Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking
The spring thaw in Breckenridge means play time for water enthusiasts. Wether you are looking to kayak your way through gorgeous scenery, float with the family or sail the day away Breckenridge has the adventure trips to suit your every desire and adrenaline level!
Breckenridge is conviently located between many of Colorado's best rafting areas including the Arkansas, Colorado, and Eagle Rivers. This makes it so you can pick the exact type of whitewater rafting trip you and your family would like to experience. Experience fun smoother rapids (class I-II), or bigger faster rapids (class III-IV) or even the big heart pounders (class IV-V). Rafting season begins mid June and goes till early September, but is dependent upon water levels.
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Types of Trips:
- Relaxing Float For Beginners:
Trips for beginners involve trips on class II and III rapids. You can choose half or full day trips to locations like Granite Gorge, Brown's Canyon, Ruby Ripple on the Arkansas and sections of the Colorado River like Gore Canyon. These scenic trips are an excellent alternative for those wanting relaxing flatwater, small scale rapids, and beautiful scenery.
- Pure Excitement For Intermediates:
These half or full day trips are for those you like some excitement! Experience fast big rapids on sections of the Arkansas like Brown's Canyon, Wild Horse Canyon or Bighorn, head to the Colorado's big rapids in Shoshone or the upper waters. Or spend the day traversing the technical stretch of Clear Creek Canyon.
- Heart Pounding Adrenaline for Advanced to Expert:
Trips like these are not for the faint of heart and really do require previous experience. The Arkansas is known for it's huge rapids and experience them in half or full day trips to areas like the Numbers, known for it's 8 huge drops of rapids, the Gauntlet and Royal Gorge.
All Rafting companies have experienced guides with state issued liscenses, training and river permits. Each company provides the essential equipment and gear and have wet suits to rent or complimentary use. To customize your perfect day on the river with the best pricing, contact our concierge (800) 455-7334.
Kayaking in Summit County will be one of the more gorgeous floats you will ever experience and Breckenridge and the surrounding areas have it all!
Kayak in Whitewater
Take a trip with experienced guides down some of Colorado's finest whitewater. See the location in White Water Rafting for an idea of where you can go and the ability levels.
Kayak The Park
Breckenridge has one of Colorado's largest kayaking park. Located east of the Recreation Center on the Blue River and flows May through August. This 1800 foot park is the longest and includes 15 water features like splash rocks, drop structures, eddie pools, play waves, and s-curves. Riding down the kayak park is absolutely free of charge (although you might have to pay for kayak rental).
Kayak Lake Dillon
If huge white water isn't your favorite then head to Lake Dillon in Frisco. It is one of the largest lakes in the county and is popular with fisherman, sailors, and boaters. Enjoy the north part of the lake with islands and calm water.
Contact our Conceirge by email or call 800-455-7334 to plan your Breckenridge Water Adventure!
River Rafting trips provided by the following companies and more
- Performance Tours
- River Runners
- Arkansas Valley Adventures Rafting (AVA)