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River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center

44641 US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212
+1 719-275-5426
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Ranked #9 of 18 Activities in Canon City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Raft with River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972. Providing fully guided whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Raft the... more » Owner description: Raft with River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972. Providing fully guided whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Raft the Royal Gorge or the Bighorn Sheep Canyon near Canon City, Colorado from the River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center. Open daily May - Labor Day. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

You have to have Sasquatch as your guide! He was amazing - very informational and made the trip very enjoyable! It was our first time as a family rafting, and we are hooked! The 'surfing' and jumping off the huge rock into the river were our favs! Thank you, Sasquatch!!!! :)

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Martensville, Sask.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

You have to do this! It is such fun. We booked with River Runners Class IV down the Arkansas River, Royal Gorge. It is so worth the time and money. You cannot be afraid of water. We are all strong swimmers and do not fear water so we were not afraid, but this is not for the faint of heart.... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was my fourth rafting trip with River Runners through Bighorn Sheep Canyon. My guides over the years have all been different, but they have each been fun, knowledgeable about the area, and professional. Their half-day prices are comparable to other Colorado outfitters (pay extra for splash guards and water shoes). Our most recent guide, Tara, was super - she... More

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had a wonderful time! Sasquatch was our guide and he was Very knowledgeable about the river. He made it exciting without making us feel unsafe. We were also able to rock jump, and surf. We saw wonderful scenery, big horn sheep, and antelope. Would definitely go again!

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This was my first time rafting. I had been wanting to do this for a long time but had always been worried about not being a strong swimmer. Our guide was John N, he was fun and knows a lot about the history. If you can ask for him to be your guide, he was awesome!! Everyone at River Runners... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Dean "the river Sasquatch" was an excellent guide! The river was running at a perfect level for new rafters an those of us who are experienced. We got a bit of a history as we cruised down and even saw some big horn sheep!! Highly recommend River Runners for your next rafting experience.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was our first time rafting and we chose River Runners because of the BOGO deal on the Colorado Day Pass. There are so many companies to choose from and we wanted a fun trip with an experienced company. Boy did we get that. From the moment we walked in, the girls at the front desk were really friendly and... More

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Spicewood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was my 3rd time to go white water rafting on the Arkansas River - 2nd time for my kids. I have a particular loyalty to River Runners, because I feel confident they will not disappoint. Each time they have exceeded my expectations and every raft guide we've had, has been phenomenal! Our guide this last time was Brian (Troll?)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great day of rafting with our guide Travis. it was our fist time rafting and we did the mild. we recommend you start with the mild. you should definitely try this.

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Los Fresnos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

There are many rafting companies to choose from, we are happy we chose River Runners! We are a family of six and our four kids had a great time. JJ was our guide and she was awesome! It was our first time rafting and JJ got us hooked.

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