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Upper Clear Creek

  • Location

    Idaho Springs, CO: 30 minutes from Denver, 1 hour from Summit County, Boulder and Winter Park

  • Duration

    Trip Time: 2.5 to 3 hrs
    Water Time: 1 to 2 hrs

  • Difficulty

    Intermediate Whitewater

  • Price

    Primary $64.00 and up Adult Age 15+

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Upper Clear Creek Trip

Intermediate+-Advanced Clear Creek Whitewater Rafting

  • Wetsuits, splash jackets, life jackets and helmets are provided FREE of charge
  • Minimum requirements: 15 years old and good physical condition
  • About 8 miles on the river

Upper Clear Creek - River Trip Details

  • Close to Denver, Boulder, Winter Park and Summit County
  • Rafts can accommodate up to 7 people plus the guide (this may vary)
  • Best Clear Creek Whitewater Rafting Season May-early August

As you marvel at the beautiful Colorado scenery, keep a lookout for Big Horn Sheep, river otters, deer and other native wildlife that are commonly spotted on many of our Colorado whitewater rafting trips.

 

1/2 Day Trip

The Upper Clear Creek river rafting trip provides an exciting experience for adventurous first-timers and experienced rafters.

There is just enough time to warm up before you drop into the first advanced whiteater rapid on this thrilling stretch of Clear Creek river rafting! Just minutes from Denver, this continuous, steep, technical section will keep your paddle moving and your heart pounding as you crash through 8 miles of rapids such as Nomad and Phoenix Holes and Outer Limits.

For your convenience, we offer several departure times for the Upper Clear Creek trip, from early morning to evening.

Upper Clear Creek river rafting adventures:

  • Are a great addition for meeting or convention
  • Make a unique activity for team building or improving leadership skills
  • Add adventure to a bachelor/bachelorette party
  • Provide that extra something special for family reunions and summer vacations
  • Offer a creative and affordable family outing

Only 30 minutes from Denver and one hour from Boulder, Summit County and Winter Park, Clear Creek is the perfect option for all ages and abilities and adds excitement to all Colorado excursions!

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