Why Raft Colorado?
No matter where the river takes them, in the end the world’s top whitewater rafters always come back to raft Colorado rivers. Because a Colorado whitewater rafting trip is an experience like no other; one trip you’ll relive again and again. Whitewater rafting in Colorado is some of the most exciting and varied anywhere; the diverse terrain and multiple climate regions create an amazing array of rafting opportunities, from white-knuckle whitewater rafting action to calming and serene float trips. But no matter which trip you choose, your Colorado whitewater rafting experience is one you’ll never forget.
Natural Geography Makes For Great Colorado Whitewater Rafting
From high atop the Continental Divide, rivers flow out of Colorado in all directions, providing an abundant watershed, fantastic natural landscape and unique opportunities for Colorado whitewater rafting.
Surrounded by 13,000- to 14,000-foot peaks, the Arkansas River flows westward east and southward from the Collegiate Peaks. Not only is the Arkansas River the most popular Colorado whitewater rafting destination, it’s also the most popular rafting river in the world, with over 400,000 visitors in 2007. Clear Creek, which flows east from the Continental Divide, is nestled in an historic mining valley, providing a totally different whitewater rafting adventure. Colorado whitewater rafting in these areas provides visitors with a wilderness experience that stays with you forever.
When Is The Best Time To Raft Colorado?
At Raft Masters, we conduct Colorado whitewater rafting trips from March through October. Water levels fluctuate throughout this period, so depending on what type of experience you’re looking for, you should schedule accordingly.
Do you want the biggest waves and wettest rides? Then late May through June is your best rafting times, when water levels are at their peak. Temperatures at this time are temperate, but can be unpredictable, which is part of what makes Colorado whitewater rafting so much fun. But don’t worry; we provide all the necessary rafting gear at no extra cost.
July and August are usually warm and dry, and the whitewater has leveled off quite a bit. Colorado whitewater rafting trips during this time are particularly interesting due to the technical challenge of rafting lower flows, which increases the difficulty of navigating the rapids.
July is also the busiest month of the Colorado whitewater rafting season. Weekdays are generally less busy than weekends, but we NEVER charge an additional fee for weekend whitewater rafting trips. That’s just one more reason Raft Masters should be the only name you think of when you think of Colorado whitewater rafting.
Whitewater Rafting In Your Own Backyard!
Colorado whitewater rafting is recognized as some of the world’s best rafting. Guests from around the globe come to our great state to experience the unmatched thrill of Colorado whitewater rafting; over 400,000 visited in 2007 alone.
Ironically, the majority of people who experience Colorado whitewater rafting aren’t from Colorado. Perhaps this is because, as often happens when you live someplace so beautiful, we tend to take it for granted. As Colorado residents, however, we have an unbelievable opportunity to see some of the most unique places on Earth by floating or rafting the amazing Colorado whitewater that is practically right outside our back door. Rafting in Colorado with Raft Masters is an opportunity to experience the best that Colorado whitewater rafting has to offer, one you should take advantage of again and again and again.
Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Colorado, or a lifelong resident, it’s time to get out – to the heart of it all – and experience firsthand the excitement and one-of-a-kind thrills of Colorado whitewater rafting.
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