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Address: 44641 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9768
Phone Number: 800-723-8987
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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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Bighorn half day - great for first timers

My wife and I and our three kids all under 11 had a super time doing the bighorn canyon half day. Our guid, Heather, did a really good job with the raft and with us. The river was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Dallas, Texas

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I and our three kids all under 11 had a super time doing the bighorn canyon half day. Our guid, Heather, did a really good job with the raft and with us. The river was low this late in the year, and the water was black with soot from a flash flood over a recently burned area... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I purchased the half day rafting trip in Big Horn Sheep Canyon for my sons 9th birthday on Sweet Deals. It was a great way to save money. This trip was perfect for him and his first rafting experience. In August the water levels are low and the rapids are class 2 and 3. He was happy he got to... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on August 19. We had Luke as our guide. It was a wonderful trip. I would highly recommend this activity for all ages.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a full day trip last Monday. My wife and I with our 13 and 16 year old boys. The guides, Forrest and Spencer, gave us a great trip. It's near the end of the season so water levels were a little low but really didn't cause any problems. We were glad we did the whole day. The upper... More 

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denver, co
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our guide- Mikey- was great. Our 9 year old son (first-timer) loved the history along the river, and liked that he got to paddle and not just ride. They stopped at a spot for the kiddos where there's a rock just high enough to jump from into the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were nervous about the trip, since we'd never done any rafting before, and had no idea what to expect (It was me and my husband). Everyone at River Runners was super inviting and made us feel at ease. We knew we were in good hands. We had a lot of fun, saw a lot of beautiful landscape along the... More 

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Liberty Hill, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic trip for our family! Brian our guide was excellent! I have been rafting a few times and this was by far the best trip yet! The lunch was very good! Sandwiches and wraps with chips and fruit. We will definitely be back for more! Thanks Brian and River Runners!

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing trip . Our guide Matt was very knowledgable and nice . He kept us very entertained . Awesome views of the royal gorge and bridge . Great Rapids . Highly recommended !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the river guides were extremely nice and easy to talk to. They were very knowledgeable about the area and made the trip very enjoyable. I would recommend using river runners for your float trip. Ask for Dean.

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Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip was awesome! Even though it was late in the season, the rapids were still great. Our guide was Derek. He was very knowledgeable and very informative. River Runners is very safety conscious. May try a different trip with river runners in the future.

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