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River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center

Address: 44641 US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212
Phone Number: +1 719-275-5426
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Ranked #8 of 23 Activities in Canon City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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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.
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was such an adventure!! There were 3 of us that went (2 from the UK who had never been white water rafting) and we had the time of our lives! Not only was the rafting itself an experience, but also the chance to get to know your little "crew". Our guide was great and the food wasn't too shabby... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been coming to Colorado since I was a kid and have taken many rafting trips over the years, but I would have to say that my trip with River Runners is certainly a cut above all the others. I have a six and nine year old and they both said the rafting trip was the highlight of of... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The day-long trip was absolutely fantastic!! We were lucky enough to have a very seasoned guide who was talkative and knowledgeable about local history, and who was also perceptive enough to allow moments of quiet contemplation as we looked, mouths agape, at the awe inspiring scenery. Our raft was a small one--accommodating just myself and one other passenger--and was expertly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Super for first time rafters! Excellent guide and patience with our first time rafting youth. Family still talking about the trip and hoping for a 2015 visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I'm from the UK and am in my sixties. The day out I had on the river with river runners was fantastic. I always felt safe with our trusty navigator even when we were being thrown around by the rapids. We were given expert tips before setting off and clothed appropriately. The lunch provided was excellent half way through the... More

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Murphy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was my grandsons first trip to Colorado and my first time to do a river rafting adventure. The guide and his assistant put us at ease with the prep and instructions before we got to the river and when on the river really gave us a ride that we will remember for many years. My eldest grandson got to... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I had a really good time rafting with these guys! It was just me and my best friend, so we fit in great with the younger crowd. The only thing that almost turned me off with this company was that my friend and I had a few beers prior to departing, and one of the guides threatened to make us... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My family has been rafting with River Runners for over 20 years and we always have a great time! The experience is consistently an exhilarating one and the guides are personable and contribute to the fun atmosphere. The Big Horn trip is ideal for younger children/families and the Royal Gorge is more appropriate for adults, older kids and thrill seekers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

The guides are amazing. I have taken several trips down various rivers over the years with friends and family. I will keep coming back!

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Hastings, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I would highly recommend this experience for teens and adults even if you have no rafting experience. If you are experienced, you should take this trip in the beginning of summer when the river is running fast. If you have little or no experience (like our group), I would recommend going in the end of July or beginning of August.... More

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