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Liquid Descent Whitewater Rafting
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Liquid Descent provides premium rafting trips on Colorado's most exciting river, Clear Creek! Located just 30 minutes from Denver, Clear Creek offers whitewater rafting for all levels. Whether you are a first time rafter or a seasoned adrenaline...more
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1896 Stanley Rd, Idaho Springs, CO
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

this was not the trip I was expecting to take but our guide Kenny was excellent. he gave us many insider pointers on other things to do in the area and we had so much a good time with him on the water - just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We had to move from Idaho Springs to Kremmling due to the low level of water-but we all still had a great time. We had 3 of the 4 guides that went out- Jacob, Lee, Neil-it was fun for all of us - we stopped...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Went to Winter Park for a family vacation and we decided to go white water rafting last minute. It had been years since any of us as been, and we had a blast. Our guide, Ben, was extremely knowledgeable and made the experience that much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Spur of the moment trip as a solo traveller. Snow pack was low this winter, so water level was low, but it was still fun. There is a relaxed vibe to the place and lots of dogs running around the facility, which might make some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

My daughter and I decided last minute to take a white water rafting trip and chose Idaho Springs as we have never been there. We chose Liquid Descent as they had availability when it worked for us and we are so happy that we ended...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

This was our first time whitewater rafting on the Clear Creek out of Idaho Springs and was a very pleasant surprise! Our daughter who turned 9 picked out rafting as a family outing to celebrate her birthday. With children age 6 and 9 at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the Intermediate trip today. We had a blast. Our guide was Jacob. His tenure of 9 years guiding rapid trips was quite evident. Not only was he knowledgeable but kind, funny and cute! Beware that you have a high likelihood...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

This was our family's third consecutive summer taking a trip with Liquid Descent out of Idaho Springs. I cannot imagine a better river outfitter. We took the Clear Creek Beginner tour (we have a 5 year old, 8 year old, and 10 year old), and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We live in Idaho Springs. When we have family or friends visit we always go whitewater rafting. We’ve tried other outfitters over the years but Liquid Descent has been our “go to” for the past 5 years. We always have a safe and thrilling time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Went down Clear Creek with Ani on the Beginner Trip, my wife is not a water person, and she made it a great first experience for the whole family. We probably could have handled the Intermediate but regardless we had fun!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sherry B
August 18, 2016|
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Response from Alan_LiquidDescent | Property representative |
The full day trip is 6 hrs with about 4.5 hours in the water. The half day trip is about 3 to 3.5 hours with about 2 to 2.5 hours in the water. We have closed our clear creek (Idaho springs) location for the season (the... More
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Sherry B
August 18, 2016|
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About 2.5 hours.
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Kerry D
May 15, 2016|
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Response from Alan_LiquidDescent | Property representative |
The clear creek trip is more exciting with Rapids and splashes so the kids will probably enjoy it more. The upper Colorado is more scenic but it is more or less a float trip with minimal Rapids. Either trip is a great time!
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