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Browns Canyon Rafting

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Address: 30375 N. Hwy 24, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-275-2890
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Description: Browns Canyon Rafting offers Colorado whitewater adventures and tours on...
Browns Canyon Rafting offers Colorado whitewater adventures and tours on the Arkansas River and Clear Creek. We offer half day to four day rafting, inflatable kayaking, hard shell kayaking, and rock climbing trips and lessons. We also offer zip lines, horseback riding, ATV rentals, hot springs, and more. Get away from the crowds! We are an experienced, smaller, personable outfitter that would be delighted to help you plan your next adventure and experience the beauty of the Colorado rocky mountains with you. We would love it if you joined our Browns Canyon Rafting family! We cater to all ages and ability levels. From scenic flat water floats to extreme heart pumping class five adventures and everything in between. Browns Canyon Rafting has outposts located in both Buena Vista as well as Idaho Springs, Colorado. Our locations are near Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Fort Collins, Keystone, Frisco, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen and Glenwood Springs. Our highest priority is to provide guest with a safe fun filled Colorado rafting experience. Come play with us on a Colorado white water rafting adventure today!
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Being a newbie to rafting we had no idea what to expect or even what to wear. The staff was very friendly and made us feel at ease right from the start. The weather was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Being a newbie to rafting we had no idea what to expect or even what to wear. The staff was very friendly and made us feel at ease right from the start. The weather was horrible and we got very cold but you can only blame timing for that. Raft, equipment and staff were first-rate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Byron the guide was awesome and skilled. I can't wait to go back.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I have rafted with Brown's several times over the past few years and always had a blast. Equipment is good, and guides are great. I was starting to think about booking for this summer and was perusing through reviews. Mostly everyone seems to agree with me. I saw one negative and can only conclude that it was an unfortunate aberration.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I like to have fun so I thought rafting would be a fun activity to try. It's a little late in my writing of this review, but I just signed up for another trip there this coming summer with my friends so I decided to tell everyone what a great time I had. I highly recommend rafting there. The staff... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I came to Colorado to visit some family in August. This was my second time going with this company. We went rafting on the Brown's Canyon full day trip. We had the best time. Everything was great from the friendly office staff, a very fresh and nice lunch, knowledgeable guides, new equipment, fun rapids, and beautiful views. Our guide knew... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

In late July we hired a guide from Brown’s to take us kayaking on the Arkansas River for the day. It was awful. It felt as if Brown’s had just been sued for taking someone on too wild a ride and had received a court order to provide only the most unexciting trips imaginable. Our guide made no effort to... More 

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Kassy B, Manager at Browns Canyon Rafting, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for your review. We are always trying to improve, and cannot do so without feedback from you. I apologize for the lack luster experience that you feel you’ve had with Browns Canyon Rafting. As a company, and as employees who are passionate about our jobs, a review like yours is really the last... More 

Portage, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is the place to go for a great rafting trip on the Arkansas River in Colorado. The people were extra nice and helpful. We not only did rafting but they did individual lessons in rock climbing for one of our group. Outstanding place to visit.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

had a great time rafting the brown canyon. We hired a full day rafting which was about 7 hours in water. we started around 10 and was back by 4. they had the lunch provided which was impressive on the river side. the rafting guides were awesome, they explained the canyons which was interesting. the first half of the rafting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a great trip with our guide Mark. The river started out a bit slow and easy and then got a bit more exciting. There are a few hairy areas where you will have to follow directions and may fall off the raft. They definitely made the trip much more exciting and worth it!

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Fountain Hills, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The river views were great, but to say this is a trip that could be done by a child is very wrong. If I had my 7 yr old nephew I do not think he will made it. The guide Mark could not navigate several rocks. The raft got stuck several times and finally dumped 4 rafters. Luckily guide John's... More 

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