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Colorado whitewater update: Upper Arkansas River »

Peak flows expected the latter half of June Runoff is in full force on Colorado’s Upper Arkansas River and the snowpack is 176 percent of normal. This means high water conditions should persist through June and into July. Book your trip in June for the best whitewater of the season. Save 10% on any tour … read more

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Planning a Colorado whitewater rafting trip? We’ve got you covered! »

River Runners is open for the 2017 rafting season Planning a Colorado whitewater rafting trip? River Runners is open seven days a week from 9 am to 5 pm MST. Call 800-723-8987 to speak with a reservation specialist or book online 24 hours a day. Book Online and Save 20% OFF full day raft trips … read more

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Virtual Tour Guide: Royal Gorge History »

The Royal Gorge was a tourist attraction well before the construction of the bridge in 1929. Travelers started visiting the area as early as the late 1800’s. Today, hundreds of thousands visit the park annually by kayak, raft, train, and bridge. There are lots of ways to experience the Royal Gorge, but let’s start with … read more

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Snowpack setting up for big whitewater rafting season on Colorado’s Arkansas River  »

Arkansas River Basin snowpack 140% of normal The snowpack in Colorado’s Arkansas River Basin is 140% of normal and 100% of average peak as we enter the last week of February. This combined with stormy weather in the short-term and extended forecasts means the Arkansas River is on track for another big whitewater rafting season … read more

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ATV Tours, Snowpack Update and Whitewater Rafting »

More Colorado Adventures with River Runners Colorado ATV Tours new for 2017 River Runners and the Adventure Hub have partnered up to offer Colorado ATV tours in 2017. Half day trips will depart from our Buena Vista and Royal Gorge outposts. Drive or ride along in a 2017 Polaris RZR 900. Tours will be in … read more

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Arkansas River Basin Snowpack Update »

Above Average Snowpack in Arkansas River Basin It’s early, but things are looking up The calendars have turned to 2017, and those in the Colorado whitewater rafting world are looking at (and skiing) the snowpack. The Colorado high country has four months remaining of potential snow accumulation (about two-thirds of the snowpack season), but it’s … read more

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The River Runners Winter Sale is here! »

Colorado whitewater rafting discount The 2017 Colorado whitewater rafting season is still a few months away, but you can get the best deal of the year right now! Save 10% with promo code Online10. Book now and raft this summer River Runners has four locations on Colorado’s Arkansas River with more trip options than any … read more

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Raft Colorado’s Arkansas River through September 25 »

Colorado Whitewater Rafting Raft Colorado this Fall Colorado’s whitewater rafting season is winding down, but you still have time to raft and kayak the Arkansas River. Raft the Royal Gorge, Bighorn Sheep Canyon, Browns Canyon or the Family Float on half day adventures through September 25. The Royal Gorge has the best whitewater during fall, … read more

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Vertex Rafting Field Trips Brought to you by River Runners »

Vertex Rafting Field Trips Raft the Arkansas River with River Runners The river is still flowing and the Inaugural Vertex Festival is this weekend. River Runners is proud to announce its partnership with Madison House Presents to provide Vertex rafting field trips. Raft the Arkansas River during the day and jam to music by Alabama … read more

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Late Summer Colorado Whitewater Rafting Guide »

Colorado Whitewater Rafting Guide Raft, kayak and SUP board the Arkansas River Summer is rolling right along, but there are still plenty of hot days to cool off with some whitewater on Colorado’s Arkansas River. You can raft, kayak or stand up paddle board with River Runners now through September 25, 2016. Low water, high … read more