Activity Description

Browns Canyon National Monument, on the world- famous Arkansas River, is the most popular whitewater rafting destination in North America. Your adventure begins beneath the magnificent Collegiate Peaks and continues through Browns Canyon, a recently-designated National Monument. Roaring rapids such as Pinball, Zoomflume, Big Drop, Staircase, Devil's Punchbowl, and the infamous Seidel's Suckhole make this whitewater stretch one not to be missed. Rafting at Browns Canyon promises everything you're looking for in a rafting adventure: Plenty of moderate level whitewater and exciting class 3+ rapids, as well as picturesque 14,000' peaks & stunning natural scenery. This adventure is perfect for all experience levels, from first timers to seasoned rafters. Riverside lunch included.

FAQ for the Browns Canyon Full Day

What can I expect on this trip?

The Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River offers class III+ whitewater amidst spectacular mountain and desert scenery, and is the most popular raft trip in the country.

Can I bring my child on this trip?

Browns Canyon is a very family friendly Colorado rafting trip. Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and at least 50 pounds. Exceptions are made when the water levels subside. We may also adjust upward during above average flow rates.

How difficult is this trip?

Browns Canyon is class III+ whitewater, often described as moderate, exciting, and great for first-timers or families!

How long are we on the river?

Though this depends on time of year and flows, guest can expect to be on the river for about 4 hours on the full day trip.

What's for lunch?

On FULL DAY trips only, a delicious buffet style lunch is provided along with a beverage. You may bring non-alcoholic canned beverages if desired. Usually our lunch consists of a buffet style sandwich spread with meats, cheeses, various veggies, chips, fruits and more. Lunch is enjoyed on our office patio or riverside. We are happy to accommodate allergy and food restrictions, please give our office a call.

When and where do we meet?

Full Day Browns Canyon trips meet at 9:30 a.m. in Buena Vista. Once you have arrived at the office that your trip departs from, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices. 

Phone Number: 8003287238
Average Time: 4 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Location - Buena Vista, Arkansas River


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation 8 or more days before trip
0% Refund
Cancellations 4-7 days before trip
50% Refund
Cancellations within 3 days
100% Refund


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