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inn to inn – arkansas river 

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browns canyon – numbers – royal gorge

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family dinner float

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One of the best times of my life!

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explore the arkansas

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America’s most popular white water rafting river

browns canyon

challenging yet forgiving

The Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River is the most popular whitewater section in the U.S., because it is challenging enough for experienced rafters, yet forgiving enough for first-timers.

numbers

technical and steep

The Numbers section of the Arkansas River is steep and rocky, making it very technical and challenging. This section of Arkansas River whitewater is for those looking for an action-packed, highly challenging adventure

royal gorge

big and powerful

The Royal Gorge is one of the most spectacular stretches of the Arkansas River, known not only for its sheer, steep canyon walls, but also for its big, powerful, technical rapids.

narrows

beautiful and secluded

The Narrows offers non-stop exciting whitewater through a beautifully secluded section of the Arkansas River. Large cottonwood trees line the river, where the stunning 14,000 peaks of the Collegiate Peaks dominate the horizon.

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  • 5 star ratingExcellent guided rafting experience The guides on this tour were absolutely amazing. Not only were they personable, they also made sure safety was on the top of their priority.... read more

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    marielombardo
    9/18/2019

    5 star ratingGreat rafting trip! We had a lovely rafting trip with this very experienced rafting company. I was very hesitant and scared to go into the raft but our... read more

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    Livingbarefoot
    9/18/2019

    5 star ratingMy son loved this. My son did this trip with his Overland group and thought it was a lot of fun. They have a very professional staff.

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    JBB94
    9/18/2019
  • 5 star ratingGreat Trip with Guided Tour Really great guide (forgot his name but kid that left West Point for the better life). He obliged me in my old man jokes with... read more

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    TimmyJC
    9/17/2019

    5 star ratingThe best rafting company in the Arkansas River Valley We have a vacation home close by and have used Wilderness Aware each time for raft trips with our guests - 6-8 times this summer.... read more

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    lauradix
    9/17/2019

    5 star ratingWhite water rafting browns Canyon We had an amazing time on the Arkansas River with Wilderness Rafting. They had a great balance between having fun and staying safe. We felt... read more

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    Rebecca P
    9/16/2019
  • 5 star ratingA beautiful half-day trip to make new friends and reconnect with old ones This section of the Arkansas River is stunning and a lot of fun. There were several nerve-wracking rapids, but our Guide, Jesse, did a great... read more

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    Addison G
    9/15/2019

    5 star ratingLana Rocks We did the half-day Browns Canyon on the tail end of a weeklong driving trip. Turned out to be one of the worst Sundays of... read more

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    JKTraveler11
    9/14/2019

    5 star ratingHalf day rafting ... terriffic! terrific! Staff was friendly and informative. Felt comfortable and safe for a 1st timer. Went with my young adult children and had best time. I... read more

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    Kjswater
    9/12/2019
  • 5 star ratingGreat white water adventure. My daughter and I had a great time on our first time rafting with Jesse. Very safety and environmentally conscious but also a great time... read more

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    Rick8882019
    9/11/2019

    5 star ratingWorry Not I was concerned because it has been a very long time since I've been on the water, the water was fairly high, weather unpredictable, and... read more

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    SitkaWI
    9/11/2019

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