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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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Such a Fun Trip and Great First River Raft Experience

This was on my bucket list and has been something that I have always wanted to do. It was a WONDERFUL experience and so much fun. We booked online and it was super easy. They... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
KristinF1966
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on my bucket list and has been something that I have always wanted to do. It was a WONDERFUL experience and so much fun. We booked online and it was super easy. They were organized and had our info and waivers all done online prior to getting there. We were sent to the supply barn to get our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the 1/2 Royal Gorge trip and it was a blast. Our guide Derrick did a great job guiding us through the canyon and was very knowledge about the area and history of the canyon.

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Thank Jacob A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hightlight of our trip to The Springs area. Forest was an awesome guide. Definitely will do again.....full day next time....w/ Forest of course.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 August 21, 2016 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 August 20, 2016

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 August 19, 2016 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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