River Rafting Float
Dramatic sandstone walls rise above you as you float the gentle waters of Horsethief and Ruby Canyons. Camp in tents or under the stars to enjoy the desert sky. Because you won’t see roads on this section of the river, you can hike on trails that are accessible only by the river – a true backcountry setting.
This trip is for people interested in a relaxed pace, or a person who would enjoy hiking remote beautiful side canyons. You can watch for bald eagles, swim in the Colorado River, jump off cliffs or just plain relax. This calm section of river makes for the perfect escape from the anxiety of everyday life. Gentle water with occasional Class I-II rapids, this section can be enjoyed by any age and skill level.
Our participants are encouraged to learn to read the river, take a turn at the oars, and paddle the inflatable kayaks. These activities are optional and offered to anyone that wants to give them a try. With mild rapids, this is the perfect trip to get the hang of maneuvering a vessel.
Adventures: 3-day rafting (optional hiking)
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Children (12 and under) $850
River Rafting Float
3 days/2 nights
Variety of daily activities
Meals: three lunches, two hot breakfasts, two hot dinners
Two professional guides
PFDs (Personal Flotation Device/Life Jacket)
Tents (can be rented for an additional cost)
You will encounter a wide variety of terrain (water, sand, rocky desert, stony ground etc).
After a brief meet and greet at the Comfort Inn Suites in Fruita, CO, you will then drive to the put-in where guides will familiarize you with the equipment and launch you onto your 3-day adventure. You will instantly feel the serenity of the river as you leave civilization behind. A lunch “on the go” will be floating along on the river. After setting up the first night’s camp, adventurers will be greeted with a hot, gourmet meal.
Day two begins with a relaxing hot breakfast, packing up and moving down river. We will lunch near Black Rock with its fun, gentle rapids and jumping rock for those looking for a some thrill.
Another day begins with a relaxing breakfast as you prepare for your last day on the river. The river will open up and widen for our last lunch in this beautiful setting. You will have your best chance to see bald eagles and river otters at this lunch spot. After the takeout and a quick derigging, you will be transported back to your vehicle.
Call 303-249-1112 with questions or to set up a trip
River Rafting Float pricing:
Adults – $900
Children (12 and under) – $850
You will receive a confirmation email once your registration is received. As the date gets closer you will also receive update emails with a packing list, trail conditions, weather updates and communications with your guides.
• Cancellations more than 90 days prior to start date qualify for a refund of 80%.
• Cancellations within 90 days but prior to 60 days qualify for a refund of 50%.
• Cancellations within 60 days but prior to 30 days qualify for a refund of 25%.
• Cancellations within 30 days do not qualify for refunds. There is a three person minimum to all our adventures. If this minimum is not met within 30 days the tour will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.