There are many awesome rivers in the west providing opportunities for rafting adventures for the whole family or for the experienced river runner. Take a look at each location below for information on rivers in the area.
Lake Tahoe, California: Raft the white water of the Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced Rivers.
Crested Butte, Colorado: The Gunnison River offers a variety of exciting rapids, ranging from class I to IV.
Steamboat, Colorado: The Colorado River, outside of Steamboat Springs, is great for exciting half and full day whitewater excursions. The Yampa and Eagle Rivers also provide fun rafting opportunities.
Summit County, Colorado: Many rafting opportunities are available in the Keystone and Breckenridge areas of Summit County. Take your pick from a scenic flat water float trip or a wild and wet white water ride.
Telluride, Colorado: San Miguel River is a fun day trip for anyone visiting Telluride during the summer months. Just a short drive from Telluride, it offers fun scenic and whitewater rafting.
Winter Park, Colorado: The Colorado, Arkansas and North Platte Rivers are all close to Winter Park and offer a variety of rapids for rafting enthusiasts.
Vail, Colorado: Local river rafting outfitters run half and full day trips on the nearby Eagle and Colorado Rivers.
McCall, Idaho: The Payette, Salmon and Snake Rivers all run through canyons close to McCall, Idaho, offering thrilling white water adventures.
Sun Valley, Idaho: The Salmon and Snake Rivers near Sun Valley, Idaho offer a wide range of rafting adventures. Scenic and whitewater trips are available for all ages and a great vacation idea for the whole family.
Missoula, Montana: There are many rivers to choose from in Missoula: The Blackfoot River offers mellow but fun waters with class I-II rapids; The Clark Fork has class I-III rapids; The Flathead River boasts consistent class III rapids; The Lochsa River has exciting class III and IV rapids.
Bend, Oregon: Raft the Deschutes River on a half day, full day or multi-day trip. Great for families.
Park City, Utah: Rafting trips are offered on the Weber and Provo Rivers near Park City, Utah. Have fun on class II-III rapids on the Weber and class I-II on the Provo.
Moab, Utah: Half day to full day to multi-day trips offer a variety of whitewater and scenic sections along the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Also check out an exciting trip through Westwater Canyon.