The Adventure Company Locations and Directions

Locations and Transportation

We offer 25 different rafting trips on 4 rivers around the state of Colorado! See below for our locations and transportation information.

Not sure where your trip is meeting? Give our friendly adventure coordinators a call at 800-497-RAFT (7238).

Don’t have transportation? Not to worry! Our express trips offer transportation from Breckenridge, Frisco, and Keystone and run daily. Give us a call to find out more, or check out our express trips from Summit County, Colorado.

Keep in mind that Colorado is extremely scenic and many highways go over mountain passes. You may encounter slower drivers who are taking in the beautiful landscape. Please add a few minutes to each of the drive times given to account for slower traffic.

The Adventure Company Whitewater Rafting Locations

Main Location- Buena Vista
12847 US Hwy 24/ 285
Buena Vista, CO 81211
*Meet here for all Arkansas River trips except Royal Gorge trips

Breckenridge Locations
Carvers
203 N Main St
Breckenridge, CO 80424
*For all express trips meeting at Carvers Ski and Bike Shop

505 S Main St
Breckenridge, CO 80424
*For all express trips meeting at Coffee Depot

Frisco Location
Grand Hotel Frisco
1129 Summit Blvd
Frisco, CO 80443

*For all express trips meeting at Grand Hotel Frisco, all Colorado River trips, and all Blue River trips

Keystone Location
Dercum Square
Keystone, CO 80435

*For all express trips meeting in Keystone

Cañon City Location
*For all Royal Gorge trips meeting in Cañon City

Idaho Springs Location
*For all Clear Creek trips meeting in Idaho Springs

Driving Directions to Your Rafting Base Camp in Buena Vista, Colorado

Buena Vista, Colorado

Our main office is 2 miles southeast of Buena Vista in Johnson Village

  • Take Hwy 24 east
  • Turn left at the Hwy 24 & 285 traffic light
  • We are the fifth business on the left. The Adventure Company is located at 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Breckenridge, Colorado

(1 hour)

  • Take Hwy 9 south to Fairplay
  • At the traffic light, turn right onto Hwy 285 south
  • Continue 35 minutes to a cluster of businesses called Johnson Village
  • We are the third business on the right. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Vail, Colorado

(1.5 hours)

  • Take I-70 west
  • Take exit 171 towards Minturn/Leadville
  • Follow Hwy 24 east to Leadville
  • Once in Leadville, take a right at the stop sign to continue on Hwy 24 east
  • Continue on Hwy 24 east for 40 minutes
  • Once 2 miles past the town of Buena Vista, turn left at the traffic light (junction of Hwy 24 & 285) to continue on Hwy 24 east
  • We are the fifth business on the left. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Avon, Eagle, Gypsum, Colorado

(1.25 hours/ 1.75 hours)

  • Take I-70 west
  • Take exit 171 towards Minturn/Leadville
  • Follow Hwy 24 east to Leadville
  • Once in Leadville, take a right at the stop sign to continue on Hwy 24 east
  • Continue on Hwy 24 east for 40 minutes
  • Once 2 miles past the town of Buena Vista, turn left at the traffic light (junction of Hwy 24 & 285) to continue on Hwy 24 east
  • We are the fifth business on the left. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 8121

Leadville, Copper Mountain, Frisco, Silverthorne, Dillon, Colorado

(45 minutes to 1.75 hours)

  • Turn off I-70 at exit 195 (Copper Mountain/ Leadville exit)
  • Take Hwy 91 south through Leadville (turns into Hwy 24 east)
  • Continue on Hwy 24 east until you are two miles past Buena Vista (about 40 minutes from Leadville)
  • Once past Buena Vista, take a left at the stop light to continue on Hwy 24
  • We are the fifth business on the left. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Denver, Colorado

(2 to 2.5 hours)

  • Take I-70 west to C-470 east (towards Colorado Springs) to Hwy 285 south all the way to Johnson Village
  • We are the third business on the right. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Colorado Springs, Colorado

(1.5 hours)

  • Take Hwy 24 west to Johnson Village
  • We are the third business on the right. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Keystone, Colorado

(1.5 hours)

  • Take Hwy 6 north to I-70 west
  • Exit 195 (Copper Mountain/ Leadville exit)
  • Take Hwy 91 south through Leadville (turns into Hwy 24 east)
  • Continue on Hwy 24 east until you are two miles past Buena Vista (about 40 minutes from Leadville)
  • Once past Buena Vista, take a left at the stop light to continue on Hwy 24
  • We are the fifth business on the left. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Crested Butte, Colorado over Cottonwood Pass

(Currently Closed)

  • Please note that Cottonwood Pass will be closed until the fall of 2018
  • Take Hwy 135 to CR 742 and take a left
  • Then take a right onto CR 209 in Taylor Park
  • That road turns in to CR 306 at the top of cottonwood pass, continue all the way to Buena Vista
  • Take a Right on to 24 east in Buena Vista at the stop light. Continue on Hwy 24 east two miles past Buena Vista
  • Turn left at the traffic light to continue on Hwy 24 east
  • We are the fifth business on the left. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Salida, Colorado

(30 minutes)

  • Take Hwy 50 west to 285 north
  • Watch for the sign for 285 north to Denver, turn right and we are the fifth building on the left
  • Our office is located at: 12847 Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211
  • We are located 2 miles south of Buena Vista in Johnson Village. If you get to Buena Vista, you’ve gone too far. It should take you approximately 30 minutes.

Aspen, Colorado

(1.25 hours)

  • Take CO-82 then turn left onto east Cooper Ave/ CO-82 and continue to follow CO-82
  • Take a right onto US 24, then continue into Buena Vista (about 20 minutes)
  • Take Hwy 24 east two miles past Buena Vista
  • We are the fifth business on the left. The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Cañon City, Colorado

(1.5 hours)

  • Take Hwy 50 west out of Cañon City through Salida, merging right onto Hwy 285 north
  • From Salida, travel approximately 25 miles and merge right onto the Hwy 24/ 285 junction. Continue for about 15 minutes
  • We are located two miles south of Buena Vista (if you get to Buena Vista, you have gone too far) at The Adventure Company: 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Boulder, Colorado

(2.5 hours)

  • Take CO-93 south (will become US-6 east)
  • Merge onto CO-470 east
  • Then take US-285 south
  • You will pass through Fairplay (at this point you will be about 30 minutes from our location) and the next cluster of businesses past Fairplay is called Johnson Village
  • We are the 3rd business on the right in Johnson Village. The Adventure Company, 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Fairplay, Colorado

(30 minutes)

  • Take Hwy 285 south
  • Drive 35 minutes to a cluster of businesses called Johnson Village
  • We are the 3rd business on the right
  • The Adventure Company, 12847 US Hwy 24/ 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211

Directions to Our Other Meeting Locations

Breckenridge

(Browns & Numbers Express Trips meeting in Breckenridge)

  • Carvers Ski Board & Sports: 203 North Main St.
    Breckenridge, CO 80424
  • Carvers is the 3rd building south of where Watson meets N. Main Street on the west side of N. Main St.
  • From I-70: Take exit 230 for Frisco
  • At the roundabout continue south where it turns into N. Main St

Frisco

(All Colorado River & Blue River trips, Browns & Numbers Express trips meeting in Frisco)

  • Grand Hotel Frisco
  • From I-70: Exit 203 toward Frisco, take a left at the first light on Dillon Dam Road. The Grand Hotel Frisco will be on your right at 1129 Summit Blvd. Frisco, CO 80443.
  • From Breckenridge: Drive 15 minutes north on Hwy 9 to Frisco. (Hwy 9 turns into N Summit Blvd) Take a right on Dillon Dam Road (the last light before the interstate). Grand Hotel Frisco will be on your right at 1129 Summit Blvd. Frisco, CO 80443.
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