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Cañon City: Half-Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Tour

1. Cañon City: Half-Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Tour

Fuel your soul with a whitewater rafting tour through Royal Gorge. Travel from Cañon City to the Arkansas River and admire views of stunning mountain peaks. Cruise over class 3, 4, and 5 whitewater rapids.  Meet your guide at the tour supplier's office. Relax on the drive from the meeting point. Get fitted with your helmet, life vest, and splash jacket and start your whitewater rafting adventure on a mellow section of river to give you and your crew a chance to warm up.  Prepare to get wet, hit some big waves, see some amazing scenery and experience some of the best rafting in Colorado. Encounter some major rapids like Sunshine, Sledgehammer, the Narrows, and Wall slammer. Travel right under the Royal Gorge Bridge. Feel the challenge of rafting through steep sections of river as you plunge 65 feet per mile through one of Colorado’s most dramatic gorges. Return to the meeting point at the end of the tour. 

Cañon City: Half-Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting Tour

2. Cañon City: Half-Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting Tour

Experience the thrill of rafting through Bighorn Sheep Canyon on this half-day tour from Cotopaxi or Cañon. Cruise along the Arkansas river with high-quality rafting gear. Look for local wildlife like bighorn sheep as you paddle along a 10-mile stretch of river.  Meet your guide at the tour supplier's office in Cotopaxi or Cañon. Get fitted with your helmet, life vest, and splash jacket and start your whitewater rafting adventure on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Begin on a smooth stretch of river to help ease you into the trip. Pass over the Prelude and 3 Rocks Falls whitewater rapids within the first mile. Later encounter the Five Points, Spikebuck, Sharks Tooth, Double Dip, and Puppy rapids. Keep an eye out for wildlife like red-tailed hawks and mule deer. Return to your meeting point at the end of the tour.  

Cañon City: Full-Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Tour

3. Cañon City: Full-Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Tour

Experience the excitement of rafting through the Royal Gorge on this tour from Cañon City. Kick your adrenaline into overdrive as you pass over class 3,4, and 5 rapids. Stop for a picnic lunch on the river.  Meet your guide at the tour supplier's office. Relax on the drive from the meeting point. Get fitted with your helmet, life vest, and splash jacket and start your whitewater rafting adventure.  Encounter huge waves, steep technical drops, and almost continuous whitewater rapids in the narrow canyon. Royal Gorge rafting is steep and technical as it plunges 65 feet per mile. Cruise under the famous Royal Gorge Bridge above the Arkansas River. Get your heart pumping with rapids like Sledgehammer, Wall slammer, the Narrows, Boat eater, and the infamous Sunshine Falls. Lunch will be served at a stop on the river. Return to the meeting point at the end of the tour. 

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Sam our rafting guide was excellent,. She was personable, friendly and knowledgeable. The office staff was helpful and pleasant.