Whitewater Rafting

Arkansas River Rafting: Mountains of Fun

Vail Rafting

Located close to Vail, Colorado, the Arkansas River is the place to go for classic, family-friendly rafting as well as intense whitewater that athletic paddlers will love. Timberline Tours offers guided rafting trips on the Browns Canyon, The Numbers, and Pine Creek/The Numbers sections of the Arkansas River. Because this river is versatile and incredibly… Read more »

The Eagle River: Exciting Early-Summer Colorado Rafting

Snowmelt Affects Vail Rafting

The Eagle River is the closest river to Vail, Colorado, and its Dowd Chute / Upper Eagle and Lower Eagle sections are usually prime for Vail rafting beginning in mid-May to late-May. Since the Eagle River is not dam fed or dam controlled, these early-summer snowmelt classics can only be rafted during a short window,… Read more »

Vail Wedding Venues: Transport & Wine Tasting at 4 Eagle Ranch

The summer season is the best time to explore the many opportunities for Vail adventure, and 4 Eagle Ranch is a great place to start. With activities ranging from four-wheeling and rodeos to horseback riding and western dancing, there are plenty of Colorado-inspired opportunities for entertainment at 4 Eagle. And with on-site luxury camping, or… Read more »

Gore Canyon Rafting: Extremely Colorado

The Gore Canyon section of the Colorado River is the most challenging commercially run section of whitewater in the state of Colorado and perhaps the most challenging section of river run commercially in the United States. Located on the Colorado River near Vail, Colorado, the Gore Canyon rafting trip is a good fit for athletic… Read more »

Rafting Shoshone: Classic Colorado Whitewater

Timberline Tours Whitewater Rafting Vail Colorado - photography by Doug Mayhew | WhiteWater-Pix.com

Located close to Vail, Colorado, the Shoshone section of the Colorado River could very well be quintessential family-friendly Colorado rafting trip. This Class III stretch of whitewater is so beloved that we give it endearing nicknames: Sho-Sho, or just Sho, for short. And since we offer Shoshone trip variations to either increase or decrease the… Read more »