Lower Eagle River

While whitewater rafting the Lower Eagle River, you’ll enjoy the Vail area’s best early season Class III trip. Beautiful, family-friendly, great Colorado wildlife sightings, and scenic, the Lower Eagle River runs close to Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado so you’ll be able to enjoy whitewater rafting close to your lodging and still have time for other activities. This splashy Vail whitewater rafting trip is appropriate for people who are looking for a whitewater rafting adventure at a moderate activity level.

Telephone: 970.476.1414



Class III (Moderate intensity, family-friendly)


AM and PM: $110 adults, $95 kids 12 and under.
+ 12% land use fee

Approximate Pick-Up and Drop-Off Time:

AM: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (4½ hours)

PM: 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (4½ hours)


May through late June

Put In:

BLM site in Wolcott, CO

Take Out:

Eagle, CO

Minimum Age and Weight:

The minimum age for this trip is 8 years old and at least 50 pounds.
Note: these age and weight minimums can vary depending on water level. Please call our offices to discuss age requirements closer to your trip date.


Required rafting gear included.

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Rafting History: Vail
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