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Address: 309 9th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3605
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+1 970-947-0030
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The ONLY company that the owners actually guide the trips. Operated by...

The ONLY company that the owners actually guide the trips. Operated by husband and wife, Ryan and Molly Moyer, you'll love our unique small trips. Find us at the Sunlight Ski and Bike Shop this summer for Half day and Full day trips. "Mild" Family trips to Daring "Extreme" trips, we cover all your river adventures. Daily River Rentals available as well!

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Family float trip with grand kids.

We wanted a float trip to take with our 3 and 5 year old grand kids and Ryan and Molly set up a custom float down the Roaring Fork. the trip was perfect for everyone. We all had a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2016
chrislatkiewicz
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Carbondale, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I was really hoping this was going to be the highlight of our Glenwood Springs trip. I stopped by the store to inquire about the rentals and the owner provided us with some info. We said we would be back once we figured out our plans. We went back by later in the day and he was gone. A guy... More 

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1 Thank lbritto
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Girls. I remember talking with you. I am sorry you got the wrong information from the employee at the store. All our rentals are first come first serve, and shuttles can be arranged at anytime from the store for an additional cost. I got your message and relayed it to the store employees that day. They were prepared to... More 

Carbondale, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We wanted a float trip to take with our 3 and 5 year old grand kids and Ryan and Molly set up a custom float down the Roaring Fork. the trip was perfect for everyone. We all had a great time. Ryan was our guide and everything was well organized. We are already looking forward to another trip next year!!!... More 

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Thank chrislatkiewicz
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

It was a pleasure, Chris! We got some great photos of you and your family during that trip. I wouldn't be surprised if we use them for models in future advertisements. Looking forward next years trip! More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had been to Glenwood Springs a couple of times before and had rafted down the Colorado River. We wanted to try something different and asked for the Roaring Fork. It was late in the season so it wasn't "roaring" but still we had a most delightful time. Quite scenic and Ryan was great in all respects. We are already... More 

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Thank L H
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

The Roaring Fork River has the best options for rafting variety in Glenwood Springs. Like you say even when its not "roaring" in late summer low water, the whitewater experience is delightful! Thank for your nice words. I hope see you on the water again soon. More 

Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I chose this company because of positive reviews and the fact that I like to patronize small family businesses whenever possible. When I emailed requesting a beginner trip, Molly suggested the intermediate Roaring Fork trip because of the age of our kids (15 and 13). I was a little nervous when we first took off, but it ended up being... More 

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Thank Joann B
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

I am so glad you found us Joann, and that you trusted our recommendations. Many customers are a little nervous like you were, and for good reason. That is why we believe it is important for us as owners to be involved in the daily on river operations. Safety, and making everyone feel that safety, is always our number one... More 

Oak Grove, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My fiancé, 9-year old daughter and I made a reservation to go white water rafting with Up the Creek. Ryan showed us a great time, rafting down Roaring Forks. As we enjoyed the beautiful scenery and the easy rapids, Ryan shared lots of information about the Glenwood Springs area. He taught us to navigate the waters and kept us safe... More 

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RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Making family memories is the best reward from our trips we could ever be offered. I hope you left with a little piece of river rafting in your soul. It will keep you on the hunt for rivers to run around the world. Supplying you with an endless flow of grand memories! More 

Roswell, Georgia
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We chose the easy White Water Rafting trip since we had our 6 year old and 8 year old grand kids with us. It was their first rafting adventure and they loved it. Up the Creek was very sensitive to our kids and now my grandson is ready for the big time next time around.

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Thank Bonnie W
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Bonnie. Having options from mild to wild, on several different river sections, is what makes us different. I'm glad you found us, your grand kids can continue their rafting adventures with us for years to come. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We had a wonderful time! 2 teens and 2 adults, 3 of which that never been on any rafting trip before, I wanted a nice easy 'cruisey' float for what was to come later in our trip, Ryan was just down to Earth and very knowledgable and skillful of our needs, YES! I will be trying these guys again in... More 

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1 Thank Steven M
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Steve your review is greatly appreciated. Nothing wrong with a nice easy 'cruisey' float! Being the smallest company available gives us the option to customize any trip to your needs. Plan your trip in advance with a group any size and we can specialize in exactly what you want. More 

Littleton, Colorado
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We booked with Up the Creek through the Glenwood Springs home page. So glad that we chose them. Ryan was great and my wife and I and 7 and 9 year old sons had a blast! We will always Raft with Up the Creek when in Glenwood Springs or Aspen. Highly recommend!

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RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review with recommendation. We have lots of trip options available to your family when you return to the area. More 

Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our family age 5 - 74 loved our rafting trip on the Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers. Two squealing little girls up front hooted and hollered when they were totally covered in spray hitting a rapid. Then Poppa took their place when they were cold and wet and they moved back and paddled with Grammie. We were all totally loving... More 

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Thank marjones3
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Your two squealing little girls were just adorable. We did get some excellent photos. We are now offering photos on every trip! I am adding a good paddling song to my repertoire for next time. I try my best to make each trip special for everyone. I'm glad you felt that! More 

Sioux City, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We took 12 boys 14 to 18 years old and 5 adults on a overnight trip I would say it was more of a float trip then a whitewater trip there was some rapids but most of it was fairly calm the guide did say earlier in the year is better. We got in late around 2pm which added a... More 

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Thank sammoos
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Overnight trips are the most overlooked option in Glenwood Springs. Sam we were lucky to meet your group of 17, and we greatly appreciate your comments. The boys did a great job keeping the trip low impact throughout the wilderness section of the Upper Colorado River. Steep cliffs in the canyon, along with hot springs, and dinosaur tracks help make... More 

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