Full Day: 10:30
Full Day: 20 miles
Full Day: 15 class IV (V)
Full Day: Lunch
Raft the Royal Gorge just one hour from Colorado Springs
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Raft the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River for the ultimate whitewater experience. Float through this 1,200-foot deep canyon under the highest suspension bridge in North America. Challenge class IV rapids with names like Sunshine Falls, Sledgehammer, the Narrows, Wall Slammer and Boat Eater. Rafting experience is recommended, but not mandatory. All rafts are guided. Adventurous beginners who are in good health and are strong swimmers should have no problem rafting this section of the Arkansas River. This Colorado whitewater rafting trip is a true classic – sure to be the highlight of your summer vacation.
When is the best time to raft the Royal Gorge?
Departs from River Runners at the Royal Gorge
This trip is brought to you by River Runners. Meet at our Royal Gorge outpost at the turn-off to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. It’s only about five minutes from the put-in and 10 minutes from the takeout, so shuttles to and from the river are short.
One hour from Colorado Springs!
This trip departs from River Runners at the Royal Gorge – just one hour from Colorado Springs. Choose from half day or full day whitewater adventures.
What to bring on your Royal Gorge rafting trip?
PFDs, helmets, paddles, wetsuits, splash tops, wet shoes, first aid, and all other safety equipment is included with the price of your trip. Additional items you may want to bring include base layers (such as polypro or other quick-dry fabrics), sun glasses (straps sold at River Runners), sun block, water bottle, and board shorts.