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Mountain Whitewater Descents

1329 N US Highway 287, Fort Collins, CO 80524-1080
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great rafting on low river

Donny MacLaughlin and the rest of the guides treated our group of 30 as one big family! The river... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Sherrie C
we love this company

We were married here in 2013 and then brought our employees in 2017. We will be returning yearly... read more

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Reviewed 8 August 2017
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Whitewater rafting on Colorado's only Wild & Scenic river. We are here to give your group an amazing experience from start to finish. Enjoy a beer in the Paddler's Pub while watching videos from your trip. Play some volleyball while listening to the free live music after the trip.
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“the river” (281 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1329 N US Highway 287, Fort Collins, CO 80524-1080

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Donny MacLaughlin and the rest of the guides treated our group of 30 as one big family! The river was low and they guided us with care and expertise - truly a wonderful experience - used our own previous rafting experiences to compliment each other....More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were married here in 2013 and then brought our employees in 2017. We will be returning yearly from now on with our team!! They had a blast and the guides were fantastic!!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had a great time. Our guide Ben was awesome! Very knowledgeable and made our raft trip great. We will definitely be planning another trip during higher water next summer.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was my families FAVORITE thing we did on vacation. A year before we went on another rafting trip, but this was a far better experience. We will return again and again on future vacations. The staff is EXCEPTIONAL!!! You won't be disappointed with any...More

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Brad-Modesitt, Owner at Mountain Whitewater Descents, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for the feedback. We have a great team here. FYI Nate was our "Guide of the Year!"

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was a family trip, the crew was well trained and organized, Andy and Nat were our guides, they made our rafting experience.. fun, exciting, and most importantly safe!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I have rafted all over the US and this is one of the best companies I have ever used! Nate was a great guide! He was very knowledgeable of the area and helped us find a campsite for later that day. Make sure to hang...More

Thank Sean G
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a great experience rafting with Mountain Whitewater.We did the 1/2 day Plunge trip and were glad that they offered to upgrade to it from the shorter Splash as we had a blast. We originally weren't sure how long we'd want to raft or...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had an excellent poudre trip with guide Melissa. She is amazing! She was a very experienced confident guide down the river. She kept us safe and always having a fun time. All of the staff was helpful and fun. Would definitely love to come...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

While visiting Fort Collins, Mountain Whitewater was suggested to us by a family friend. My brother, sister, and I had never been rafting (my grandpa had at a different location) and we all had a great time. Our guide, Jack, made this an exciting experience...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

My wife and I have been rafting across the US several times, but it was our 10 and 8 year-old kids' first time, as well as my parents' first time. MWD did a great job of taking us through exciting 3s and 4s, but never...More

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libertybelle62
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Response from Brad-Modesitt | Property representative |
1/2 day splash is $58, 1/2 day plunge $73 and full day $115 check out our website for more
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25 July 2016|
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Response from Brad-Modesitt | Property representative |
We do not. We try to provide a great service at a great price to all
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Response from NativeNommer | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you mean what is the meaning of rapid levels or if you mean what are the current levels. Forgive me if my answer seems condescending because of that uncertainty. As the water levels in the river increase as snow... More
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