Colorado’s Best Rafting Adventures out of Breckenridge

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Here at The Adventure Company we are gearing up for an awesome whitewater rafting season. The snowpack is good and the rivers around Breckenridge should be running well. All across Western Colorado, we are expecting sustainable flows throughout the summer. There has never been a better time to experience our beautiful state  from the bow of a boat!


Our 5 favorite white water raft trips near Breckenridge

Below we present you our all time favorite whitewater rafting trips close to Breckenridge, Colorado!

Colorado’s amazing rivers including the Arkansas River, Colorado River & the Blue River offer raft trips for all levels & ages. Everything from family friendly float trips to expert adventures can be found on rivers within one hour of Summit County, Colorado! 


Colorado’s Best Float Trips 

Did you know that The Adventure Company takes children as young as 2 years old rafting? In fact, we have 2 mild and mellow trips that can accommodate young kids and those looking for a calm float.

The Milk Run 

We call the Milk Run our introduction to rafting. Just an 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

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!


Our All-Time Favorite Raft Trip!

When you offer 25 whitewater raft trips on 4 rivers, it can be hard to choose just one favorite.

However, there is nothing quite like our intermediate Browns Canyon trip.

From beginners to experienced paddlers, this great river rafting trip bridges the gap and is fun for everyone.  In our half day trip alone 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. Also consider our Super Browns trip that rafts a total of 21 miles in one day! Call us today to book this extraordinary whitewater raft trip.


Thrill Seeker Adventures!

In addition to our many activities for kids, we also cater to adults looking for the ultimate thrill! Here are two trips that are guaranteed to get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing.

The Numbers

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.

Pine Creek

This fast and technical trip 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.

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