vail rafting

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

Timberline Tours Vail Wedding Venues

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

Timberline Tours Gore Canyon Rafting

Note: We’re not currently offering Gore Canyon whitewater rafting, but our other premier whitewater rafting trips and backcountry jeep tours are ON!  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… 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 »

River Gifts: How to Give the Gift of Vail Rafting

Upper Colorado River Rafting

Even though the summer months are the prime time for Vail rafting, it’s possible to give the gift of Colorado adventure all year long by booking trips in advance or by purchasing gift certificates online through the Timberline Tours website. Our for Vail rafting trips are perfect for birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, family reunions, bachelor… Read more »