Half Day Rafting Adventure

MOST POPULAR RAFTING TRIP

PER PERSON PRICE

$73.99 / ADULT

$67.99 / YOUTH

(Youth – 12 & younger)

PRIVATE BOAT PRICE

$444 / BOAT

(8 person max. / boat)

ADVENTURE LEVEL

EASIER - MODERATE

(Class II-III)

MINIMUM AGE

4 YEARS

(Increases during high water)

PEAK SEASON MEETING TIMES

8:15 AM | 9:30 AM | 11:30 AM | 1:30 PM | 3:15 PM

(11:00 AM or 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM – Non-peak season)

TOTAL ADVENTURE TIME

3.5 - 4 HOURS

(Average total trip time)

LOCATION / RIVER

GLENWOOD CANYON / COLORADO RIVER

(Roaring Fork River when mother nature dictates)

HALF DAY RAFTING ADVENTURE DESCRIPTION

Embark on the Half Day Rafting Adventure with Blue Sky Rafting, in collaboration with our partner Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op, and choose from five convenient meeting times daily to tailor your river adventure to your preferred schedule. The exhilarating journey kicks off with a 1.5-mile descent through the dynamic and continuous Class III Shoshone Rapids. As the trip progresses, it transitions into a more serene and picturesque stretch of the river. From Grizzly Creek, the adventure offers a delightful float with occasional splashes and Class II-III waves, guiding adventurers through the towering 1500' walls of Glenwood Canyon before concluding in Glenwood Springs.

Spanning over 12 miles of river, the Half Day Rafting Adventure strikes the perfect balance between whitewater thrills, breathtaking scenery, and moments of relaxation, ensuring there's something for everyone. Along various sections of the trip, participants even have the option to take a refreshing swim alongside the raft, particularly enjoyable on those warm summer days.

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MOST POPULAR RIVER TRIP – This trips is the “bread and butter”, as it provides the perfect balance between enjoyable Class III rapids and scenic floating in the heart of the Glenwood Canyon on the Colorado River.  Additionally, if some members of your group would rather miss the first 2 miles of the Shoshone Rapids, simply combine the Half Day Adventure and the Mild & Scenic Half Day to provide a customized river adventure perfect for all participants. Blue Sky Rafting has been offering this trip since 1975, and the morning trip times are historically the guides favorite, as the river and boat ramps are quieter and less congested; enhancing an already enjoyable experience.

This trip begins at the Shoshone Rapids (an app. 2 mile Class III to III+ section on the Colorado River) then continues downriver for approximately 12 miles (average flows), ending at the Blue Sky Rafting private boat ramp in West Glenwood Springs.

3 years old & at least 33lbs  (water level dependent)

3.5-4 hours in total

Blue Sky Rafting is located at the HLA Co-op Basecamp at 152 W. 6th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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