Late Season Rafting at Its Best

The Perks of Rafting at the End of Summer


The Perks of Late Season Rafting

Some of you might think the rafting season is winding down by August. But in reality, there are a lot of great perks that come when rafting late in the season. 

The whitewater might be less intense, but there are still a lot of exciting sections to raft. You’ll encounter fewer people on the river, and without the fast water, access to some of the best swimming pools becomes available. Need more reasons? We’ve got ‘em. 


More Time on the River
Lower water levels mean you’ll float at a gentler pace and thus spend more time reaching your final destination. 

You’ll Still Get Some Rapids
Despite lower water levels, the gradient and slopes of the river don’t change, so you can still expect large drops.

Family-Friendly All Month Long
Lower water means fewer big and scary waves! This is the perfect time for families to float the river without the added stress of the high water season.

Slightly Cooler Temps
With the heat of July behind you, you can raft without being at the mercy of the sun. Still, bring your sunscreen and your hats!

Larger Beaches
In the late season, the water levels begin to drop, causing the sandbars and beaches to get larger. 

Active Wildlife
Toward the end of the summer, the wildlife is out and about more often, making many species easier to spot. Keep your eyes peeled for Colorado’s Bighorn Sheep!


Raft Browns Canyon

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VIP Dinner Trip

Explore the river and eat in style!


The Royal Gorge Rocks

Low flows make for new adventures

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