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Browns Canyon Rafting

30375 N. Hwy 24, Buena Vista, CO 81211
+1 719-275-2890
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Ranked #6 of 19 Activities in Buena Vista
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Browns Canyon Rafting offers Colorado whitewater adventures on the Arkansas River and Clear Creek. We offer rafting, inflatable kayaking, kayaking,... more » Owner description: Browns Canyon Rafting offers Colorado whitewater adventures on the Arkansas River and Clear Creek. We offer rafting, inflatable kayaking, kayaking, and rock climbing trips and lessons. A Colorado Rafting Adventure awaits you in the heart of the Rocky Mountains! You are invited to join Browns Canyon Rafting for adventure and fun on a Colorado rafting trip today! White Water Rafting in Colorado is an absolute must to anyone's Colorado Vacation. Browns Canyon Rafting offers a wide variety of fun outdoor activities, in addition to our unforgettable Colorado rafting experiences! Whether you are a family looking for a calm scenic raft trip down the Arkansas River or you are an adventurous thrill seeker looking for big drops and drenching waves, Browns Canyon Rafting has a Colorado rafting trip for you! We are a local Colorado Rafting & Outdoor Adventure Company offering rafting activities near Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Fort Collins, Keystone, Frisco, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen and Glenwood Springs. We have Colorado rafting trips on two popular rivers in Colorado. The arkansas River and Clear Creek River offer fun activities for everyone. Our Clear Creek location is just 20 minutes west of Denver and 35 minutes east of Breckenridge, Colorado in Idaho Springs at I-70 exit 244. Browns Canyon Rafting 33295 US Hwy 6 Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Our flagship whitewater rafting outpost is located about 2 hours west of Denver and 1hr 15min west of Summit County, in the heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains on the Arkansas River. Browns Canyon Rafting 30375 N. Hwy 24 Buena Vista, CO 81211 We are individually owned and operated by river guide professionals who are passionate about whitewater rafting and all things outdoors. 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! « less
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Portage, Michigan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Tulsa
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6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very friendly folks out here. We will return. From the helpful front office to our raft guide, we had a blast riding the Arkansas River on a half day trip. Our guide was very informative on the geologic history as we drifted past unique and daunting rock formations. He was very organized and motivated us to ride the river, which... More

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Browns Canyon Rafting company was amazing. Their staff is very friendly and helpful, they like to have just as much fun on the river as their guests. My groups guide was Tom and he was awesome. We had pretty nice weather for our afternoon raft trip so we really lucked out considering this is our monsoon season. I live in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Awesome trip. My family enjoyed it from the 6 yro to the oldest in the group. We were hoping to sneak another trip on the last day of our trip but time did not permit. We highly recommend to others who are beginners and new to rafting. The crew there make you feel safe and well entertained. we hope to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our guide was very experienced and made us feel very safe. The lunch he prepared on the river was delicious and the presentation was awesome. Thanks Zach and Brown's Canyon Rafting!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Did a half day trip with a buddy of mine who owns his own raft. It was a great day on the river while it was running very high. If you don't have access to a private raft, I suggest using Wilderness Aware Rafting. We used them in the summer od 2011 and had a great guide and great trip.... More

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a great time rafting down Browns Canyon. It was our first time and our guide Robbie was terrific at showing us the ropes. This group was professional and fun-we highly recommend them! We would go to them again!

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