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Aspen & Snowmass Rafting And Kayaking

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These local outfitters can help you create a whitewater adventure your family will always remember. The Roaring Fork Valley is one of the premier places for rafting for beginners ages 5 and up all the way to Class V thrill seekers.

Rafting on the Roaring Fork River
Located about 1.5 mile east of Aspen, the North Star Nature Preserve consists of 175 acres of open land located in Pitkin County on the Roaring Fork River. For self-guided stand-up paddleboarding, canoing, and kayaking, the North Star Nature Preserve recommends is putting in at the South Gate, as shown on their map.

Aspen Whitewater Rafting
This Aspen-based whitewater rafting company offers rafting from wild to mild. Owned and operated by a staff of guides who bring more than 25 years of experience to the local rivers, AWR has a full range of whitewater rafting trips available, including group and private trips. Private trips are a great option for families and smaller groups. Book online and save 15%.

Blazing Adventures
With locations in Aspen and Snowmass, Blazing Adventures has been in business for over 45 years. They offer trips on the Roaring Fork River, the Colorado River, and the Arkansas River. Rafting trips are available for ages 6 and up.

Elk Mountain Expeditions
Based in Aspen, Elk Mountain Expeditions offers full and half day trips on the Roaring Fork River and the Akransas River. With a selection of rafting trips from Class I (easy) to Class V (most difficult), you can plan a whitewater experience for beginners to experienced rapids runners. Perfect for families and groups.

Glenwood Adventure Company
A top rafting destination in Colorado, Glenwood Springs has access to four rafting areas, the Roaring Fork River, Glenwood Canyon, the Upper Colorado River, and the Arkansas River. Each section has its own unique experience. Located in Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Adventure Company offers family rafting adventures and even overnight rafting expeditions. Their website lets you filter trips by age and weight, difficulty level, and length of trip.

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