Clear Creek Rafting Trips in Colorado – Denver Rafting

Colorado’s Clear Creek provides the closest Denver white water rafting experience available! Located just 40 minutes west of Denver, running through the heart of the historic mining town of Idaho Springs, this whitewater destination town has a little something for everyone! Browns Canyon Rafting offers beginner, intermediate and advanced whitewater adventures with various time options each and everyday.

If you are trying to stay close to Denver these are your best rafting options, if you have more flexibility we recommend coming to the Arkansas River (about 2 hours from Denver, 1.5 from Colorado Springs) for one of Colorado’s iconic river trips. Check out all of our trip options here or give us a call at (719) 275-2890 with any questions.

Denver White Water Rafting Trips


Clear Creek Rafting – Intermediate Trip

Perfect for thrill seekers and adventurous first time paddlers, you will enjoy continuous Class III-IV whitewater rapids as you pass through historical Idaho Springs, where Colorado’s gold rush began. Some rapids you will experience are Nomad, Phoenix, and Outer-limits. This is a fun fast paced trip with plenty of excitement for you!


Clear Creek Rafting – Beginner Trip

A great Colorado Rocky Mountain whitewater experience for the whole family! Float through historic Idaho Springs passing old gold mines and the town water wheel. Enjoy these mild and splashy class II-III rapids, and take in the history surrounding you. Great for children and first time rafters!


Clear Creek Rafting – Advanced Trip

Experienced paddlers and thrill seekers, this one's for you! Meet us at our Idaho Springs location only 30 minutes from Denver for a wild ride. Be prepared to paddle hard through the continuous, and challenging class IV-V whitewater on this Denver Rafting trip. Let our expert guides show you some of Colorado's best whitewater.