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Covid-19 & The 2020 White Water Rafting Season

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Page Last Updated: October 8, 2020

We want to help you navigate this uncertain time, and provide answers to all of your questions. While we might not have the answer to every question surrounding recreation in Colorado right now, we are going to do our best to find the information and provide the most up to date resources for you. As things continue to change, and evolve, we will continue to update these questions surrounding the reopening of outdoor recreation in Colorado.

Colorado is currently in level 2 of reopening: safer at home and in the vast great outdoors.

If you would like to speak to one of our specialists, please give us a call at 1-877-RAFTING

 

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DENVER RECREATION FAQ

  • When can outdoor recreation start in Denver?

    Outdoor recreation is great for your physical and mental health and under the public health order Governor Polis recommends outdoor recreation for the people of Colorado in a safe and responsible manner. Stay with your group, wear a mask when encountering others, and take extra sanitary precautions when necessary.

  • When can we leave Denver for outdoor recreation?

    Under the safer-at-home order, Coloradans should still stay close to home. We are waiting to hear what the next phase after safer-at-home will be. Currently, outdoor adventure operators are allowed to take guests on trips.

  • CAN YOU GO WHITEWATER RAFTING NEAR DENVER?

    Whitewater rafting tours have started in Colorado. The closest rafting to Denver is Clear Creek which is open for guests. You can also take a rafting tour on the Upper Colorado River, and the Arkansas River.

BRECKENRIDGE FAQ

  • CAN YOU GO WHITEWATER RAFTING NEAR BRECKENRIDGE?

    You can raft on Clear Creek, the Arkansas River, the Colorado River and more rivers near Breckenridge. Each river is about 1 hour from Breckenridge, making it the perfect central location for your vacation.

  • What outdoor activities can you do in Breckenridge right now?

    Currently, trail-heads, bike paths, and other green spaces are open for use. Additionally, whitewater rafting is open on the Clear Creek, Colorado River and the Arkansas River which are all an hour or less from Breckenridge. Ziplining and Via Ferrata are available as well as fly fishing, UTV rentals and more!

  • When can people start visiting Breckenridge?

    Short term rentals such as hotels, airbnb, and other lodges are open for visitors. Breckenridge Main Street has been turned into a pedestrian street to make it safer for guests to eat outside and socially distance from others.

VAIL FAQs

  • Outdoor Recreation in Vail summer 2020

    Just like many towns and counties in Colorado, trails, parks, bike paths and more are open for use. Additionally, there is rafting, ziplining, off-roading, fishing and more open near Vail Colorado.

  • CAN YOU GO WHITEWATER RAFTING NEAR VAIL?

    There are a lot of whitewater rafting options near Vail that are currently open for visitors. We are operating on the Colorado River, and the Arkansas River which are all close to Vail.

COLORADO STATE REGULATIONS

  • What does the safer-at-home mandate entail?

    The safer at home mandate still asks people to socially distance as much as possible while also beginning to open more businesses across the state. Businesses will be operating with restrictions. Colorado is still under this level currently.

  • CAN YOU GO WHITEWATER RAFTING IN COLORADO?

    You can go whitewater rafting in Colorado under the current regulations. There are many rivers, tour operators, and locations for people to raft. We are operating on the Colorado River, Arkansas River and Blue River currently, and hope to be operating on Clear Creek soon.

  • IS IT SAFE TO GO WHITEWATER RAFTING THIS SUMMER?

    Getting outside is going to be a safe option this summer, and with outfitters taking extra safety whitewater rafting will be great activity for this summer. With extra sanitation precautions, smaller group sizes and a totally open air experience, rafting can be your go to summer adventure.

  • The great news is that you can indeed social distance during a rafting trip and at AVA we are offering private boats. You will need to have a guide in your boat, but we can assure that each guide will be screened daily to make sure they are healthy before guiding you down the river.

Find our most up to date information on the opening of whitewater rafting and other outdoor adventures in Colorado by clicking the learn more link below. For our general FAQ page click here.