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Arkansas River Tours

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49311 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9748
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Intermediate Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip
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Whitewater rafting and guided float fishing on the Arkansas River near the Royal Gorge, Canon City, Cotopaxi, Salida and Colorado Springs.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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49311 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9748
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We had an amazing guide, who took us on an interesting and challenging river trip. I can't wait to go back. This is a first class operation, that I'd recommend to anyone traveling to the area.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

I would highly recommend ART for your guided fishing trip. They accommodated our group of 4 on 2 boats with ease. They gave us plenty of time to fish, we never felt rushed, and the guides were knowledgeable and helpful. Lunch was included and was...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our guide was great at navigating the river and keeping us informed as to what was coming up and what we could expect out of all the rapids. Had a great time.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fun and safe trip! I learned so much about paddle technique from our guide. Always a pleasure to meet good river people.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

A great experience all-around. On time and friendly. Ask for the E-Man - a great guide! May try earlier in the season for higher water/better rapids.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Our guide was Julie and she rocked! We had a great day on the all day paddle. Would definitely do it again!

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We (me and 2 friends) did the half day Royal Gorge rafting trip on September 2, 2017. Everybody at Arkansas River Tours was really chill from the moment we arrived. They have a nice little shop with restrooms, a changing tent, and an area to...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Kyle our guide was fantastic. Super experienced and friendly. We spotted big horn sheep in the distance and Kyle gave us lots of info on the landscape and geography. We will go back.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Austin took us through some breathtaking river views and helped us learn rafting. It was all so fun even in the higher rapids.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

So fun! We had an amazing time and E-man was professional and a fantastic guide! I would definitely use ART again.

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Gail M
5 April 2016|
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Response from Bob H | Property representative |
We do not offer a 7 day trip. Call us and we can give you the information you are requesting for the 2 to 3 day trips we run on the Arkansas River and the Gunnison Gorge. 800 321 4352 Bob Hamel, Arkansas River Tours.
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