Directions to Meeting Point for Royal Gorge Rafting Trips

Our Royal Gorge Full Day trip meets at Echo Canyon River Expeditions. Echo Canyon is located 9 miles west of Cañon City and 25 miles east of Cotopaxi on the north side of Hwy 50. There are signs along the highway indicating where to turn.

Parking, changing and restroom facilities are available at Echo Canyon.

Physical Address: 45000 West U.S. Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212

GPS Coords: 38.496963, -105.322516

Royal Gorge Full Day trips meet at this location. See the Packing List for details on what to bring, policies and other important pre-trip information.

Colorado Rafting River Guide:

Colorado Rafting River Guide
Check out our detailed information about the rivers you can raft across Colorado.

What Our Guests Say:

This was my first rafting experience and you guys made it awesome! Thank you so much!
Jamie L.
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.
Very professional yet very informal approach—not an easy combination to sustain—nice team—office included.
Mark W.
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.
Sarah was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and very fun! Best trip ever, even the low water! We will be back again!
Barbara L.
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.
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.
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.
The entire staff from reservations to first contact to trip guide was friendly and helpful. Our Scouts had an outstanding time!
Ken T.
We started rafting with you in 1988. This is our fourth trip. Will be back.
Jim L.
From the enthusiastic greetings when we arrived at the office this am, all service was top notch.
John D.
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.
Family friend always said Wilderness Aware Rafting was the best. I totally agree!
Angie D.
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.
I loved my experience at WA and will definitely be back with more people.
Cory D.
Thanks for the great time on the river. You do a super job of taking care of your crews.
Jan P.
This was the highlight of our trip to Colorado!
Beth G.
It was the best first experience in rafting. Ben was awesome!! Five stars!
Kirby S.
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.
Very pleasant and enjoyable experience. Rafted four other times and this was the best.
Linda H.
Matt was the most enthusiastic and exciting guide I have ever had… and I have done this a lot.
Carl M.
This trip surpassed all of my expectations.
Amy B.
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.
Best time I’ve had on the river in the past 15 years!!!! Will return soon!!!
Dylan S.
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.
Good job, as usual. Our 5th or 6th trip with WA. Big fans of WA.
Tim S.
Sarah, our guide, was the consummate professional.
Becky M.
We had an awesome time. I would definitely recommend your company!
Leona H.
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.
Been rafting six times around the country. Best trip and guide so far.
James H.
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.
One of the best times of my life!
Dylnn 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.
We feel we have found new friends in Wilderness Aware and plan on spending time in the future with you.
Susie S.
Appreciate your professional and fun staff! Will definitely return next year!
Dana Q.
I would like to commend your staff on their great teamwork and enthusiasm. This was the highlight of our trip to Arizona.
Michele E.
The trip, your people, your facility never get old.
Fred P.
I want to raft again and again and well you get the point…again.
Levi V.
When I made our reservation I knew we were going to have a fantastic time. Everything that happened today exceeded my expectations.
Mark E.
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.

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