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Colorado River near Moab, Utah

Colorado River Rafting

High in the pristine Rocky Mountain wilderness of Colorado, the mighty Colorado River begins. After winding its way across Colorado, the river enters some of the most spectacular river rafting destinations in the world, including Moab, Utah and the Grand Canyon through Arizona. These unparalleled destinations include famous Westwater Canyon, Southwest Sampler, Cataract Canyon through Canyonlands National Park, Grand Canyon 6 or 7 Day Vacation, and Grand Canyon 3 Day River Trip or Grand Canyon 4 Day rafting tours.

Rafting the Colorado River provides some of the most exhilarating river vacations in the world. Endless in scenic wonder and majesty, any trip along this river will be the adventure of a lifetime. See our list of Colorado River rafting vacations below for additional details.

Colorado River Trip Details

Request your complimentary expedition guide for any rafting trip on the Colorado River. Choose from Grand Canyon, Westwater Canyon, Cataract Canyon or our Moab, Utah Sampler Package. These comprehensive guides include all the details for each Colorado River trip, including river maps, daily itineraries, camping and weather information and more.

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The Colorado River

The Colorado River is world-renown for its legendary whitewater rapids; some of the largest whitewater in North America froths deep within the canyons of Utah and Arizona. These gargantuan and spectacularly clad canyons and landscapes through which the Colorado River plunges are no less famous. Imagine this: rafting the Colorado River all the way through (if that were possible) would take you past 5 National Parks, and a combination of 6 National Monuments, Conservation & Recreation Areas and State Parks. Can you think of any other river that can do all that?

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Rafting Trips on the Colorado River

Colorado River Rafting: 4 Day Cataract Canyon »

Cataract Canyon Dead Horse Point

Bolstered by the Green, the Colorado River carves a deep, 100-mile-long chasm through the heart of Canyonlands National Park. Experience soul-stirring scenery and some 28 rapids on one of the Colorado's steepest stretches, rivaling the big whitewater of the Grand Canyon.

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Colorado River Rafting: 2 Day Cataract Express »

Cataract Canyon Express Whitewater

Experience the legendary Colorado River whitewater of Cataract Canyon on this incredible 2 day journey through the heart of Canyonlands National Park. In just 2 days, you can experience the entire canyon and world famous rapids.

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Colorado River Rafting: 4 Day Moab, Utah Sampler »

Southwest Vacation Package Kokopelli 1

Stay 2 nights at the luxurious Gonzo Inn. Raft the Colorado River for 2 days. Sample all-inclusive camping on the banks of the Colorado River. Explore Arches National Park on a guided hike and scenic tour. Discover Moab's breathtaking backcountry on an unforgettable Hummer Safari - all included in one package price!

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Colorado River Rafting: Grand Canyon 3 Day River Trip »

Grand Canyon Lower Pinkhat

Experience 3 days rafting the Colorado River through majestic Grand Canyon. More moderate but exciting white water on this stretch of the Colorado River makes this trip a perfect introduction to rafting and camping without sacrificing any of the grandeur.

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Colorado River Rafting: Grand Canyon 4 Day Ranch/River Tour »

Grand Canyon Ranch Horseback

Combine your 3-day vacation through Grand Canyon with one day and night at a working cattle ranch perched high on the rim of the Grand Canyon. Not only will you raft the grandest canyon in the world, but you'll also enjoy horseback riding, Western entertainment and much more.

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Colorado River Rafting: Grand Canyon 6 or 7 Day Vacation »

Grand Canyon Upper Havasu Firstfalls

On this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, experience astounding views of hidden waterfalls, ancient Indian ruins, lush hanging gardens, and magnificent overlooks. Raft the best whitewater on the Colorado River and savor calm moments on the river to reflect and renew. Camp in luxury under a star-filled sky and dine on delicious dutch-oven gourmet. All of this combines to give you what is arguably the best vacation in the world.

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