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Browns Canyon Rafting

Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Browns Canyon Rafting is your trusted, locally owned and operated Colorado Rafting Outfitter and Outdoor Adventure Company. At our Buena Vista Rafting headquarters, we provide guided Arkansas River Rafting and Clear Creek Rafting trips. In addition...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Buena Vista, CO 81211-9602
+1 719-275-2890
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Being “older”, I was really nervous about this that I would fall out of boat if it flipped! Although they warn you it could happen, Breanne was absolutely amazing at giving rowing instructions to make sure we stayed in the boat and had a great...More

Thank EastTxLady
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We had Browns Canyon Rafting 2 Days trip. My 7 and 8 years old were happiest kids on Earth. Everything was beautiful. Nice guide and cook, excellent service, VERY good food.

Thank Alinaro353
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day out on the river today! While the water is definitely low, our guide Moose made the most of it and we all had a really fun time. He is a fun chill guy

Thank celestedgardner
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Great company and we had such a blast even it being late it the season. We highly recommend MOOSE as your guide!! Extremely friendly and very funny dad jokes. We never felt pressured to be the best and he was a phenomenal coach. We will...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We just got back from our vacation. We rafted the lower Arkansas. The bad news was that water levels were very low so the lower trip was all that was available. Our guides had no control over that, and obviously more water would have been...More

Thank Thad L
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We had an awesome experience with Jeremy in Brown's Canyon! He was super patient with our six year old and his seemingly endless supply of questions about the river and surroundings. My son got a bit hangry during the trip and after we got back...More

Thank Jess L
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We had a wonderful day rafting on the Arkansas River with Browns Canyon Rafting. We were a group of adults and children ranging in age from 6-12. Our guides were Monica and Jeremy. They were outstanding, teaching us good rafting techniques and giving us information...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Had a great first-time experience rafting with Ryan! Totally personable, full of local knowledge without being boring and knew how to make all us "newbies" feel safe, relaxed and pleasantly psyched to try this out. No water where we stayed so took the 2 hour...More

Thank josephkI287CX
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Our family had an awesome time on our whitewater excursion with Browns Canyon Whitewater Rafting half day trip. The staff at Browns Canyon rafting were very accommodating and friendly in getting us ready to go quickly and on our way to the water for our...More

Thank rga125
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We stayed in Beaver Creek and drove 1.5 hours to Browns Canyon. The drive was stunning and the rafting was a blast. Our guide, Andrea, was fantastic! Definitely worth the trip!

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Patricia V
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
Yes They have changing rooms.
July 1, 2018|
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Response from 66lwg | Reviewed this property |
There is an Aiirport in BV , but I would imagine it has limited service. Colorado Springs would be the closest airport.
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Byron B | Property representative |
Hi, we recommend synthetic over cotton clothes. Basically shorts and a t shirt have been perfect lately. It has been hot and the water has been refreshing. If you are worried about being cold you can always bring an extra... More