We offer rafting trips in Americas number one destination for whitewater through Browns Canyon National Monument on the Arkansas River. The Arkansas River is located alongside the spectacular Collegiate Peaks. The Arkansas provides river adventures for all ages and abilities.


Arkansas River Rafting Trips

Rafting Trips In The Arkansas River ValleyColorado Rafting Adventures is located in the Arkansas River Valley between Buena Vista and Salida. The Arkansas River flows through Colorado’s favorite whitewater rafting destination in Browns Canyon National Monument. Browns Canyon provides memorable rafting adventures for families, youth groups, adults and corporate group outings. The canyon offers incredible miles of continuous class II, III, & IV rapids. We invite you to take the plunge on America’s favorite rafting river!





  • Consider important factors including the age of participants in your group, and your previous whitewater rafting experience.
  • We offer several unique whitewater day trips that are among some of the best of the west. These trips include Rockies surrounded by the Collegiate Peaks and steep canyon drops within our National Forests.
  • Browns Canyon was designated as a National Monument in 2015. The 21,589-acres of Browns Canyon offer some of the areas most scenic and continuous class III whitewater in the state. For centuries, the rugged granite cliffs, colorful rock outcroppings, and stunning mountain vistas of Browns Canyon National Monument have attracted visitors from around the world. The upper Arkansas River offers some of the areas most challenging whitewater runs like the Numbers class IV and Pine Creek with its big class V drop.
  • Browns Canyon is the most popular of all of rafting adventures. A classic whitewater adventure with incredible scenery, numerous Class III rapids and areas to take a swim.


Other River Recommendations

Colorado Rafting Adventures is part of a larger outdoor recreation company, Adventure Outdoors LLC.  Adventure Outdoors also operates in two other iconic Colorado destinations: Glenwood Springs, and Vail / Beaver Creek.  If you are planning to stay in one of these areas, or would like to experience a different river or Colorado scenery,  check out what we have to offer out of these locations.