Yampa River White Water Rafting Description:
The second-largest watershed in the state of Colorado, the Yampa is a majestic, free-flowing river steeped in history. From its start near Steamboat Springs, it winds its way through farmlands and small canyons before making its way toward the Green River through the unparalleled and stunning grandeur of Dinosaur National Monument.
• Difficulty: Class II-IV (What does this mean?)
• Season: May – July
White Water Rafting Trips on the Yampa River:
4 & 5 Day (Yampa Canyon/Dinosaur)
Adventure Bound River Expeditions
Yampa River Rafting Sections:
Steamboat to Craig
Hit the Steamboat Springs Whitewater Park at the start of this section before floating mellow waters through wide valleys, meadows, farms and ranches.
Little Yampa & Juniper Canyons
Beautiful and isolated Little Yampa Canyon provides a relaxing and peaceful multi-day float while Juniper Canyon moves a bit faster and offers up a playful wave train due to a diversion dam.
Maybell to Cross Mountain
Quiet and mellow with great opportunities to see wildlife and relaxing on a flat-water section of river.
Cross Mountain Gorge
Short and action-packed, Cross Mountain Gorge offers amazing and highly challenging rapids through a sharp walled canyon.
Yampa Canyon through Dinosaur National Monument
Slow and winding section of river set in an awe-inspiring high walled canyon chalk full of stunning scenery, wildlife and splendid feelings of isolation.