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State Bridge, Colorado: Rafting and Adventure on the Upper Colorado River

Upper Colorado River Rafting

When you go rafting with Timberline Tours on the Upper Colorado River, you’ll pass through the community of State Bridge, Colorado, a place that has an adventurous past and lives on as a marker for those who love the river lifestyle. Perched on the banks of the Colorado River, State Bridge has a small convenience… Read more »

Granite, Colorado: Timberline’s Arkansas River Rafting Hub

granite colorado

Granite, Colorado, is the Timberline Tours adventure hub for Vail rafting on the Arkansas River, or The Ark, which includes some of the most exciting sections of whitewater in the state—and beyond. Since Granite is located about an hour and a half away from Vail, visitors to the Timberline Tours Granite boathouse can expect an… Read more »

Upper Colorado River and Rancho Del Rio Rafting

dinosaur whitewater rafting trip

If you’re going on an Upper Colorado River rafting trip with Timberline Tours, you’ll get the chance to experience Rancho Del Rio, Colorado. This bustling river community is perched on the banks of the Colorado River, near enough to Vail and its surrounding towns to be a Vail rafting destination. During the summer season, Rancho… Read more »

Whitewater Rafting Hazards and Safety

Vail Rafting

It’s important to know about common whitewater rafting hazards so that you can take precautions to avoid them whether you’re on a commercially guided Vail rafting trip or whether you’re rafting recreationally with friends. At Timberline Tours, the safety of our guests is top propriety, and our rafting guides have the experience, training, and local… Read more »

Rafting and Vail River and Creek Health

Brush Creek in Fulford Colorado

Vail river and creek health matters to everyone in our community—and especially to those who love Vail rafting. The health of our waterways is important to consider alongside opportunities for river recreation because it’s connected to the health of much more: our community’s water quality and supply, wildlife, plants, and beyond. Rafting safety is a… Read more »