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River Runners at the Royal Gorge

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Address: 44641 US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
Phone Number: 800-723-8987
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Description: Raft with River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972...
Raft with River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972. Providing fully guided whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Raft the Royal Gorge or Bighorn Sheep Canyon near Canon City, Colorado at the Royal Gorge. Open daily May - Labor Day.
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My family had an enjoyable time rafting with River Runners on the Royal Gorge trip. Our guide was knowledgeable, skilled, and fun. We will return to raft with them the next time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My family had an enjoyable time rafting with River Runners on the Royal Gorge trip. Our guide was knowledgeable, skilled, and fun. We will return to raft with them the next time we are in Colorado Springs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went on the Big Horn Sheep Canyon half day trip and Mike was our guide. We have never been white water rafting and didn't know exactly what to expect. This company is very safety conscious and the trip was absolutely amazing! Mike was fantastic and made the trip very fun for everyone. We will definitely be coming back to... More 

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Coaldale, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a fun trip through Bighorn Sheep Canyon. We took a chance on the weather and it turned out to be perfect. Spending $4 on wetsuits was the best deal of the week. Our guide, Mikey, was knowledgable and comfortable controlling the raft. He made sure we were involved and got us as wet as we wanted (quite a... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We just finish a great day of river rafting. Ben, our guide, made it very enjoyable for all in our group. He was very knowledgeable with 11 years of experience. Would highly recommend them that would like to have a great time!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I went with my family of 4 and 3 friends that were visiting from Texas and they were afraid that they were going to be cold but they had waterproof jackets that you could rent that surely made a huge difference for our guests. The guides were fun and personable and made going down the river an easy experience. Stan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Went with this group rafting down the Arkansas river. It was amazing. All 5 of our guides did and awesome job! All 20 kids had a blast and no one got hurt.

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had a GREAT time. This was my first time, and Eric, our guide, made everyone feel at ease. Very patient and explained in detail. Engaged in conversation with everyone. Definitely worth another trip!!!!

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a GREAT trip down the Arkansas River. Tara was our Guide and Forrest was our spotter. The river was running fast and furious and I was really worried but they made us feel completely safe. Other rafting companies were flipping rafts and Tara had everything under control. Lunch was included in our full day trip and there was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Ran with River Runners on June 13th, Royal Gorge was closed so they set us up for a trip on the Sheep Creek Canyon section of the Arkansas River. Wow great water, killer lines (Thanks Troll), at or above flood stage (Depends on who you ask). River runners think safety and do an excellent job of taking care of their... More 

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ColoradoRiverRunners, General Manager at River Runners at the Royal Gorge, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you for your feedback. We have shared your comments with the staff in an effort to improve operations and customer service. Safety was likely a decision on the paddle assist boat, but it certainly could have been handled better. I am also bummed to hear that you received conflicting information regarding wetsuits. The person checking you in... More 

Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have gone rafting with the Guys from River Runners before and have had an excellent experience every time. On this occasion the water was exceptionally high and fast. Upon our arrival our Guide introduced himself and took the time to get to know us. We decided to do a different section of the river than what we booked due... More 

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Address: 44641 US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
Phone Number: 800-723-8987
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City

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