Expert raft guides not only know every rapid, hole and hot spring on the waterways, their stories make excellent entertainment for visitors rafting. Glenwood Springs’ commercial rafting outfitters have decades of experience delivering whitewater excitement to people of all ages and abilities.
Many guests try Colorado rafting for the first time in Glenwood Springs and come back year after year for more whitewater action. Companies offer a variety of excursions typically half-day or full-day trips but look for other options that include doing certain thrilling rapids multiple times, rafting in combination with other Glenwood Springs attractions like Glenwood Hot Springs and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park or rafting with activities like horseback riding or cycling.
Mild to wild, a rafting trip in Glenwood Springs will no doubt be a memorable one. Trip highlights often include navigating rapids with names like Upper Superstition and Tombstone. Further downriver, when water levels permit, guides like to stop at hot springs that bubble up at various points along the Colorado River. There are also plenty of places to dive in, swim or get in a splash clash with other rafters.
Reservations for rafting are highly recommended.