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Address: 2801 N Shields Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone Number: 970) 224-3379
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Whether you’re a first time adventurer, family, or seasoned veteran, we can...

Whether you’re a first time adventurer, family, or seasoned veteran, we can offer you some of the best Wildwater and scenery in Colorado.

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Fun with end of season river levels!

Guides were great and entertaining! Of course the river was very very low (Aug. 29th) so there were a lot of rocks and getting stuck! I definitely would recommend coming back with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Stephanie G
Dubuque, Iowa
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Layton, Utah
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with family and friends on our first white water rafting trip. Our guide was the best! The pictures came our great a little over priced I thought. We had a great experience and would love to do it again!! ♡♡ ☆☆☆

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Dubuque, Iowa
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Guides were great and entertaining! Of course the river was very very low (Aug. 29th) so there were a lot of rocks and getting stuck! I definitely would recommend coming back with these guys and trying for Mid-June when the rapids are at their best!

Thank Stephanie G
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We just finished up here at A1. It was so much fun and they definitely have my recommendation. Tabby was an excellent guide, very skilled and helpful!! Thanks for the memories!!

Thank cameron c
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Reservation was handled well. They called me to confirm but also directed me to a more appropriate outing for my family of four. They were right. At the main office, the safety discussion was well-done, as was the distribution of life jackets and helmets. After an orderly boarding, the bus began the thirty-minute trek to the drop-off point. We met... More 

Thank Drummer63
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

My parents who are in their 70's and my husband and I went on the wild and scenic trip, or something similar to that name. We enjoyed the white water trip, very safe, very fun. This trip would be fun at almost any age, not just a kid thing. The staff has a lot energy, they dressed for the Prom... More 

Thank MinnFamily070
Denver, Colorado
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great experience! , I originally purchased this off groupon and did not expect much, but I have to say I was completely wrong, I had an awesome experience Rick our guide was great and we definately got the full experience in and out the boat including going for a little swim when we all got stuck on a rock and... More 

Thank jul628
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Six of us went together and did the milder rafting trip since we were rookies. We had a total blast and Dave, our guide, was an absolute pro. Our biggest complaint was that it was too short. Do a full day trip. We could also have done a little wilder trip but it still had thrills. This company was professional... More 

Thank Melinda M
Boca Raton, Florida
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The check-in process was very disorganized - everything from the people behind the desk to those delivering the initial safety talks all seemed to be operating in a vacuum. They didn't communicate well with each other, and that continued on the river. They seemed uncertain about who should go first or last and how they would help each other if... More 

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Plano, Texas, United States
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91 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Our family recently used A1 Rafting company to enjoy a trip down the Poudre river for the crowning touch to our trip to the Rocky Mountain National Park area. Our party was split between two boats to travel the family friendly half day river raft tour. My family was in one raft with one of the grandparents and my husband's... More 

2 Thank Jessica D
Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Let's face it, for first time rafters, driving along the Poudre River to our put-in point and seeing the roiling river is nerve-racking. Like anticipating a new roller coaster. Me and my wife and 20-something kids and CSU nephew filled a raft with Michael as our guide, and we never looked back. Super-fun, so much fun. We just loved it.... More 

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