Arkansas River Tours - Family Floats to Extreme Adventures



Groups and Reunions Whitewater Rafting 

Rafters with Arkansas River Tours in the Royal Gorge Area of Colorado
Experience the Thrill of Whitewater -- Rafting with Arkansas River Tours -- Family Floats to Extreme Adventures


Since 1973, Arkansas River Tours has been committed to providing the safest, highest-quality river trips available. Our guides receive extensive training, exceeding all state requirements. Friendly knowledgeable reservationists, exceptional guides and capable drivers guarantee the finest whitewater rafting experience available. Join Colorado's premier river outfitter this season for an exciting whitewater rafting trip on the Arkansas River in Bighorn Sheep Canyon, Brown's Canyon or the Royal Gorge. Adventures are available for the timid beginner to the experienced veteran on America's most popular whitewater river, the Arkansas River in Colorado. We offer 1/3-Day, 1/2-Day, Full-Day and Multi-Day whitewater trips on the Arkansas River in the Royal Gorge region from our convenient bases in Canon City and right on the river in Cotopaxi. Trips range from Family Floats in the Bighorn Sheep Canyon to the extreme adventures in the Royal Gorge. We offer exclusive wilderness 2- or 3-Day trips in the Gunnison Gorge below the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Rafting will be the highlight of your Colorado vacation! Rated #1 on Trip Advisor!

Multi-Day "MINI-VACATIONS" on the Arkansas River

Multi-Day "mini-vacations" are available on the Arkansas River by combining full day trips in Brown's Canyon, Bighorn Sheep Canyon and the Royal Gorge with private camping and delicious meals prepared by your guides at our riverside location. It will be the highlight of your trip to Colorado!

FAMILY REUNIONS ARE OUR SPECIALTY! Everyone can pick a section of the river based on their capabilities and time they want to be rafting. At the end of the day all trips come back to our base where you can share your day's experiences and view a slide show of every raft. Perfect for the whole family!

2-Day or 3-Day Trips -- Gunnison Gorge Wilderness Adventures

If you are looking for an exclusive, wilderness adventure in one of the most beautiful canyons in the West, then choose our Gunnison Gorge trip below the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. 2-Days or 3-Days of rafting with fun whitewater, spectacular scenery, exceptional fly-fishing for trout and unspoiled campsites. Small groups of 12 including guides guarantee a very unique experience.

GROUP RATES: Family Reunion Adventures for All Skill Levels and Ages 5 years plus

Arkansas River Tours is proud of our reputation for running trips for a diverse clientele. We can arrange custom trips for guests including family groups, Scouts, youth camps and corporate groups. Arkansas River Tours takes pride in the fact that many of their guests have become friends and return with their families and others to raft with us again.

TWO LOCATION: We are located right on the river at 19487 US Highway 50, Cotopaxi CO 81223 AND near the Royal Gorge at 49311 US Highway 50 in Canon City CO 81212.

EMAIL: See link above.

CALL today for reservations: 719-942-4362; 800-321-4352.



  • Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Groups. Military Personnel.

  • Elevation: 6400 feet above sea level.
  • Region: Royal Gorge Area - South Central, Colorado
  • Region: Salida - South Central, Colorado
  • Meals Regularly Served: Lunch.
  • Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card. American Express.

  • Groups Welcome: Club. Corporate. Reunion. Weddings. Youth group with adult leaders. Retreat.
  • Group Meeting Area: Outdoor area.
  • Your Host will Cater or Arrange Meals with Advance Arrangements: Yes

  • Open Dates For On-Site Activities: 4/1 to 9/15

  • National Forests & BLM Lands: On site.
  • State Parks: On site.

  • Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: On site.
  • Guided Fishing Trips (Licensed): Wade Fishing. Float Fishing.
  • Fly Shop: On site.
  • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: On site.

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