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Paddle Colorado
Ranked #3 of 8 Tours in Frisco
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Owner description: Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Upper Colorado River on a full-day (complete with riverside lunch) or half-day trip offered daily mid May thru mid September. Your exciting trip is perfect for first-timers, families and groups of all sizes. Your seasoned guide will lead your adventure through two majestic canyons, experiencing class II and class III rapids, immersing you in the history and the waters of this important river.
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We did a half-day rafting trip in the morning, which was just the right amount. The river is/was tame.....a bit of whitewater, but truly nothing that wild at all. We ended up being two small groups in two rafts, and both guides were terrific. Micah was ours, and he was very adept at making everyone comfortable and making the experience great. It's about a one-hour drive to the spot where the rafts are put into the river, and about an hour back to the Frisco meeting place. We had a beautiful day, and there was ample time to enjoy the scenery. And a stop-off to jump from a ~30-foot cliff into the river was a nice touch! The company seemed very much organized, and the prices seemed on-par with other such rafting companies offering pretty much the same experience. Highly recommend!

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

We had a wonderful time. Our guide Scott was very knowable about the river and points of interest along the way. We were picked up in Frisco and driven to the river which is very convenient and the driver Bill also kept us interested in points along the way.
They provided lunch of a selection of sandwich meats, cheese and toppings, potato salad, chips, cookie and water. Scotts sidekick Eddie the dog came along too and a fun companion. ( He does ask you first if it's ok for Eddie to come along)
One of the most interesting sights was the dinosaur footprints.
I think this would be suitable for younger children as well.

1  Thank Nancy14612
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

The staff at Paddle Colorado was awesome. From all the histories on the way to the river from Bill and from our guide Scott and his dog Eddy. We took our 5 and 7 year old kids and they loved the trip. We did the one day trip and was the right program, from the rapids to the quiet times in the river and nature.

Thank Daniel N
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We took our 4, 7, and 9 year old boys on their first rafting trip. Ours was a half-day in the morning, and it was perfect. The rapids were just the right size for our family and our kids loved it! Scott was a fantastic guide and really made it a fun trip. Also, being picked up in Frisco sure beat having to drive all the way down to the river myself like the other rafting companies require. I highly recommend the half-day experience for anybody looking to get their first experience with whitewater.

1  Thank Brant C
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William K, Front Office Manager at Paddle Colorado, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

We here at Paddle Colorado Rafting certainly appreciate your kind review of the rafting trip you and your family took with us recently. The Upper Colorado River offers beauty, wonderfully fun rapids and so much more! We are so happy you took the half day trip and enjoyed it! We look forward to seeing you for a full day in the near future.

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

The staff at Paddle Colorado make you feel extremely safe and comfortable. I really appreciated all of the supplemental knowledge our guide Scott knew about the area. He also stopped off at some really cool historical sites we would have never known about! This is a trip for family and friends alike. Thanks Bill, Scott, and Eddie for the great trip!!

Thank Lanie T
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William K, Front Office Manager at Paddle Colorado, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your day on the beautiful Upper Colorado with Paddle Colorado!!! The time you took to write such positive comments is more than appreciated and provides the encouragement that keeps our company loving what we do everyday!!!

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