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River Runners - Day Trips

24070 County Road 301, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9717
+1 719-395-2466
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Great Day with the Family

We went white water rafting 8/23/17 We booked a half day river trip for the family at 10 AM... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Maryland Line, Maryland
Could have been good

Our guide seemed upset by our eleven-year old who could not paddle in time with the rest. Come On... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Andover, Kansas
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River Runners is located at the put in for Browns Canyon National Monument. Enjoy the convenience of having no shuttle to the river. Walk from your car to your raft. Choose from beginner, intermediate and advanced whitewater on half-day, full-day and overnight rafting trips.
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24070 County Road 301, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9717
+1 719-395-2466

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We went white water rafting 8/23/17 We booked a half day river trip for the family at 10 AM. Our guide was great, but can't remember her name. She kept us all in the boat and knew what she was doing. This was an easy...More

Thank BentleyParker
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Our guide seemed upset by our eleven-year old who could not paddle in time with the rest. Come On! He is only eleven. We purchased this for family fun, not paddling drills. Other boats we witnessed had people who also did not all paddle together....More

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ColoradoRiverRunners, Manager at River Runners - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry to hear about your experience. This is not the service we expect from our guides. We would be interested to learn more details in order to address the situation with the appropriate guide. You are welcome to contact us at 800.723.8987 or...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have never been river rafting, so we were not sure what to expect. The team at River Runners was fantastic. They provided the equipments we needed, including neoprene booties, gave us detailed instructions up front and made sure everyone understood safety...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Jaylee was our guide for the full day Brown's Canyon raft. Since we went in late August, the rapids weren't huge (mostly just class III) but that was fine with me. After taking a couple of nasty spills on other rivers, I'm kind of over...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on the Arkansas River thanks to the River Runners Company. Our guide Matt M is an asset to this company. He was very knowledgable and skilled. He gave very clear instructions and very friendly. The river's views were amazing. I'm...More

Thank Utrocket71
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Terrific time today with River Runners. They outfitted us easily, gave us great instruction, and had first class equipment with very easy access to the Arkansas River. Eric was our guide and was fantastic. Professional, engaging and fun. Great ride through the rapids. Very reasonable...More

Thank mctommy6659
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Do this if in the area. We had the best time. The water was cold and was running fairly fast. What a rush. Our two teens loved rafting and had a blast. We would recommend this, or any of the available trip they have, to...More

Thank bbarrs
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We did the 1/2-day (2 hour) Brown's Canyon raft trip last week with River Runners. We both had a fantastic time!! That stretch of river is so scenic and beautiful. The views along every stretch of the river were gorgeous!! The rapids were fun and...More

Thank Pura_Vida_Miami
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We booked the "Happy Hour" white water rafting excursion for our extended family. There were 5 of us ages 12 to 67. Our raft adventure guide was Kelsey and she was super friendly, competent and knowledgeable. We put in the Arkansas River in Buena Vista...More

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

River runners took care of our party of 5 on the 2 day overnight trip. Our guide Lynn made sure we had the right gear, understood the safety rules, and made the 30 miles on the river great. Spencer and Mike the gear crew did...More

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6 February 2015|
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners | Property representative |
River Runners at Browns Canyon is about 2 hours (114 miles) southwest of Golden, CO via Hwy 285 South.