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Since 1978, Echo Canyon River Expeditions has been the preferred Colorado whitewater rafting outfitter, helping new rafters and seasoned rafting enthusiasts alike to conquer the state’s wild rivers under the calm instruction of the region’s most-trusted (and most fun) guides.

Variety is the name of the game at Echo Canyon! Want a relaxing day spent floating on gorgeous, calm waters with the family? They’ve got it. How about a crashing, splashing, white water adventure filled with teamwork, laughter and pulse-pounding fun? Yup, they’ve got that, too! Echo Canyon’s goal is to make a day on the river accessible to most skill levels, while always focusing on safety. Hop on for a half-day, full-day, and multi-day rafting trips that can range from a few miles to 50 miles. Yes, you read that right, 50 miles of river rafting.

There’s more, too. Echo Canyon has a variety of Colorado outdoor packages for those of you who just can’t be satisfied with one adventure a day. Think ziplining, train rides, and crossing the Royal Gorge Bridge. Pretty cool, right?

When your day is done, you and your rafting partners can re-fuel at the 8 Mile Bar & Grill. There’s craft beer and hot, delicious meals to help you replenish your strength after fighting the river. Or, if you’re not finished exploring the region just yet, you can even stay a night or two. Echo Canyon has some seriously excellent lodging options ranging from luxury cabins to high class glamping under the stars.

No matter how you choose to get your splash on, Echo Canyon will deliver exactly what you need. They’re the experts on blending safety, excitement and fun to create unforgettable memories. If you’re seeking the recipe for a perfect vacation, crafted only in Colorado, you’ve found it here. Just add water!

Things to know

From $119 / person

Office: 8am - 6pm daily

Tours daily
Average time

3-6 hours

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Echo Canyon recommends quick dry shorts or swimsuits, a short sleeve or long sleeve synthetic shirt, and secure footwear like sports sandals or tennis shoes. Echo Canyon has you covered with complimentary wetsuits, splash jackets, and river shoes if the conditions are on the cooler side.

Best time for family rafting - Early July

Best time for adventure rafting - Early to mid June

Their river trips leave as scheduled, rain or shine. However, they reserve the right to cancel or shorten a trip due to extreme weather conditions if they feel it would be unsafe to continue.

Their 14 ft self-bailing rafts will accommodate 7-8 guests and 1 guide. At lower water levels they will usually take no more than 6 guests in a raft. If you wish to guarantee a raft with only members of your party you may purchase the additional spots in the raft.

Each guest must read, understand, initial and sign Echo Canyon’s Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability and Indemnification Agreement Form (PDF file). All minors (under age 18) must sign AS WELL AS their parents or legal guardians in order to participate in any trip we offer.


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