Buena Vista & Salida Whitewater Rafting

Our riverside headquarters in Buena Vista is located in the mecca of whitewater rafting in Colorado! We are perfectly located on the  Arkansas River, one of the most sought-after whitewater rafting rivers in the world. With unmatched scenery, consistent whitewater, and a range of difficulty levels spanning from mild to wild- the Buena Vista whitewater rafting experience is world-class! To make the most of your Buena Vista whitewater rafting adventure, we have created seriously fun raft trips with top-quality features. To learn more about our top-quality features and emphasis on safety, click here

Top- Quality Rafting Trips

Arkansas River:  We offer 5 different whitewater rafting trips on The Arkansas River- all with different difficulty levels, so we are sure to find the perfect trip for you and your group!

Check out our most popular Arkansas River whitewater rafting trips, all only minutes from our headquarters: Milk Run, Browns Canyon, & Numbers.

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Buena Vista and Salida offer cozy accommodations surrounded by some of Colorado’s highest peaks! See below for our partners in Buena Vista, Salida, and even our on-site lodging option!

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Hiking to biking to climbing- Buena Vista and Salida have all that you could want in outdoor recreation activities! Here at The Adventure Company, we offer whitewater rafting, kayaking, and guided fishing tours. For a full list of our partner organizations and activities, give us a call!

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In need of a bite to eat before or after your whitewater rafting trip? We have a coffee shop with loacally rosted espresso, home-made pastry items, grab-and-go food, a selection of beer and wine, decadent chocolate, premium ice cream and more! 

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Breckenridge, CO
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