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  •  Cheap thrills while Arkansas River Rafting

    Cheap thrills while Arkansas River Rafting

  •  Famous family friendly rafting on the Arkansas River

    Famous family friendly rafting on the Arkansas River

  •  Getting ready for Arkansas River rafting on the Bighorn Canyon

    Getting ready for Arkansas River rafting on the Bighorn Canyon

  •  Our luxury riverside yurt rentals on the bank of the Arkanasas River.

    Our luxury riverside yurt rentals on the bank of the Arkanasas River.

OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS

Wilderness Adventures demand preparation & knowledge for success!

OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS

All of our instructors are accredited and work in the fields we teach. This means our instructors have been trained and have real-life expertise in First Aid, CPR, AED, Wilderness Medicine, and Swiftwater Rescue. Our instructors understand that every situation is different and that quality preparation is the key to any successful rescue. Our instructors know that training, experience, and skill will all come together in teaching our variety of classes.

Matt McDonough

• WEMT
• River Guide/Snowmobile Guide
• Ski Patrol


Matt brings his knowledge of working on rivers and in the backcountry, coupled with working in a clinical environment to every course he instructs. Matt holds certifications as a Wilderness EMT, Swiftwater Rescue Technician, Outdoor Emergency Care, and Level II Avalanche Safety.

In the summertime, Matt works as a river guide in Colorado and manages a team of 50 employees. During the offseason, Matt also spends time on rivers in the Philippines, teaching white water rescue classes. In the winter, you will find him snowmobiling or volunteering his time with Breckenridge Ski Patrol.

Wilderness Adventures demand preparation & knowledge for success!

OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS

All of our instructors are accredited and work in the fields we teach. This means our instructors have been trained and have real-life expertise in First Aid, CPR, AED, Wilderness Medicine, and Swiftwater Rescue. Our instructors understand that every situation is different and that quality preparation is the key to any successful rescue. Our instructors know that training, experience, and skill will all come together in teaching our variety of classes.

Quinn Zilliox

• WEMT
• River Guide/Snowmobile Guide
• Ski Patrol


Matt brings his knowledge of working on rivers and in the backcountry, coupled with working in a clinical environment to every course he instructs. Matt holds certifications as a Wilderness EMT, Swiftwater Rescue Technician, Outdoor Emergency Care, and Level II Avalanche Safety.

In the summertime, Matt works as a river guide in Colorado and manages a team of 50 employees. During the offseason, Matt also spends time on rivers in the Philippines, teaching white water rescue classes. In the winter, you will find him snowmobiling or volunteering his time with Breckenridge Ski Patrol.
  •  Fun on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon

    Fun on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon

  •  All Ages Arkansas RIver Rafting trips

    All Ages Arkansas RIver Rafting trips

  •  A boat load of fun in the Royal Gorge

    A boat load of fun in the Royal Gorge

  •  Riverside Yurt Rentals on the Arkansas River

    Riverside Yurt Rentals on the Arkansas River

An Arkansas River tour provides a great way to escape the mundane.

Escape to the river and unplug from the ordinary. The magic of the river inspires life long memories. We absolutely love the rush of the riverside as it calms the soul and eases the mind. We have a lot to offer you along the banks of the Arkansas River. Our new Luxury Riverside Yurt rentals are a great way to escape from the ordinary and check into a unique experience. Our riverside yurt rentals sit at the entrance of the Royal Gorge and the end of the Bighorn Sheep Canyon. From here, you can either begin or end your Arkansas River Rafting adventure.

If fly fishing is an interest of yours, we have immediate access to gold medal waters with pleasant hikes that lead to regions seldom visited. When you are seeking a guided fly fishing tours or a walk and wade tour, we can assist via our Colorado Fly Fishing tours outfitter right from your front door.

When you are looking to get away from it all the Arkansas river in Colorado will provide the perfect memorable occasion and help you take in a real vacation. Unplugged - or guided by professionals or to find a place to get away from it all.

All Ages Bighorn

Family Friendly Colorado Rafting

Starting at $79Operating: April - September

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Extreme Zip Tours

North America's Fastest Ziplines!

Starting at $139Operating: Year Round

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Raft / Zip Packages

Seamless Full-Day Adventure

Starting at $169Operating: April - September

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Seasonal averages - 220 to 2800CFS

Seasonal averages - 40º to 75º

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