The Upper Colorado River is the best whitewater rafting trip in the Vail, Colorado area for families with young children, older adults, and for anyone who wants to raft a fun, easy stretch of river. Plus, the Upper Colorado River delivers beautiful scenery. While rafting through mild rapids, you’ll enjoy wildlife sightings and learn more from your guides about the area’s history
, flora, and fauna. In the spring, when sunny weather tends to melt the incredible snowfall that Vail, Colorado receives each winter, the Upper Colorado River provides a great introduction to whitewater rafting.
Reservations: BOOK NOW
Class II (Scenic, splashy float)
$88 kids 12 and under,
$49 kids 6 & under
+ 8% land use fee
Approximate Trip Time:
4½ hours door to door
May to September
Rancho Del Rio
Required rafting gear included.
What to Wear
Rafting History: Vail
*Private trips can often be customized by speaking with our group coordinator.