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Winter Park Rafting

Whitewater Rafting in Winter ParkWhile Winter Park may be known as the Mountain Biking Capital, the area also serves as a great spot for all other adventure activities, such as white water rafting. You may think you’re isolated and your choices are limited when staying in the mountains, so far from roaring rivers, but that could not be further from the truth. Winter Park serves as perfect a central location for rafting some of the most popular and well known rivers in Colorado.

The closest river to Winter Park is Clear Creek. Running through Idaho Springs, the Clear Creek River has rafting for all ability levels. If you are looking for a family friendly rafting trip, or some extreme roaring rapids, Clear Creek has got it. Located just 45 minutes away from Winter Park, you can easily make your way to Idaho Springs for either a full day of fun on the water or just a half, making it a perfect day trip.

Located a little under an hour west of Winter Park is Kremmling, Colorado. Starting right in Kremmling, the Colorado River is a very unique river, for it is home to some of the mellowest white water in the state, as well as some of the most intense rapids in the country! The mellow waters of the Upper Colorado will provide splashy fun for all. On the other hand, Gore Canyon will be sure to give even the most experienced adrenaline junkies a scare when plunging through giant holes and massive waves. So if you’re looking for a wealth of scenic beauty, as well as a great adventure, the state-named river is the way to go.

Offering incredible scenery of the Gore Range, as well as rugged ranchland, the Blue River is a great option when looking for some family fun on the water. The Blue River offers a fun whitewater excursion perfect for families, first-timers and those looking for a shorter adventure. Additionally, the Blue River is known for world class fishing. So if looking for a rafting trip with excellent views and awesome fishing the Blue River is the place to be. 

Winter Park whitewater rafting offers plenty of variety no matter what kind of river experience you seek.
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