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Tackle fun, splashy and swift rapids on this exciting full day section of the Arkansas River near Cañon City, Colorado – close to Colorado Springs and Denver. This trip is suitable for all skill levels, kids ages 6+ and is available from late-May to mid-August. This white water adventure is a great choice for families with younger kids that want a fun-filled day of adventure.
Adults: $114 Youth: $109
Experience energetic and enjoyable whitewater on a full day of family-friendly rafting on Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Mellow water is accented by exciting rapids during this trip, creating a wonderful full day adventure suitable for outgoing young families and timid first-timers.
Rugged Colorado scenery surrounds the Arkansas River and you wind your way downstream. Take in the astounding beauty of the area and spot one of the many Colorado Bighorn Sheep and other wildlife that call this canyon home. If you are short on time, consider the Bighorn Sheep Half Day trip, or wander further upstream and tackle the more challenging, but still family friendly Browns Canyon Full Day.
Each Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip booked by Wilderness Aware is run by our partner, Echo Canyon River Expeditions. Echo Canyon runs a quality operation with highly-trained and skilled guides.
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.
USGS waterflow reporting for the Arkansas River. Blue line is last seven days and yellow triangles are historical medians. Measured at Parkdale Colorado