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Arkansas Valley Adventures - Day Trips

431 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9626
+1 800-370-0581
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World-class rafting trips on Clear Creek from beginner to advanced. Only 30 minutes from Denver! Come see our spectacular new 4,000 square-foot Outpost, offering the best in amenities. Free wetsuits and jackets, trips discounts available daily on our website. Trips on Clear Creek are close to Denver, Boulder, Winter Park and Summit County.
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431 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9626
+1 800-370-0581
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our group of rafters were ages 7-78. I was so impressed that our guide Nate was able to quickly put at ease our reluctant 7 year old. Nate's Instructions were always very clear with no ambiguity. He made sure that all rafters were comfortable and...More

Thank nactraveler
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time zip lining with our guides Luke and Emily. We had a large group and they kept our group of 12 together. The oldest in our group was 74 years old and our youngest was 7 years old. They were...More

Thank Elisha P
Reviewed yesterday

Sunshine and Tony were our guides on the zip line and they were 100% on safety and fun! They gave us great pointers and kept it fun and exciting! On the rafting we were with Erik and he did a great job entertaining us and...More

Thank tweeta943
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my 70 year old mother (who has limited mobility) and my 13 year old daughter (to whom everything is boring and uncool). Our guide, Mike, was super energetic, professional and funny. He took special care of Grandma through the rapids while making the...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 2 days ago

My 13 yr old son and I had a great time on the Via Ferratta. This is a cross between a ropes and a mountaineering course. There guides were very professional and clearly enjoyed sharing this adventure with our group. The outfitter limits the number...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the Clear Creek Gold Rush tour. It was a great beginners trip which is exactly what we were looking for. We had our 7 year old daughter with us and she LOVED it!! Charlie was a great guide and made the trip every...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did a level 2 rapid in Kremmling earlier in the week and my kids (9 and 6) loved it so much they used their own money to do this trip! It didn't disappoint! Our guide Sam couldn't have been more fun! He was also...More

Thank elizabeth c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thanks Samwise for an awesome ride!! You made it great!! Very knowledgeable and made the trip great!!

Thank Sheri C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We researched several companies before booking. In the end, we felt AVA offered the best information, including wetsuits and splash jackets in price and based on TripAdvisor reviews. Wise decision! Lucas was a great guide. We did 1/2 day Class IV, great for our teenagers...More

Thank tjtucci
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time white water rafting and what a time we had! We chose the 1/3 day beginners trip and had a blast. Chuck was fantastic as our guide pointing out history as well as "driving" the raft. We would do this trip again.

Thank mnchef
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