Ride the Rivers

A wild ride down the Arkansas River will be the highlight of your vacation! Mountain River Lodge is located just one-hour from two premium whitewater rafting entry points along the famous Arkansas River.  With so many outfitters in either town, it’s easy to jump on board an extreme whitewater rafting trip or a calm family float. Ride through the Royal Gorge, Big Horn Sheep Canyon, or the world-famous class III-IV Browns Canyon. Choose from one day or multi-day trips on the water!  Please feel free to reach out to the experts below.

Best Whitewater River Rafting Near Lake George, Colorado

The Arkansas River is the best whitewater rafting river in Colorado and within short driving distance from our Lodge.  The river drops 5,000 feet in its first 125 miles from headwaters in the Colorado Rockies near the Continental Divide. Rafting sections flow through Buena Vista and down to the planes near Canon City.  Both towns have a variety of whitewater outfitters from which to choose.

Each outfitter has trips to accommodate almost any adventuresome spirit. Here is a list of just some of the whitewater outfitters running trips down the river.

Canon City, Colorado – (58 minutes south on County Rd 11)

Buena Vista, Colorado – (52 minutes West on Hwy US-24)

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