Raft Trips in Ridgway, Colorado
Full day to Multi day River Trip Adventure - Kayak or Raft Gunnison River (D-E NCA) Enjoy a guided full day to overnight to multi day river trip, kayaking/raft, through the impressive sandstone walls of Dominguez Canyon. Soak up the surroundings from your raft and/or command your own kayak, while support rafts carry all the amenities for a day on the river. Single person and tandem kayaks are available for this adventure, ideal for novice kayakers. Named for the Spanish Jesuits that first explored the area in 1777, Dominguez and Escalante Canyons are rich in history, wildlife, and scenery. The class II Gunnison River gently carves its way through Dominguez canyon creating a wilderness feeling. Cottonwood stands along the river provide nesting habitat for herons and songbirds, while deer, desert bighorn sheep, and large game can be seen along the banks. Native American rock-art, and spectacular desert flora and fauna can be found on numerous side-hikes making for a rich experience on the edge of canyon country... ½ Day - Rafting - Uncompahgre River Experience this untamed section of continuous rapids (II-III) on the Uncompahgre River! Near Ouray this 10 mile stretch is the perfect choice for those looking for a fun paddle boat run and incredible scenery! Exclusive private access to the narrows section of the Uncompahgre River provides a unique and remote experience for paddlers. We are often the only outfitter on this uncrowded section, providing paddlers with a rare opportunity to get off the beaten path with some true rafting Ouray style. Our put-in is located just 2 miles below Ridgway State Park, and 10 minutes from the RIGS shop, keeping travel time to a minimum... 3 Day – Float Fishing – Gunnison River (Gunnison Gorge NCA “Wilderness”) Join us for the ideal way to see the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Gorge - from the inside! A true wilderness experience, this 14 mile river section combines wildlife and scenery with class II-III+ whitewater through one of the most spectacular canyons in Colorado. On the Standard trip, we combine two clients and a guide per boat and divide the gear up accordingly as there is no dedicated gear boat. The client group size is limited to 8 persons per launch (6 on the Deluxe format). The "Gold Medal Waters" of the Gunnison Gorge are famous for its world-class Rainbow and Brown trout fishing. This fishery commands serious respect as there are 8700 catchable fish per mile and over 200 fish per mile over 18 inches, add 425 lbs per sample acre and you have something special. World Renowned for the "Stone Fly Hatch", the Gorge also plays host to many other fine insect hatches making for a true bug factory...
- Captain is optional.
- You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
- 6 guests
- Boards & Paddles
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.