How to choose a rafting trip

How to Choose A Trip

How to choose a rafting trip

River rafting offers a wilderness experience as well as the adventure of a lifetime. A river rafting trip can be enjoyed by the whole family, couples or solo travelers. There are a lot of things to look at when choosing the perfect river rafting journey.

Here are some things you should consider when choosing a trip: the length of time you have, the intensity of whitewater you want to experience, and the time of year that is best for you.

Length of trip

Majestic Canyons

Labyrinth Canyon

Fisher Towers

Westwater Canyon

Gates of Lodore

Yampa River

Cataract Canyon 

1–2 days

  

X

X

  

X

3–4 days

   

X

X

X

X

5–6 days

X

X

   

X

X

7–10 days

      

X

Whitewater

Majestic Canyons

Labyrinth Canyon

Fisher Towers

Westwater Canyon

Gates of Lodore

Yampa River

Cataract Canyon

No rapids trip

 

X

     

Mild

  

X

    

Fun

X

      

Excitings

   

X

X

X

X

VERY Exciting

     

X

X

In May and June

Trip Options

Majestic Canyons

Labyrinth Canyon

Fisher Towers

Westwater Canyon

Gates of Lodore

Yampa River

Cataract Canyon

Luxury River Trips

X

     

X

Family Rafting Trips

X

 

X

    

Typically Less Families

 

X

     

Custom Trips Available

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Best Time To Go

June

September

July

2 Day: June
3 Day: July

June

May

June

Paddleboats

   

X

X

X

 

Inflatable kayaks

X

 

X

    

Motorized J-rigs

      

X

Touring kayak

 

X

     

Typically small trip numbers

 

X

X

    

Active

 

X

  

X

X