help you plan your vacation of a lifetime. Epic Adventures. Inspired Hospitality.

Arkansas River Tours

Arkansas River Tours

Connecting over 250,000 guests with the river since 1973! ART has offered gentle family friendly adventures to extreme adventures on the Arkansas River. Convenient locations in Canon City and Cotopaxi just South of Colorado Springs.

AVA Rafting & Zipline

AVA Rafting & Zipline

Celebrating 20 years! World-class rafting on Colorado's best rivers and Mountaintop ziplining conveniently located near Colorado Springs! Trips of all lengths and experience levels, from easy to challenging, 1/2 day to overnights. Several convenient locations. Your premier Colorado rafting company.

Clear Creek Rafting Co.

Clear Creek Rafting Co.

Experience Colorado's whitewater. Raft through the world famous Royal Gorge or Bighorn Sheep Canyon. With a free Photo CD,free wetsuit splash jacket use, Clear Creek Rafting offers exceptional value. Trips for all abilities! Also choeck out our Clear Creek location 30 min west of Denver.

Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Family-friendly raft trips are our specialty at Echo Canyon. Sharing the fun and beauty of the river with you is our passion. We offer half day, full day and multi-day trips for all skill levels. Restaurant, cabins and campground on-site.

Journey Quest - Rafting

Journey Quest - Rafting

Journey Quest offers Christ-Centered Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing, and Multi-Day Adventures that are perfect for your family, church, scout troop, or organization! Journey Quest's trips are the best value on Colorado's Arkansas River with competitive pricing, professional and friendly guides, and personalized service.

Noah’s Ark Colorado Rafting

Noah’s Ark Colorado Rafting

Noah's Ark Whitewater Rafting is home to the Browns Canyon National Monument's best family adventure since 1982! Explore the historic monument and raft the Arkansas River's most exciting rapids with us.

Performance Tours Rafting

Performance Tours Rafting

Exciting, affordable fun rafting adventures for all ages abilities! Celebrating 28 years of great service, great guides, and great prices! 5 spectacular rivers to choose from. Lots of trip options! Call us today! You'll be glad you did!

Pikes Peak Outfitter

Pikes Peak Outfitter

Get into adventure with Pikes Peak Outfitter! Providing outdoor recreation rental equipment including kayaks, canoes, and other watersports equipment. Enjoy a new activity while visiting, or entertaining out-of-town guests, in Colorado Springs.

Raft Masters

Raft Masters

Jump in and join Raft Masters for an adventure to remember, whether you're a beginner or ready to ride the wild rapids, we have the trip for you. Looking to add a little more to your rafting trip? Our specialty trips Rail N Raft and Whitewater Wine are perfect combinations for a full day of excitement.

River Runners

River Runners

Raft, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and tube the Arkansas River. Choose from four Colorado locations: at the Royal Gorge, at Salida, at Browns Canyon, and at the BV Adventure Hub in Buena Vista. Open daily April - September.

Royal Gorge Rafting

Royal Gorge Rafting

Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours offers the number one ratedColorado white water rafting  &Colorado Zip Line Tours in the Royal Gorge Region!  View more online atRoyalGorgeRafting.net orColoradoRaftingTours.com

Wilderness Aware Rafting & Colorado Adventures

Wilderness Aware Rafting & Colorado Adventures

Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater rafting with the #1 rated company on Trip Advisor! Twice named Colorado Company of the Year and the BBB's Excellence in Customer Service award recipient! Experienced guides and excellent safety record since 1976. Zipline tours and horseback rides also available.

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