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Address: 24070 County Road 301, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-395-2466
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Description: River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972. Choose from...
River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972. Choose from beginner, intermediate and advanced whitewater on half-day, full-day and overnight rafting trips. Raft daily April through Labor Day. Two Colorado locations: River Runners at Fisherman's Bridge near Buena Vista, Colorado; and River Runners at the Royal Gorge near Canon City, Colorado.
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Wonderful Experience!

My family and I took a half day trip out of Buena Vista and had a blast! It was my first time rafting and had an amazing time. Our guide was Andrea and she was so great! No... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Had a great trip on the river. Our guides did a good job but the whole experience was a bit disorganized. Most companies have a orientation film but their guides did a talk right before we got on the boat. It was hard to hear the talk and understand their procedures with all the noise of the river and other... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The rafting was great except the guide try to make us fall out I think that is unsafe wont be back to this one go to clear creek rafting over all they are less expensive and much nicer guide don't want you falling out and I tipped my guide with them not here also if you cancel the trip with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

My family and I took a half day trip out of Buena Vista and had a blast! It was my first time rafting and had an amazing time. Our guide was Andrea and she was so great! No complaints!! Great time :) thank you for an amazing experience!

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took our kids (ages 16 and 22), all first time rafters. We did the ½ day Browns Canyon and it was awesome! We wished we had done the full day. Dan did our safety briefing. He was very knowledgeable and hilarious. Josh was our guide and he was outstanding! Highly recommend both of them. The views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stan was a really great guide and we had a blast! All of the guides were very personable and made sure we had a great time! (We're not gonna make it) <- it's a Stan thing

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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had an exciting & fun float down the Arkansas river. High water added to the fun factor. Our guide, Zac, was great. I highly recommend this float!!!

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I invited some friends / business associates up for a weekend of whitewater and camping. After reading some reviews online, I settled for River Runners. I have done a number of trips on the Arkansas river, but this was my first commercial trip in over 20 years. Most of my experience running this river is kayaking and a few private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We rafted a 1/2 day with 2 sons down Brown's Canyon and had a perfect trip. For once, didn't hear the boys complain! The guide was fun, safe and a great guy; loved him! We were starved after and walked down to the riverside cafe to enjoy delicious tacos and root beer by the river, which nicely sits on the... More 

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Boyd, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

River Runners is a great company that promotes safety. We did a full day trip through Brown's Canyon today. The river is running high with lots of rapids. Dan was our guide & did an excellent job. Fun & exciting trip.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My family of 6 was moved to the Salida all day run because of high water. Dan was our guide and he was amazing! He was very informative about the river and conversed with the kids and they truly enjoyed him. I would recommend Dan and River Runners. Great company!

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Address: Address: 24070 County Road 301, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-395-2466
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista

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