Rafting & Kayaking Outfitters and Supplies


American Adventure Expeditions

American Adventure Expeditions

Phone: (719)395-2409 | 12844 E. Hwy 24/285 Buena Vista, CO
Email: raftinginfo@americanadventure.com
Website: www.americanadventure.com

Your next great Colorado Adventure starts here! Offering whitewater rafting trips on Colorado's most popular river, mountain bike tours along the Continental Divide, guided ATV tours throughout the High Country, and Ziplining over rugged Colorado canyons. Let us help you plan the vacation of a lifetime. "Epic Adventures. Inspired Hospitality."


Arkansas River Tours

Arkansas River Tours

Phone: 719-942-4362 | 19487 W. US Hwy 50 Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Email: info@arkansasrivertours.com
Website: www.arkansasrivertours.com

Arkansas River Tours has been offering exceptional whitewater rafting in Colorado since 1973. Rafting experiences range from day trips to multi-day trips with camping, easy whitewater for family vacation adventures to challenging extreme adventures in Class IV+ whitewater. Arkansas River Tours offers guided float fishing trips for Brown and Rainbow trout. Join us for an Evening Float Fishing trip, a full-day Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip or an overnight trip in our newest National Monument in Browns Canyon.


Canyon River Instruction

Canyon River Instruction

Phone: 719-398-1180 Email: info@canyonriverinstruction.com
Website: www.canyonriverinstruction.com

"Customized Whitewater Education for Private Boaters & Outfitters". Our goal is to make river running a safer, more accessible, and more enjoyable experience. We strive to to create a learning and resource center for all types of river running skills including rowing, paddle rafting, multi-day river trips, kayaking and river rescue. We bring together resources to help people become enthusiasts and to enjoy a lifetime of river running experiences with particular emphasis on safety, experiential learning, custom instruction and river stewardship.


Dvorak’s Rafting I Kayak & Fishing

Dvorak’s Rafting I Kayak & Fishing

Phone: 719-539-6851 | 17921 US Highway 285 Nathrop, CO
Email: info@dvorakexpeditions.com
Website: www.dvorakexpeditions.com

Family owned and operated, Dvorak’s offers whitewater Rafting adventures | Fly-Fishing | Specialty Music Trips | Full Paddle School | Multi-Sport packages that include many activities: Raft, Bike, Hike, Climb, Zip line, Horseback, Fishing and Kayaking. Our experienced and professionally trained staff have successfully combined high adventure with professionalism. Everyone deserves a chance to experience "River Magic" and Mother Nature.


Good Times Rafting

Good Times Rafting

Phone: 719-395-4200 | 22565 US Hwy 285 Buena Vista, CO
Email: reservations@goodtimesrafting.com
Website: www.goodtimesrafting.com

We call you by your name, not a number. You may even feel like you are on a private trip instead of a commercial trip when you paddle with us. Being a small company allows us to control our safety measures with precise detail. Safety is no accident and we never bite off more than we can chew. We may not be the biggest company, or the oldest company, but we are certainly going to be your favorite company.


Independent Whitewater

Independent Whitewater

Phone: 719-539-7737 | 10830 CR 165 Salida, CO
Email: twodogs@salida.net
Website: www.independentrafting.com

We've got rafting trips for all experience levels, from family float trips to exhilarating whitewater. Because of our unique location on the Arkansas River, we are able to offer longer trips with more rapids, as well as exclusive riverside camping. Cool down on the Arkansas River and experience the thrill of our whitewater inflatable kayaks ("duckies")for day or overnight trips.


Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting & Browns Canyon Adventure Park

Noah’s Ark Whitewater Rafting & Browns Canyon Adventure Park

Phone: 719.395.2158 | 23910 Hwy. 285 S. Buena Vista, CO
Email: reservations@noahsark.com
Website: www.noahsark.com

Experience Colorado’s #1 rafted river! Since 1983, Noah’s Ark has specialized in family and group whitewater rafting trips through the Arkansas River’s most popular section, Browns Canyon—a newly designated National Monument! We offer half-day, full-day, and overnight trips leaving daily from our private riverside put-in. Join us for an adventure “miles from ordinary”!


Wilderness Aware Rafting

Wilderness Aware Rafting

Phone: 719-395-2112 | 12600 Hwy 285 & 24 Buena Vista, CO
Email: rapids@inaraft.com
Website: www.inaraft.com

Established in 1976 and twice named “Colorado Company of the Year”! Rated #1 on Trip Advisor in Buena Vista! Join us for a quality ½ to 10-day whitewater rafting adventure on one of five top Colorado rivers, featuring America’s most popular rafting river flowing through Salida—the Arkansas River.


Wilderness Expeditions and White Diamond Ski Tours

Wilderness Expeditions and White Diamond Ski Tours

Phone: 719-539-4888 | 7870 West Highway 50 Salida, CO 81201
Email: info@wildernessexpeditions.net
Website: www.wildernessexpeditions.net

Wilderness Expeditions is one of the largest commercial outfitters in the state of Colorado with use of a U.S. Forest Service Special use permit.