Known across Colorado as The Whitewater Professionals, River Runners is among the most well-known river rafting brands in the state. Since 1972, it has been sharing knowledge about the Arkansas River and river safety techniques. It is one of the earliest commercial whitewater rafting outfitters on the river, a tradition that has been kept alive through the years. It thus remains one of the state’s most trusted and biggest whitewater rafting companies.
For your whitewater rafting needs, choose either the River Runners Royal George Rafting Center or Riverside Rafting Resort, which are conveniently situated in Canon City, and Buena Vista, Colorado, both offering great whitewater rafting experience.
Considered the best whitewater rafting trip in the state, Royal George Rafting Centers offers the most exciting way to enjoy the view of the canyon. Paddle through the incredible canyon almost 1,000 below the North America’s highest suspension bridge and experience some of the largest rapids in the state. You will also learn about the renowned engineering of the Royal Gorge, its diverse human history and unique geology.
Located on the banks of the Arkansas River, 6 miles south of Buena Vista, River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort offers cool rafting and hot springs packages. Rafters will receive two-for-one tickets to immerse at the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort after their rafting trip. Only 10 minutes away from River Runners, these 100-percent natural geothermic hot springs are a great way for relaxation.
Aside from being a check-in point for whitewater rafting adventure, River Runners Riverside Rafting Resort features group camping, picnic areas, horseshoes, sand volleyball, a retail river shop, as well as a Riverside Bar and Grill, an ideal place to share stories about the day’s adventure, and relax while enjoying local micro brews, delicious food and handcrafted cocktails.
River Runners offers various whitewater packages and river rafting trips in Colorado, ranging from one-day float on the Arkansas River to several days of whitewater rafting vacation on the Yampa Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument and Green River. You can choose from intermediate, family and adventure class V whitewater rafting on full day, half day and multi-day river rafting trips. It also offers special programs and discount rates to meet your needs and budget.
River Runners also offers overnight adventures ranging from intermediate to advanced levels from two to three days. Overnight trips are offered daily all through the summer season with a least four people for each reservation.