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Address: 12844 E Highway 24/285, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-395-2409
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: On Colorado's most popular river, The Arkansas, world-class whitewater and...
On Colorado's most popular river, The Arkansas, world-class whitewater and jaw-dropping scenery come standard. However, at American Adventure Expeditions, our commitment to Whitewater Hospitality ensures that you'll feel welcome, wanted, and comfortable throughout your entire adventure. Spend a day on the water with us...Leave with a lifetime of memories!
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Brown's Canyon Rafting was Perfect

Our family rafted Brown's Canyon and had a fantastic time. The water was great. Our teenage kids thought our guide, Taco, was hysterical, and we appreciated the professional... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Our family rafted Brown's Canyon and had a fantastic time. The water was great. Our teenage kids thought our guide, Taco, was hysterical, and we appreciated the professional manner in which he ran the raft. I recommend this outfit without reservation.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We had a GREAT time. Our guide, Aaron, was a lot of fun and kept us entertained and safe the entire time. The scenery is beautiful and Aaron's knowledge of the area, terrain, history, etc only added to the wonderful experience.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I would like to say that I am fairly familiar with the white water rafting experience, and I can confidently say that this was one of my favorite trips. I went with my family (2 parents in their 40's and 3 teenagers ranging from 19-10) and I can say without a doubt that we all enjoyed it immensely! Skipping the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Being from Colorado I was not expecting to be impressed with this adventure. "Taco" made the trip down Brown Canyon with my family very exciting. He paid attention to all of the kids and made this a memory they will never forget.

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our guide, Jake, was amazing. Knew the river VERY well making our experience fun and stress free. Definitely plan to return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We took one day out of our vacation trip to go Horseback riding. We stayed in Buena Vista, CO. The trip to the stables was only ten minutes away. The length of the ride is just under 1 hour. I would only recommend this for a family and kids. My daughter had a blast. You get to walk your horse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Thanks to American Adventure Expeditions we have a wonderful experience white water rafting for the first time. Katie our wonderful guide made sure to make our adventure exciting and safe. I would highly recommend using AAE to anybody.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our rafting experience through American Adventure Expedition was incredible! Being first time rafters, our guide, Katie, was the perfect match for us. She gave clear directions and created a team atmosphere with the members of our crew. We will definitely raft with American Adventures Expeditions again. The staff is so friendly, fun, comical, and full of adventure. We will be... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I was a bit concerned taking my two girls (ages 7& 9) down Browns Canyon, but it was the perfect adventure for us! Our guide, Henry, was amazing and provide clear direction while remaining patient with all of us while we learned. I loved the entire experience and can't wait to go back again and use AAE as our guide!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

There were 5 of us on the trip. Including a 21, 16, and 13 year old and no prior rafting experiences. We did the Deluxe package down Browns Canyon which included 2 more Rapids than the half day and lunch. Our guide Taco (also known as Danny) was amazing. He was so knowledgable about Browns Canyon and it almost seemed... More 

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Additional Information about American Adventure Expeditions

Address: 12844 E Highway 24/285, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-395-2409
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

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