Clear Creek Rafting Co.


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Rafts from Clear Creek Rafting Company float down the Arkansa River near Royal Gorge, Colorado
Whitewater Trips Convenient to Idaho Springs, Cañon City, Denver, Colorado Springs -- Something for Everyone! -- 2-Hours to Multi-Day Colorado Rafting Tours -- Whitewater Trips on 2 Great Rivers: Clear Creek and the Arkansas

Clear Creek Rafting at Idaho Springs | Arkansas River Rafting at The Royal Gorge

TWO GREAT RIVERS: Clear Creek and the Arkansas River

TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS: Idaho Springs and Cañon City

Join us for a world famous Colorado mountain experience on one of our exciting, convenient, affordable and FUN whitewater trips. CLEAR CREEK RAFTING CO specializes in family time with 1/3 day and full-day trips. There's an excursion for everyone -- beginners to advanced.


Clear Creek Rafting Company staff juming for joy located near Royal Gorge and Idaho Springs, Colorado
Fun and Professional Guides -- Navigating River -- Sharing the Rivers Story -- While YOU Experience White Water
Family having fun white water rafting with Clear Creek Rafting Company near Idaho Springs, Colorado
Family Fun -- Clear Creek and the Arkansas River -- Excitement Comes in Waves -- Free Photo CD with All Trips!


CLEAR CREEK is one of Colorado's most exciting whitewater rivers with more challenging rapids per mile than most commercially rafted rivers in the state. Season: Mid-May through Mid-August annually.

EVENING TRIPS: The perfect way to top off your day. Minimum group size 4.

Evening Trips Beginners: Depart at 4:30 pm $65 Adult; $60 Child - minimum age 7*

Evening Trips Intermediates: Depart at 5:00 pm: $75 - minimum age 14*

BEGINNER (Class II-III): $65 Adult, $60 Child -- minimum age 7*. Enjoy an alpine setting as you drop into Castle Falls and frolic through Dizzy Lizzy, then attack Mountain Lion. For younger people and inexperienced paddlers, this section serves up 10 fun-filled rapids as the prefect introduction to whitewater!

INTERMEDIATE (Class III-IV): $75 per person -- minimum age 14*. This exciting stretch of river is Clear Creek's most popular trip! Continuous class III and IV rapids will thrill guests throughout the run. Surge through the Phoenix Holes then take on the class IV climax, the Outer Limits.

ADVANCED (Class IV+): $140 per person full day; $85 1/2 day -- minimum age 16*. If you're in good physical condition, have an aggressive attitude, and are up for a challenge, this is the trip for you! You will encounter over 30 major rapids along this 20 mile section that drops 1300 vertical feet. Rev up for the heart pounding, physically demanding continuous class IV-V whitewater of Double Knife, Hell's Corner, Terminator, and Corkscrew. Lunch is provided.

FREE WETSUIT and SHOWER USE! Group Discounts!

IDAHO SPRINGS LOCATION: 350 Whitewater Rd, Idaho Springs Colorado 80452

PHONE: 303-567-1000 or 800-353-9901 -- For Current Rates and Availability; To Book Your Vacation Adventure: mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.

* Due to changes in water flow and condition, minimum ages may vary.


THE ARKANSAS RIVER is World famous for combining spectacular scenery and action packed rapids; this is one of the most popular whitewater adventures anywhere. Season: Late-April through Labor Day Annually.

ROYAL GORGE (Class III-IV): Full Day $140; Half Day $85 -- minimum age 14*. Experience the thrill of maneuvering a raft down Sunshine Falls, through Sledge Hammer, and watch out at Wall Slammer! Excitement abounds in this spectacular canyon with a fantastic view of the world's highest suspension bridge. Lunch is provided on full day trips.

BIGHORN SHEEP CANYON: (Class II-III): Full Day $120 Adult, $110 Child; Half Day $75 Adult; $70 Child -- minimum age 7*. This slightly milder trip is ideal for younger people or first-timers. There's plenty of action as you drop into Three Rock Falls, romp through Spike Buck and ride the waves of Shark's Tooth.


CAÑON CITY LOCATION: 44650 Highway 50 W, Cañon City CO 81212

PHONE: 800-353-9901 -- For Current Rates and Availability; To Book Your Vacation Adventure: mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.

* Due to changes in water flows and conditions, minimum ages may vary.



  • Groups Welcome: Club. Corporate. Reunion. Weddings. Elopements. Youth group with adult leaders. Retreat.
  • Group Meeting Area: Outdoor area.


  • Open Dates For On-Site Activities: 5/1 to 9/4

Primarily Summer Activities

  • Whitewater Rafting Office/Pickup point: On site.

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