Full Day Rafting Adventure
MOST COMPLETE RIVER TRIP
PER PERSON PRICE
$129.99 / PERSON
PRIVATE BOAT PRICE
$1040 / BOAT
(8 person max. / boat)
EASIER - MODERATE
(Increases during high water)
PEAK SEASON MEETING TIMES
TOTAL ADVENTURE TIME
5 - 6 HOURS
(Average total trip time)
LOCATION / RIVER
GLENWOOD CANYON / COLORADO RIVER
(Roaring Fork River when mother nature dictates)
FULL DAY RAFTING ADVENTURE IS AN UPGRADE TO OUR MOST POPULAR RAFTING ADVENTURE
Embarking on the Full Day Rafting Adventure with Blue Sky Rafting allows guests the opportunity to slow down and spend a day floating at the pace of the river. The Full Day Rafting Adventure begins in the heart of the Glenwood Canyon with an exhilarating 1.5 mile descent through the action filled and continuous Class III Shoshone Rapids. From Grizzly Creek, the trip transitions into a more leisurely and scenic section of the river. This beautiful float, with intermittent splashes and occasional Class II-III waves, guides adventurers through the 1500' walls of Glenwood Canyon and into Glenwood Springs. During the morning section, the Full Day Rafting Adventure ensures a perfect blend of whitewater thrills, stunning scenery, and moments of relaxation.
For lunch, enjoy a professionally catered riverside lunch at out private river park, located just downstream of the Glenwood Whitewater Park. This experience is sure to please nearly all dietary restrictions and likes. (Please note that all dietary restrictions should be communicated to Blue Sky Rafting staff during the reservation process to ensure proper preparation and to discuss options/limitations). Upon refueling, guests continue downstream with the guide and raft, but with the additional option to add one or two person inflatable kayaks to increase the experience. This option is based on each individual groups preference with your guide remaining in the raft to help ensure that every member has the comfort and security to return to the raft if inflatable kayaking becomes more adventurous than desired. During the afternoon section that passes through South Canyon, guests pass an active Bald Eagle nesting area and a Great Blue Heron rookery (nesting area), with additional wildlife sighting always possible.
The overall length of the trip will vary depending on the current day river flows and conditions, with a 18 mile float lasting 4 - 5.5 hours on the river being is most common (5.5 - 6.5 hours in total).
Please Note: Groups must have a minimum of 6 people to book online. If you have less than 6 people in your group please call to reserve.
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FEATURED RIVER ADVENTURES
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NRS RIVER SHIRTS
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NRS RIVER SHOES
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If you are looking to spend a day floating the beautiful Colorado River through both the Glenwood Canyon and South Canyon (west of Glenwood Springs), this is the perfect option. And, with the option to add an inflatable kayak (single and doubles available) for the afternoon section, you can test your skills as you continue along this 21 mile section.
This trip begins at the Shoshone Rapids, an app. 2 mile Class III to III+ section on the Colorado River (Glenwood Canyon) and then continues downriver for additional 21 miles (app.). Along the way, enjoy additional rapid sections, perfect swimming holes, both Glenwood Canyon and South Canyon, and a private river park where you will enjoy a hot BBQ lunch. During typical water flows, this trip operates between the Shoshone boat ramp and the Tibbit’s boat ramp.
4 years & +50 lbs.
5-6.5 hours in total
Blue Sky Rafting & Glenwood Canyon Rafting
Blue Sky Rafting and Glenwood Canyon Rafting are located at the HLA Co-op Basecamp at 152 W. 6th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.
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