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Colorado and Utah Raft Trips
Our 34th Year!

Used Stand Up Paddleboard Sale!
Stand Up Paddle Boards
When: Saturday, September 20th 10:00am to 4pm. One day only!
Where: Alpine Base and Edge, 2709 Spruce St., Boulder: click for map.
For more details, see our annoucements page.
New and Used SUPs and gear all on sale at clearance prices!
You can see some of our board prices on our website at: Stand Up Paddleboards on Sale.


Rocky Mountain Raft Trips

multiday raft trips

* The best raft trips at the best price!
* Half day quick trips to multiday adventures!
* Family trips to wild whitewater!
* Raft trips are the most economical vacation!

The Boulder Outdoor Center has over 34 years of experience running raft trips!
The Boulder Outdoor Center is your connection for raft trips all over Colorado, Northern New Mexico and Utah. We will help you compare trips and offer you the best price with online reservations!

Find yourself on a fantastic raft trip
How to find the right raft trip
Find raft trips by location using our River Map
Raft trips by trip length
Raft trips by river difficulty
Raft trips by price
Search for trips by date range or trip name

How to navigate to a raft trip
We have divided Colorado in half, using the Rockies as the line through the state and all rivers that flow east of the Rockies will be listed in Eastern Colorado and rivers that flow West of the Rocky Mountains are listed under Western Colorado Trips.
Please see our navigation on the left and mouse over Raft Trips and then a fly out box will open, mouse over the area you wish to go rafting and links to our raft trips will be listed.

To register for a trip
Please find the trip that works for you. On each of our raft trip pages you will find 2 brown boxes, the first with prices and the second box is where you can reserve your spot(s) for the best raft trip at the best price.

Life is short, you deserve some fun, join one of our raft trips!

Find a raft trip by river difficulty
Raft trips are rated by the difficulty of the white water. River ratings can change with river flows, and can be subjective. We have done our best compare and rate each of the rivers for you. If you are not familiar with the Rapid Rating Scale, please use our link to see a description of the rating system.

Class I-II Raft Trips: (Easy, great family trips)
Clear Creek River Rafting
Lower Animas River Rafting
Poudre River Rafting
San Juan River Rafting
San Miguel River Rafting

Class III Raft Trips: (Intermediate difficulty)
Big Horn Sheep Canyon Arkansas River Rafting
Browns Canyon Arkansas River Rafting
Colorado River Glenwood Canyon Rafting
Desolation Canyon Green River Rafting
Dolores River Rafting
Lodore Canyon Green River
Upper Colorado River Rafting
Yampa River Rafting

Class IV Raft Trips: (Challenging, exciting and for the adventurous soul)
Black Canyon Gunnison River Rafting
Browns Canyon Arkansas River Rafting
Cataract Canyon Colorado River Rafting
Clear Creek River Rafting
Dolores River Rafting
Poudre River Rafting
Royal Gorge Arkansas River Rafting
West Water of the Colorado River

Class V Raft Trips: (Extreme physical and mental challenge, experienced only)
Pine Creek of the Arkansas River Rafting
Upper Animas River Rafting