Water activity

Cotopaxi: Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Tour

Activity provider: Arkansas River Tours

Cotopaxi: Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Tour

Activity provider: Arkansas River Tours

From US$ 194.88 per person

Feel the thrill of whitewater rafting at Bighorn Sheep Canyon on this tour from Cotopaxi, CO. Enjoy a tour that is suitable for first timers and experienced rafters and stop for a riverside lunch.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience the thrill of navigating over class 2 and class 3 whitewater rapids
  • Stop to eat a buffet-style deli spread with fruits and dessert on the riverside
  • View the Sangre de Cristo mountain range and the dramatic Cotopaxi cliffs
  • Search for local wildlife like bighorn sheep as you cruise down the canyon
  • Feel safe with a rafting guide and a helmet, life vest, and splash jacket
Full description

Experience the adrenaline rush of rafting over class 2 and 3 whitewater rapids on this tour from Cotopaxi. Explore the beauty and wildlife in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Have a delicious lunch by the river halfway through your trip. 

Meet your guide at the tour supplier's office. Get fitted with your helmet, life vest, and splash jacket and start your whitewater rafting adventure on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Set off beneath the dramatic Cotopaxi cliffs on a smooth stretch of river to help ease you into the trip.

Admire spectacular views of geological formations and the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. Keep your energy up with a tasty buffet-style deli spread with fruits and dessert. 

Look for bighorn sheep as you make your way down the river. Return to the meeting point at the end of the tour.  

  • Rafting tour
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Drinks with lunch
  • Helmet, life vest, and splash jacket
  • Pickup and drop-off from the meeting point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Wetsuit and wetsuit booties (available to rent)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at the Arkansas Rivers Tour office in Cotopaxi, about 40 minutes from Canon City, CO. Parking is available. Please enter Arkansas River Tours office to check in for your tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Change of clothes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Masks will not be worn on the river as it is hazardous in a water environment

Product ID: 412944