Multi-day, Arkansas River Adventure through Browns Canyon National Monument
Overnight rafting trips are a hassle-free adventure for family vacations, adult getaways, scouting trips, summer camps, and corporate retreats. Overnight trips mean the fun doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down, and your overnight adventure starts up again as soon as the sun rises.
Lose track of time and drift off to sleep along the rivers edge under a canopy of stars, wake up and watch the sun rise over Browns Canyon. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the adventure, we take care of the rest. On our guided multi-day rafting trip, provides the thrills of whitewater rafting and camping rolled into one amazing vacation. The camping experience is just as memorable as the rafting as you slip into your tent below the stars and canyon walls of the spectacular Browns Canyon.
Advanced reservations required, custom dates by request. A detailed packing list and trip orientation is provided prior to arrival.
If you choose to join us for a Multi * day rafting Adventure , rest assured, we’ll send you a comprehensive packing list to help you prepare for your adventure.
Your Arkansas River Overnight Trip will be run out of our base camp in Nathrop Colorado. Check-in starts at 8:00am. Here, you will meet the guides who will be with you every step of the way for the next two days. They will help you pack your camping gear into dry bags, outfit you with river gear, and prepare you for the most memorable experience. Here you will learn your guide’s commands and practice paddling before entering the river.
Halfway through your day we will stop at our riverside lunch site. Here, your guides will lay out a spread to enjoy a riverside picnic. While you enjoy the meal and the views around you, your guides will start preparing you for the second half of day one.
After lunch, we head straight into the Canyon. The highlight of your afternoon will be maneuvering in and out of rapids. During the one day river trip, we have time constraints, but on the Arkansas River overnight, we have plenty of time to play and relax.
Along the river bank we will camp out under the stars for the night. When you first get there, your guides will help you get set up in your tents. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon, as the sun sets, your guides will be preparing your dinner.
Post dinner is the time for swapping stories around the campfire, games, dessert, and amazing stargazing. With Minimal light pollution for miles around, this may be the clearest night sky you’ve ever seen. After you take it all in, head to bed to rest up for another big day of paddling!
You will awake to the smell of breakfast prepared by your guides. As you sit to enjoy your breakfast your guides will start packing up camp. Soon you will be gearing up for the second day of rafting.
The fun here is endless: as we experience some of the Arkansas Rivers most famous rapids. Your day will continue through a long stretch of water that is perfect for swimming on a hot summer day. For the rest of your trip, you will have unparalleled views – Followed by a delicious lunch, your trip will be completed.
After a short trip back to our base, one can unwind as we unpack the gear and say our farewells. This concludes your unforgettable 2 day adventure on the Arkansas River!
OVERNIGHT RAFTING FAQS:
- All equipment provided. State-of-the-art self-bailing rafts and inflatable kayaks, Type V lifejackets, paddles, helmets, all safety equipment, transportation, tents, ground pads, 4 meals, and photo slideshow of the days adventure (available to purchase at an additional cost).
- Minimum Age 8 years or older.
- No experience necessary.
- Minimum 6 participants
- Wetsuits are available for rent
- Custom menus available upon request
- We pride ourselves on small, personalized private overnight adventures.