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Intermediate Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip

From $69.00
Highlights
  • Navigate a scenic run of the Arkansas River with an expert river guide
  • Enjoy different views of unspoiled Colorado landscapes
  • Moderate rapids are ideal for intermediate rafters, but no experience is necessary
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Intermediate Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip
From $69.00
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Afternoon Bighorn Sheep CanyonMost Popular
We launch our 1/2 day trip in the afternoon for rafters on a tight schedule wanting a shorter river experience. This trip is 10 miles of the best whitewater in Bighorn Sheep Canyon.
From $69.00
Morning Bighorn Sheep Canyon
We launch our 1/2 day trip in the morning and in the afternoon for rafters on a tight schedule wanting a shorter river experience. This trip is 10 miles of the best whitewater in Bighorn Sheep Canyon.
From $69.00
Overview
See what makes Bighorn Sheep Canyon one of the most popular rafting locations near the Royal Gorge on a half-day whitewater adventure that’s suitable for both novices and experienced rafters. Soak up views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and pristine Colorado scenery in between tackling class II-IV rapids. At just a half day, it's an easy way to fit in a favorite Rocky Mountains outdoor activity.
What to Expect
1/2 DAY BIGHORN SHEEP CANYON WHITEWATER RAFTING

You will show up 45 minutes prior to your launch time and check in with your friendly office staff. They will send you over to meet your guides for the day and they will outfit you with your gear and inform you of what the conditions will be like for the day. After that you will attend a comprehensive safety orientation so that your are prepared for anything to come on the river. Then you will head to the river and start your adventure!! After a quick drive to the put-in you will be given some paddling instructions and then you will be on your way. You will encounter rapids like Prelude, 3 Rocks, Sharks Tooth and Spikebuck to name a few while learning proper paddling technique, enjoying the scenery and laughing with your crew at the corny jokes your guide makes as they create a wonderful experience for you and your group.
  • MINIMUM AGE: 8 years old.
  • CLASS: III-IV
  • CHECK IN TIMES: 8:45 am and 12:45 pm
  • LAUNCH TIMES: 9:30 am and 1:30 pm daily
  • MEETING LOCATION: Our Canon City Office. (49311 US Highway 50, Canon City 81212
Reviews (31)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed August 27, 2018
Amazing!

It was an awesome experience for being my first time water rafting. Thanks Ron John for a great tour!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maricela G
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your first rafting trip with us! We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Half Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon

We had a great day on the river with our guide Milly. She had our group of 3 adults and 2 teens working together to paddle the raft in no time. The water level was low, but she knew just how to guide the raft...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank janscottking
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

We are glad you had a fun trip with Milly! Feel free to request her in the future.

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Great Experience

We were a group of 6, and although they were apprehensive to let us all raft together due to the low water, they put us all in the same raft. Wow!!! What an experience, we were all on our first white water rafting trip, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark B
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your trip with Maggie! We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed August 13, 2018
We all want to do this again!!

Our group of 6 adults had a great time with Maggie on our half day rafting trip! She was a super guide and knew exactly what to do to get us all working together and made our trip a blast! Great work Maggie - we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nbjr2018
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your trip with Maggie! Feel free to request her again in the future.

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Good time for all

We took 4 adults and 2 young teens and had a great time. Allie was an absolute pro in training us for the task and guiding the raft through some pretty rocky routes (water was fairly low) and did not talk our ears off/did let...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Illinoissoutherner
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

We are glad to hear you had a fun trip with Alli! Feel free to request her in the future.

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September 10, 2018|
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