Beginner / Colorado Family Rafting Trips

Beginner / Family Rafting

Bring the whole family out, our Colorado family rafting trips are great for all ages and ability levels from 4 to 94!  The family that plays together stays together.

We have a variety of Colorado family rafting trips here at Browns Canyon Rafting.  Our Family Float trip on the Arkansas River is design with the youngsters in mind. It is a scenic Colorado family float out of our Buena Vista office with breath taking scenery and fun mellow water. There are waves and small class II rapids on this scenic Colorado family rafting trip. Minimum recommended age is 4 and 30 pounds.

Our favorite Colorado family rafting trips are our Browns Canyon full or half day trips. We like this section so much that we named the company after it. This trip can be beginner to intermediate, depending on water levels, with fun class III rapids and majestic views. Browns Canyon was just recently appointed a National Monument. Come on this Colorado family rafting trip and you will soon learn why our country wants to preserve this beautiful land forever. Minimum recommended age 7 and 50 pounds.

If you are looking to stay closer to Denver our Clear Creek Beginner trip is a great Colorado family rafting trip and introduction to whitewater rafting. You will float through historic Idaho Springs where the gold rush began and maneuver fun class III rapids on this continuous beginner trip. This trip is approximately 1-2 hours long depending on water levels and is appropriate for ages 6 and up, minimum 50 pounds.

Private rafts on any of our trips are available, please call for pricing or to reserve your private raft today!

Browns Canyon Rafting Trips, Colorado Rafting

Half Day Browns Canyon National Monument Rafting Trips

Browns Canyon is the most popular white water rafting destination in the country! This section is perfect for all ages and ability levels. Bring the whole family for a half day of exciting class II-III+ rapids, surrounded by unforgettable mountain views.

Browns Canyon Full Day

Full Day Browns Canyon National Monument

Spend the day with us rafting the number one whitewater destination in the country! Our full day trip is recommended for all ages and ability levels. This class II-III+ Colorado whitewater adventure includes a riverside lunch, as well as remarkable views of Browns Canyon National Monument.

Arkansas River Rafting, Colorado Family Rafting

Family Float Half Day

This trip offers something for everyone, ages 4 to 94! Bring the kids to Buena Vista and let them see the wonders of life on the Arkansas river. Water fights and quick dips in the river are a refreshing reprieve from the Colorado sun. You can paddle along with your guide or just relax on this Class I-II section as we row you down the river.

Clear Creek Rafting, Clear Creek Colorado Rafting

Clear Creek Beginner 1/3 Day

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!

Rafting Arkansas River, Colorado Rafting

Team Extreme Half Day

Looking to step up your rafting game? There’s room for up to 3 plus a guide on our Team Extreme rafts. Our 10 ft long mini rafts make every trip a little more exciting. Offered from our Buena Vista location only. Choose between Browns Canyon or the Numbers on this extreme adventure! JOIN TEAM EXTREME!!

Team Extreme Full Day

Looking to step up your rafting game? There’s room for up to 3 plus a guide on our Team Extreme rafts. Our 10 ft long mini rafts make every trip a little more exciting. Offered from our Buena Vista location only. Choose between Browns Canyon or the Numbers on this extreme adventure! JOIN TEAM EXTREME!!

Half Day Inflatable Kayaking

Inflatable kayak trips are a fun, exciting and memorable experience. Perfect for individuals, families and groups of all ability levels. You will be master of your own craft. Our experienced and certified guides will accompany and instruct you down the river in a personal setting. We offer beginner to advanced inflatable kayaking trips tailored to your groups ability level.

Full Day Inflatable Kayaking

Try something new, kayak the Arkansas River. Great for all ages & ability levels! We customize each trip to your groups ability level. Your guide will show you the ropes of this fun and exciting sport!

Arkansas River Rafting Trips, Rafting Arkansas River

Browns Canyon 2-Day Overnight Trip

Take the time to get away with your family and friends for a Browns Canyon overnight rafting trip! With this all ages adventure, we invite you to spend 2 days and 1 night rafting, camping, hiking, fishing, and experiencing the Arkansas river as you make your way through Browns Canyon National Monument and 28 miles of Class III+ whitewater.

Browns Canyon 3-Day Overnight Trip

Perfect for the whole family, no matter your age or experience level! Join us for an all inclusive overnight rafting trip in Buena Vista. Enjoy 3 days and 2 nights of rafting, hiking, world class fishing, camping and creating lasting memories as we offer you the chance to tour the Browns Canyon National Monument from the river.