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Best Rafting Near Breckenridge

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Breckenridge is nestled in the middle of the Rocky Mountains, lending plenty of opportunity for some of the state’s best whitewater rafting. With a big snowpack this past winter, water levels are looking promising for sustained flows all season.  Breckenridge is a short drive away from some of the best rafting in the state. 

If you don’t have reliable transportation don’t worry, we can help with that! Look into our Express Trips for Browns Canyon & Numbers trips which provides luxury transportation to and from Breckenridge, and our Ultimate Fajita Feast! Keep reading for the best rafting near Breckenridge…

Our top 5 favorite rafting trips near Breckenridge:

Best mellow floats near Breckenridge

⭐️ Milk Run – Arkansas River, Buena Vista
We call the Milk Run our introduction to rafting. Just an hour on the water, there are a few ripples to keep it interesting, but it’s the beautiful mountain views and calm nature of this beginner float that make it worthwhile. Minimum age is 2, and this rafting trip is on the Arkansas River and meets at our Buena Vista location.

Pumphouse Canyon – Colorado River, Kremmling
This calm, gentle float on the Colorado River is just what the doctor ordered for a fun family adventure! With a minimum age of 4, this all day rafting trip includes our Ultimate Fajita Feast hot lunch. With some easy class I and II rapids, this relaxing float is still exciting enough for the little ones!

Best intermediate floats near Breckenridge

⭐️ Browns Canyon – Arkansas River, Buena Vista
While we offer 25 different trips of 3 different rivers and it’s hard to choose a favorite, but we choose this one! From beginners to experienced paddlers, this great river rafting trip bridges the gap and is fun for everyone.  In our half-day trip there are 8 Class III rapids! Experience the beauty and remoteness of Browns Canyon National Monument with its steep canyon walls and chances to spot wildlife. We offer this rafting trip as a half day, ¾ day with lunch, and a full day where you will have lunch on the side of the river.  Call us today to book this extraordinary whitewater raft trip.

Best thrilling rafting trips near Breckenridge

⭐️ The Numbers – Arkansas River, Buena Vista
This trip is best for adults seeking the ultimate thrill! It is technical, splashy, and constant. On this advanced trip you will be having so much fun you will forget what number rapid you are crashing through! With some of the most exciting whitewater on the Arkansas River, you will want to be in good shape for this thrilling rafting trip. We offer half day trips, 3/4 day trips which includes our Ultimate Fajita Feast, full day trips which includes lunch on the side of the river, and express trips which includes transportation and our ultimate fajita feast!

Pine Creek Arkansas River, Buena Vista
This trip is not for the faint hearted and is guaranteed to get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing. This fast and technical stretch drops nearly 200 feet over its steepest mile! The river narrows in Pine Creek and you will want to be prepared for the expert maneuvers and challenging whitewater ahead.

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