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Address: 49311 US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
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+1 719-942-4362
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Whitewater rafting and guided float fishing on the Arkansas River near the...

Whitewater rafting and guided float fishing on the Arkansas River near the Royal Gorge, Canon City and Colorado Springs.

                   

                   

                   

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The BEST guides on the Arkansas river

There is no other company on the Arkansas river like this one. Some guides there have been running this river for over 20 years! The very best and most safe company. Highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 3, 2016
dhemphill2016
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Fraser, Colorado

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Fraser, Colorado
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64 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

There is no other company on the Arkansas river like this one. Some guides there have been running this river for over 20 years! The very best and most safe company. Highly recommend!

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are so glad you had an excellent experience! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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244 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

OH MY GOSH what can we say. The whole staff at the Cotapaxi location are awesome. We were running late, couldn't stop at the kennel for our little dog. Called the tour office and they allowed us to leave him tied up outside in the shade with food and water. They even checked on him while we were on the... More 

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your trip! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We've been going to the Royal Gorge for about 20 years now, and it has consistently been a great ride!

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed yourself (again!)! More 

Wellman, Iowa
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We have rafted with Arkansas River Tours five summers with various family members and really enjoyed it. The guides manage to appear both easy going and completely on top of things. They provided us with excellent instruction both beforehand and in-progress to ensure our safety, and offered interesting bits of conversation between rapids. We have done it five times because... More 

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Let us know if you are coming back this year! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The trip was perfect! Exciting, thrilling and challenging, but not terrifying! We all got wet and had an opportunity to jump off of a rock into the river. Our guide was extremely capable and helpful! Highly recommend!

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Thanks so much! Glad you had an awesome experience! More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We did the family float in July 2016. Our guide Mike was awesome. My granddaughters, age 5 and 6, were a little skeptical but Mike did a great job putting them at ease. My daughters, ages 15, 19, and 20 had a fun time. They would have really enjoyed the more adventurous trip but we all wanted to be together... More 

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Glad you and the family had a great time! More 

Apache Junction, Arizona
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

This company is very efficient and the guides are very well trained. They make the trip fun, and the water makes it exciting. Highly recommend this company

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Glad you had a great experience! More 

Region of Waterloo, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I rafted with them 10 yes ago,we had such fun we wanted to return when our youngest boy was old enough. He's 13 this year and we went with 4 of our kids and we all had a blast. Our guide was great and made it so fun!! I'd love to go again!!

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Glad you had a great time! More 

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Went there on 6 August and the water was high. We did the half day and it was an very scenic ride in the valley and gorge with plenty of opportunity to check out the sites- then you are paddling like mad to get through a set of rapids! Zach was our guide and did a superb job of getting... More 

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Glad you had a great time! More 

Ventura, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I have to give "Millie" our rafting guide props!! Our daughter w/autism (10yrs)was freaking out the moment we got our gear on she realized we weren't going to keep her from this experience. It was all our first time rafting an I wanted her to be apart of this event. Our daughter is high functioning but has panic meltdowns an... More 

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EmilyART, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much! So glad you had an awesome experience. Our goal is to get everyone on the river, no matter what their background is. More 

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