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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
1896 Stanley Rd, Idaho Springs, CO
+1 970-372-2870
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I tagged along with our daughter's softball team and we were not disappointed. We did the intermediate rapids and it was a blast. The water was a bit chilly but we had an awesome time! Our guide Todd was awesome! He was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

This is our 3rd trip with LD, and once again we were not disappointed. Tons of fun on an Intermediate trip. We signed up for the Advanced, but water was too low for it to be really "advanced." Our guide, Peter, kept us laughing the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Group of 4 adults. I wanted to do the advanced trip but my wife talked me out of it. Intermediate is definitely the way to go for your first time. We want to go back and do the advanced. It was so much fun. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

another great tour with Liquid Descent. have used them for 4 straight years and never disappointing. our guide Market was great. did the 3 hour intermediate tour and it was a blast.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip!! First of all, we were traveling with my husband's brother and family so there were 4 adults and kids aged 9, 10, and 15. We chose to do the beginner trip due to the younger...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

My group of 3 adults were lucky enough to have Sean as our guide on an afternoon 1/2 day advanced trip. We were also fortunate to hit the water after several days of rain and it was really flowing!! Our trip was an absolute blast...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ger D
Reviewed July 11, 2017

White water rafting was always on the "to do" list... decided to go last week. there are many places in Clear Creek who do this - but Liquid Descent stood out. The experience was everything we hoped for the guide was great, they supplied you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kent P
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Went with my teenage grand kids who had never rafted. Had a very good guide, Joe, who was very personable, funny, and competent. This is a pretty calm Class 2-3 ride, with maybe a small Class 4 rapids as well. I personally prefer Brown's Canyon...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Wow what fun!!! Ani was our guide. She made our trip down that cold water river so fun. She is very knowledgeable and made sure we were well prepared for those rapids. She had us working those paddles like a team! I would recommend the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

We took our teens on their first rafting trip and loved every minute of it! We went on the "Intermediate" trip with Shawn. He was the best guide I've ever experienced. The cost was very reasonable considering they provided a wet suit and splash jacket...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Sherry B
August 18, 2016|
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
Sherry B
August 18, 2016|
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Response from TreyR3 | Reviewed this property |
About 2.5 hours.
Kerry D
May 15, 2016|
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!