The adventure of a whitewater rafting trip through the Arkansas River's Upper Bighorn Sheep Canyon is a great family whitewater vacation. This whitewater rafting getway has been specfically tailored for families with young children. This fun family vacation is also a perfect way for parents, grandparents and their grandkids to share an adventure travel experience together.
Continuously moving water occasionally punctuated by mild rapids characterizes the action in this picturesque section of the river. This section of the Arkansas River is located just downstream of the town of Salida, Colorado.
- Trip Duration: 1.00 days
- Destination: United States
- Region: Colorado
- Price Range:
$51 - $250 per person
Families, Friends, First-Timers, Mature, Independent, Veterans
- Minimum Age: 6
- Activity Option:
Inflatable Kayak, Fishing, Birdwatching
Most of our guests prefer the more difficult Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River, but this milder getaway provides a vacation adventure for families with children 5 to 7 years old. Colorado Highway 50 parallels the river here, giving comfort to those wanting to stay close to civilization.
We are happy to provide between meal snacks and toys to keep young children entertained for hours.
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