North Platte River Map Northgate Canyon

Northgate Canyon, Colorado / Wyoming – Whitewater Rafting!

Flowing through the Northgate Wilderness Area, the North Platte is one of Colorado’s best-kept secrets. This white water gem combines un-tracked wilderness with an abundance of Colorado’s finest rapids to deliver an outstanding early season adventure. Click on an outlined section to see details including rapid names. Printer friendly souvenir-quality low-resolution or high-resolution versions of this map are great to bring along when visiting us.

North Platte River Map

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What Our Guests Say:

We had an awesome time! All staff we dealt with were very personable and helpful. I can’t imagine anything you could do to improve!
Rusty B.
Matt was the most enthusiastic and exciting guide I have ever had… and I have done this a lot.
Carl M.
I love the staff!! Very entertaining and welcoming. This was a great rafting experience. I want to come back tomorrow and do it again!
Bailey W.
I would like to commend your staff on their great teamwork and enthusiasm. This was the highlight of our trip to Arizona.
Michele E.
Sarah, our guide, was the consummate professional.
Becky M.
Family friend always said Wilderness Aware Rafting was the best. I totally agree!
Angie D.
This trip surpassed all of my expectations.
Amy B.
You are great to work with and your guides are fun to be around and well trained. Each experience I’ve had with you (3) has been excellent.
Dawn R.
Your staff and guides were so helpful and so much fun. My kids ranked that half-day trip as the highlight of our month long trip!
Patty G.
I have rafted with other companies before but I found your company and Mike, our guide, to be outstanding! I will be back!
Joe M.
Been rafting six times around the country. Best trip and guide so far.
James H.
From the enthusiastic greetings when we arrived at the office this am, all service was top notch.
John D.
We feel we have found new friends in Wilderness Aware and plan on spending time in the future with you.
Susie S.
This was my first rafting experience and you guys made it awesome! Thank you so much!
Jamie L.
When I made our reservation I knew we were going to have a fantastic time. Everything that happened today exceeded my expectations.
Mark E.
Thanks for the great time on the river. You do a super job of taking care of your crews.
Jan P.
We have rafted round the world and this is by far the best—best trained guides, best safety, best food, best fun. Thanks.
Jane H.
Best time I’ve had on the river in the past 15 years!!!! Will return soon!!!
Dylan S.
It was the best first experience in rafting. Ben was awesome!! Five stars!
Kirby S.
Appreciate your professional and fun staff! Will definitely return next year!
Dana Q.
We had an awesome time. I would definitely recommend your company!
Leona H.
We started rafting with you in 1988. This is our fourth trip. Will be back.
Jim L.
Pete was great. Extremely friendly and he took great care of us and really put our group first. Our trip was relaxing and fun!
Erin L.
I started rafting at WA in 1999 and have always had a good time. I highly recommend WA to anyone who wants to raft.
Marty E.
The entire staff from reservations to first contact to trip guide was friendly and helpful. Our Scouts had an outstanding time!
Ken T.
Very professional yet very informal approach—not an easy combination to sustain—nice team—office included.
Mark W.
Frenchie was the best guide I’ve ever had! This is a great company and I will definitely be telling friends about it!
Jamin R.
Your internet advertising was great. People who answered the phone very helpful and the guides top notch. Seems like your manager has done a wonderful job. I see why you are a successful company.
Phil G.
I want to raft again and again and well you get the point…again.
Levi V.
Sarah was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and very fun! Best trip ever, even the low water! We will be back again!
Barbara L.
I loved my experience at WA and will definitely be back with more people.
Cory D.
This was the highlight of our trip to Colorado!
Beth G.
We booked our trip cold off the internet and found from the very beginning a very friendly and courteous staff that helped out and answered all our questions.
Carolyn W.
One of the best times of my life!
Dylnn R.
We’ve been with a lot of different rafting companies over the years and we have never used the same company twice but everyone on the trip agreed that your company is the best!
Lisa P.
Very pleasant and enjoyable experience. Rafted four other times and this was the best.
Linda H.
Good job, as usual. Our 5th or 6th trip with WA. Big fans of WA.
Tim S.
The trip, your people, your facility never get old.
Fred P.
This company is quality. Six years ago I did the same trip with Jack, Ian, and Kelly and the quality is as good today.
Chris G.
I work in safety – wish I could get all our regional safety folks to present their safety meetings with the same enthusiasm and professionalism.
Karla S.

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