If you are using one of our partners for a rafting trip, please ask them about making a reservation on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

Adventure Outfitters

50905 US Hwy 50 West
Cañon City, CO 81212
800.530.8212 719.275.5344
E-mail: kathy@waorafting.com

Over 20 years of experience, we are located one mile west of Cañon City. Check out our “raft & ride” combo with the train ride included! Colorado’s premier whitewater river, the Arkansas! Family fun in Bighorn Canyon plus the incomparable Royal Gorge, considered the best whitewater rafting in Colorado.

American Adventure Expeditions

41746 Hwy 50
Cañon City, CO 81212

American Adventures has brand new adventure offerings! In addition to our amazing Colorado whitewater rafting trips, we now offer guided inflatable kayak trips which are great for low water seasons. Our Combo Adventures entail exciting rafting trip packages combined with other activities, such as ATVing, mountain biking, zipline tours and a ride on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

Arkansas River Tours

49311 US Hwy 50
Cañon City, CO 81212
E-mail: info@arkansasrivertours.com


Since 1973 we have been offering exceptional rafting adventures in the Royal Gorge region. Our River and Rail Packages combine a ½ day rafting trip in Bighorn Sheep Canyon or the Royal Gorge with a steak or chicken BBQ lunch and an afternoon train ride through the Royal Gorge. We also offer Royal Gorge Bridge and Rafting packages including the brand new Royal Gorge Zip Line spanning over 2000 feet and 1200 feet above the river!

Families with little kids weighing at least 35 pounds can enjoy our Family Float with fun Class II-III rapids for kids and adults alike with spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Real rafting in a mountain setting!

Families looking for exciting rafting can choose a full day or ½ day Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip. Adventurous rafters in good physical condition should consider the heart-pounding Class IV+ rapids of the Royal Gorge!

Trips leave daily from our Cañon City office just 10 minutes to the put-in and 5 minutes from the take-out. We have trips for just about everyone!

Choose Arkansas River Tours for the finest river experiences! Call us today to plan the highlight of your vacation.

Clear Creek Rafting Company

44650 West US HWY 50
Cañon City, CO 81212
800-353-9901 or 719-275-4500
Email: info@clearcreekrafting.com
www.clearcreekrafting.com or www.raftroyalgorge2.wpengine.com

Experience Colorado’s supreme whitewater! With a free photo CD, free wetsuit use, free splash jacket use & helmets provided on all trips, Clear Creek Rafting Company, in business since 1992, offers an exceptional value in rafting. Adventures on two great rivers with two convenient locations where there is always a river trip for everyone!

Call 800-353-9901 today to schedule your adventure and join in the fun at Clear Creek Rafting Company where the excitement comes in waves! Group rates are available and we can accommodate large groups. See you on the river!

Echo Canyon River Expeditions

45000 West Hwy 50
Cañon City, CO 81212
E-mail: info@raftecho.com

Echo Canyon River Expeditions will provide your family with an incredible rafting experience and an excellent value. We offer truly world class amenities and service. Join us for a half-day, full-day or multi-day raft trip, or choose from a number of premier packages including our Raft & Zip, Raft & ATV or the guest-favorite Raft-n-Rail® with our friends at the Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

Enjoy our 8 Mile Bar & Grill restaurant with indoor or patio seating with beautiful mountain views. Make your vacation planning easy and stay at our Echo Canyon Campground and RV Park just across the street from our restaurant and rafting office. Our campground has numerous pull-through RV sites, shaded tent sites and cabin rentals available.

Echo Canyon is located eight miles west of Cañon City and just one hour from Colorado Springs. Give us a call or visit our website so we can assist you in the planning of your Colorado rafting vacation. We look forward to hosting you!

Lost Paddle Rafting

1420 Royal Gorge Blvd.
Canon City, Colorado 81212
866-766-RAFT or 719-275-0884

Performance Tours Rafting

35 County Road 3A
Canon City, CO. 81212

Looking for adventure that’s exciting, affordable and fun! We’ve got what you’re looking for! Since 1986 Performance Tours has been offering mild to wild rafting adventures on 5 of Colorado’s most spectacular rivers. With one of the most experienced guide crews on the river, and an impeccable safety record, Performance Tours has a well known reputation for being one of the most trusted river outfitters in Colorado. Give us a call and join our award winning staff for an action packed day of adrenaline pumping whitewater adventure beneath the world’s highest suspension bridge, or a family class whitewater adventure with picturesque mountain & canyon scenery . Lots of easy, moderate and challenging trip options to choose from, as well as rafting and rail packages. Give us a call at 1-800-328-7238, or visit us online at www.performancetours.com – You’ll be glad you did

Raft Masters Rafting

2315 E. Main Street
Cañon City, CO 81212
719.275.6645 or 800.568.7238
E-mail: fun@raftmasters.com

Raft Masters has been in business under the same ownership since 1989. Few rafting companies can boast of that length of continuous dedication and service. At Raft Masters we strive to be “The BEST rafting company in Colorado” by offering quality, professional rafting experiences. Our prices are competitive and reflect the quality and experience you and your family expect, with “No hidden or last minute add-on charges.” Our number one priority is to provide you with the finest raft trip possible; our attention to your comfort, safety, and enjoyment is reflected in our guides and equipment–the best.

Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours

U.S. 50 (8 miles west of Cañon City)
Cañon City, CO 81212

Raft family-friendly Bighorn Sheep Canyon or challenge the famous Royal Gorge on half day and full day rafting adventures. Book online or call today. We can answer questions and provide recommendations about rafting trips and other activities in the Royal Gorge Region of Colorado.

Once you’ve made your rafting reservation, meet at the River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center 45 minutes prior to your trip time. Our professional staff will take care of trip logistics, provide necessary instruction and make you feel at ease.

Big rapids, grand geologic features, intriguing human history and famous engineering make the Royal Gorge one of Colorado’s best rafting trips.

Ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad which gives you a great view of the entire Royal Gorge along the Arkansas River. Experience great food and service. As well as a full service bar with a great wine list. Sit back, relax with a Royal Gorge Route Rouge beer made especially for the train.

River Runners Royal Gorge

44641 US Hwy 50
Cañon City, CO 81212
719.275.2291 or 800.723.8987
E-mail: rafting@whitewater.net
Open April- September

We have created 2 seamless, one of a kind, adventure filled packages with the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. You will have your choice of combining the Royal Gorge Route Railroad’s tour with our most popular rafting trip, the half day Royal Gorge or our region’s #1 rated Extreme Zip Line Tour. The adventure begins when you board the Royal Gorge Route Railroad (9:30 or 12:30 departure).Once aboard the train you will become immersed into the truly magnificent scenery of the Royal Gorge with the opportunity to view the world class whitewater of the Arkansas River & the chance to view local wildlife living deep within the Gorge. As your train exits the Royal Gorge you will be greeted by our staff at our private riverside landing. Our guides will then outfit your group and prepare you for your next adventure of either, white water rafting back through the Royal Gorge or, Zipping into the high flying excitement of our Extreme Zip Line Tour! Participants who choose the Extreme Zip Line Tour package will return back to your originating location via the Railroad. Rafting participants will raft back to their originating location in Cañon City. Both packages are truly seamless and shuttle free!

We now offer ATV tours at the Royal Gorge! Drive or ride along in a 2017 Polaris RZR 4 900 side-by-side on private jeep trails.

Combine a raft trip and ATV tour with the Royal Gorge Route Railroad which gives you a great view of the entire Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River.

Ava's Colorado Rafting

197 Tally Ho Ct
Dillon, CO 80435
877.RAFTING or 970.423.7031
E-mail: info@coloradorafting.net

Arkansas Valley Adventures, more commonly known as AVA, is a whitewater rafting and adventure tour company with locations through the Colorado Rocky Mountains. We specialize in creating unforgettable outdoor experiences in Colorado.  In addition to world-class whitewater rafting on eight different rivers across Colorado, we also provide zip line tours at two locations, rock climbing, fly fishing, horseback riding, train rides, hot air balloon rides, hiking, cabins and camping.

Beyond The Destination

Owner – Terence O’Hare
E-Mail: info@beyondthedestination.com
Office: 970-565-7187
Cell: 970-553-9212