One Day Rafting Trips

Whitewater Rafting and Inflatable Kayaking in Colorado and Utah Rivers

EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF WESTERN COLORADO’S LEGENDARY RIVERS!

Enjoy 1 1/2 hour to three-day adventures down the Dolores, Gunnison and Colorado rivers. Paddle your own inflatable kayak or let your Rimrock Adventures guide row you downriver. Our guides are experienced, knowledgeable, trained in first aid and give 100% effort to ensure an enjoyable trip.

Everyone knows that river runners don’t go hungry! From breakfast and dinner to hors d’oeuvres and dessert, our hearty river meals are one of the many things you will remember long after your vacation has ended.

Give us a call at 970-858-9555 and we’ll be happy to discuss the many options available to ensure just the right trip for you.

Important information for rafting trips:

  • Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your reservation
  • Wear bathing suits and shoes you don’t mind getting wet and that won’t fall off
  • Towels and clothing changes can be left in the vehicle
  • Snacks and beverages are allowed
  • Sunscreen and bug spray are encouraged
  • Don't forget your camera!
Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado

1.5 Hour River Float: Colorado River Experience

$30/ADULT AND $20/CHILD

Call for availability!

Sit back and enjoy a peaceful and relaxing float down the beautiful Colorado River while our guide does all the work. With several wildlife opportunities and knowledgeable guides, you can’t get much better for a short float down the river. Add a 1-man inflatable kayak to your trip for $25.

*Subject to availability, minimum of four people to book trip


Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado
Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado

2 Hour River Float: Sunset Float

$40/ADULT AND $30/CHILD

The launching time for the Sunset Float varies throughout summer to ensure the best part of the sunset is enjoyed while floating on the water. You will put in from our private boat ramp and chase the sunset all the way down to Loma. Once you have launched, sit back and relax as your boatman guides you through the calm waters of the Colorado River. A perfectly adventurous experience to share with someone you love.


3 Hour River Float: Blue Heron Run

$45/ADULT AND $35/CHILD

Call for availability!

A small piece of quiet desert paradise waits on this half day float between Grand Junction and Fruita. While the trip is mostly flat water with a few small ripples, there are a few opportunities to cool off and swim in the river. Bald eagles, deer, great blue herons and other wildlife frequently make appearances while on the float. Experienced guides know the best places to spot bald eagle nests and small bypaths that take guests off the main section of the Colorado River. Add a 1-man inflatable kayak to your trip for $25

*Subject to availability, minimum of four people to book trip


Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado
Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado
Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado

Full Day River Float: Ruby/Horsethief Canyons

$100/ADULT AND $70/CHILD

The Ruby and Horsethief Canyons of the Colorado River are only accessible by trail or river, and taking a raft is a great way to experience 25 miles of beauty. We start early at 8 a.m. down the Colorado River and, after a few miles of open terrain, begin traveling between towering red sandstone canyons. While the guide prepares lunch at one of several camping spots in the canyons, guests can relax on beaches and enjoy a delicious lunch by the river. If time permits, guides will take guests to some easy trails off the river where pictographs from the Fremont Indian culture can be viewed. After your relaxing float down the Colorado river we will pick you up and bring you back to our office between 4-5 p.m.

*Subject to availability, minimum of 4 people to book trip


Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado
Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado
Rimrock Adventures in Fruita Colorado

Full Day White Water Rafting: Westwater Canyon

$170/PERSON

Available on May 4, 6, 17, 25, and 31, June 4, 12, and 14, July 9 and 29, August 30, and September 13, 18, 19, and 21.

This 17 mile, full-day trip through eastern Utah combines the serenity of the upper canyon with the heart-thumping Class III and IV rapids in the lower canyon. Our journey begins at 8 a.m. at Rimrock where we depart to the put-in at Westwater. The beginning portion of the river is calm water surrounded by scenic canyon walls and contains historic sites such as the Miners Cabin which sheltered outlaws, rivermen, miners and prospectors. Just before entering the rapids section we stop for a deli-style lunch and if time permits, we will take a short hike. After lunch, we will experience a series of 11 rapids including Little D, Staircase, Big Hummer, Funnel Falls, Skull and Sock-It-To-Me. We will take out at Cisco and return guests to their vehicles at Rimrock between 4:30-5:30 p.m.

*Subject to availability, minimum of four people to book trip


Half-Day Saddles and Paddles

$60/ADULT AND $45/CHILD

A package deal that gives guests a taste of the outdoor adventures that Western Colorado offers. Start off with a 1-hour ride on horseback through the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area with desert views and wildlife. Follow your ride with a relaxing 1.5 hour float down the majestic Colorado River.


Full Day Saddles and Paddles

$130/ADULT AND $90/CHILD

A full day of fun that begins with a 3-hour horseback ride that takes you into Devils Canyon and the pristine Black Ridge Wilderness Area encompassing the McInnis National Conservation Area as well. After your ride, enjoy a picnic lunch before setting off on the Colorado River. Let us do the work while you relax on the 3-hour float trip that offers opportunities to see bald eagle nests, great blue herons and more.


Rapid Classifications

Easy

Small waves, clear passages

Medium

Clear passages, irregular waves

Difficult

Numerous waves, rocks, eddies and narrow passages

Very Difficult

Powerful waves, numerous rocks, difficult passages, precise maneuvering required

Extremely Difficult

Long and violent rapids in quick succession, violent currents, steep gradients

Unrunnable

Not attempted by commercial outfitters