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“Had a blast!”

Downstream Adventures
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$53.00*
and up
Beginner Whitewater Rafting on Historic Clear...
Ranked #2 of 13 Tours in Idaho Springs
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Downstream Adventures is a family owned and operated business, and our family loves whitewater. We offer exciting rafting trips on Clear Creek in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Clear Creek, a top rafting destination, offers more rapids per mile than nearly any other run in the country. There are rafting options for first timers and veterans river runners alike at Downstream Adventures.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Amazing time whitewater rafting for the 1st time. Had 3 kids with us - 13, 12, and 9. We all agreed this was the highlight of our vacation! Jonathan and Ryan have a great thing going here. Our guides, Rusty and Scott, were fantastic! Very friendly, knowledgeable, and super funny! Would highly recommend them for your whitewater rafting adventure!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Downstream adventures did an excellent job of introducing our children to the excitement of rafting. Our guide, Rusty, made sure the kids had planty of smiles.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

The group at Downstream Adventures are a blast! They make you feel "safe" (especially if you're a first timer). They are friendly and funny. Our guide was Scotty, and he made everyone in the boat feel like long time friends and let everyone have fun and enjoy the experience!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

1st time whitewater rafting and it was an amazing experience! Highly recommend Downstream Adventures. The guides are great!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We had a superior time. It's a small operation but very efficient and professional. They provide all equipment (some for rent) which is convenient as well. I would definitely go with them in the future.

Date of experience: July 2017
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