Trips fill quickly! Some customers check our Web pages daily and sign up for new and exciting trips immediately. Please stop in or call to inquire about availability.
READY FOR ADVENTURE?
We recommend that you read these three documents, each important to your safe participation in our trips.
- OAP RESERVATION POLICY – OAP CANCELLATION, RESCHEDULING & REFUND POLICY – OAP SPECIAL GROUP ARRANGEMENT TRIPS
- WHITEWATER RAFTING FAQs
- GUEST RESPONSIBILITY ON RAFTING TRIPS
HALF-DAY RAFTING: BIGHORN SHEEP CANYON (Class II & III Rapids) in 2023
As summer temperatures rise, snow melts in the mountains and feeds into our rivers, creating excellent rafting opportunities. Join Outdoor Recreation for another great summer full of adventurous Whitewater Rafting trips.
Bighorn Sheep Canyon offers incredible views, while navigating rapids the whole family can enjoy. A must-do trip for everyone!
Cost: $95/person, $45/person R4R. Includes round-trip transportation, equipment, lunch, & guided service.
Location: Bighorn Sheep Canyon.
Restrictions: Must be at least 8 years old and weigh 50 lbs. or more. Must be able to swim!
Sign-up / Cancellation Deadline: The Monday prior to the trip date.
- Saturday, June 3,
- Sunday, June 11,
- Saturday, June 24,
- Saturday, July 8,
- Sunday, July 9,
- Saturday, July 15,
- Saturday, July 22,
- Saturday, July 29,
- Saturday, August 5
- More dates will be added.
Time: 7 a.m. – 3 or 4 p.m. (depending on river flow) Trips meet at ODR.
FULL-DAY WHITEWATER RAFTING: ROYAL GORGE (Class IV – V Rapids) in 2023
- Sunday, June 25, 2023
- Sunday, August 6, 2023
Cost: $120/person; $80/person R4R
ACCIDENT WAIVER & RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Before you participate in any of Outdoor Recreation’s programs, you must read and sign an accident waiver and release of liability. For your convenience and to save time the day of the trip, we urge you to download the form (click here), read and sign it in advance, and bring it with you the day of the trip.
HIGH WATER REGULATIONS
During high water season (2200 – 3200 cubic feet per second/cfs), typically in June, rafters must be a minimum of 12 years old and weigh 50 lbs. or more.
In extreme high water (over 3200 cfs), the Royal Gorge is closed, and rafters must be a minimum of 16 years old and weigh 90 lbs. or more on all other sections of the river.
Call Outdoor Rec at 719-556-4867, Option #1, to check current water levels.
Note: All raft trips are subject to change due to a variety of factors including, but not limited to, water levels, safety hazards, weather and age.
Whitewater Rafting is THRILLING! A cross between riding a roller coaster and riding a bucking bronco!
Take a look at world-class whitewater down the famed Royal Gorge, featuring Class III – Class IV whitewater on our trip in June of 2019.
ROYAL GORGE RAFTING TRIP, JUNE 2019
Featuring Class III whitewater. Rock and roll!
FULL DAY RAFTING – BIGHORN SHEEP CAÑON, JULY 2019