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Browns Canyon Rafting is your trusted, locally owned and operated Colorado Rafting Outfitter and Outdoor Adventure Company. At our Buena Vista Rafting headquarters, we provide guided Arkansas River Rafting and Clear Creek Rafting trips. In addition to rafting, we offer many outdoor activities like Inflatable Kayaks, Rock Climbing and kayak lessons. We are also partnered with other providers to offer Zip Lining, Horseback Rides, ATV Rentals, Mountain Bike Rentals and Natural Hot Spring passes. We look forward to sharing in your next adventure. Get away from the crowds! We are an experienced, smaller, personable outfitter that would be delighted to help you plan your next adventure and experience the beauty of the Colorado rocky mountains with you. We would love it if you joined our Browns Canyon Rafting family! We cater to all ages and ability levels. From scenic flat water floats to extreme heart pumping class five adventures and everything in between. Come make memories with us today!
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“day trip” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
30375 Hwy 24, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9602
+1 719-275-2890
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my third time river rafting, and I went with my mom and sister. We all had different levels of anxieties about the trip, but we all three hoped to see beautiful scenery, learn about the river, and experience some exciting rapids along the...More

Thank Jordan K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great trip with an awesome guide. We would defiantly recommend this outfit to anyone and would do it again the next time we are there.

Thank Jerry V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just got back from an overnight trip with 7 other guys for our buddy's bachelor party. Leading up to the trip they were patient and helpful with all our calls. Once we got there we suited up and packed up and then the fun began....More

Thank JustinGiannone
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can not emphasize enough how wonderful the staff from Browns Canyon treated us the entire time we were with them. Our Guide Jeremy was amazing!!!!!. our group consisted of myself ( 62yo), sister ( 67 yo), my boyfriend ( 71yo with a dx of...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very professional company! Our guide, Casey, was very knowledgable of the area and gave us interesting information about Browns Canyon. They also provided us with a delicious lunch and they made sure to feed us healthy food; a bonus for sure!

Thank ddbraman0815
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I did the browns canyon rafting. It was so much fun. We plan on doing it again some time. Mike our guide was funny and great. Love him.

Thank Lacy H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the highlight of our trip. Our guide Zack made the trip fun (and safe) for our whole family. I highly recommend this company for your rafting trip. My husband and I were impressed with their focus on safety. The water was high when...More

Thank Daphne B
Reviewed 5 days ago

A fun mother-daughter day out! Our guide Alison was terrific. We had two other couples with us: one another mother-daughter and the other friends. So our whole raft was women and we rocked it! Love the "Paddle Hi Five"s. Lots of fun; the water was...More

Thank Patty M
Byron B, Owner at Browns Canyon Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad you had fun Patty, we would love for you to come back! We're sorry you think the photos are overpriced. Unfortunately we don't have control over the prices for the photos, there is a separate photography company that we work with that take the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Bowns Canyon trip as a result of the Numbers water levels being too high. It was an awesome experience! Zack was a fantastic guide and made us all feel comfortable with the river and the equipment. Very funny and knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a Class 3 trip with Browns Canyon and had a great time! Would definitely recommend this company!

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what type of clothing should we take
July 12, 2016|
Response from Byron B | Property representative |
Hi, we recommend synthetic over cotton clothes. Basically shorts and a t shirt have been perfect lately. It has been hot and the water has been refreshing. If you are worried about being cold you can always bring an extra... More
what type of clothing shoud take.
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Glitter_Hippie | Reviewed this property |
It's hot right now so swimwear on top because the life vest provides a good deal of protection from cold water. I'd wear neoprene short-pants because that's where you'll be most wet and need to stay warm. Because it's so... More