Looking to do some early season rafting? AVA offers a few excellent trips that will be running during the month of April.
If you will be in Arizona during the month of April, you will find some excellent rafting options on the mighty Salt River. Salt River adventures are run on full and multi-day overnight rafting trips. On the Salt River, you will experience rapids like Mother Rock, Exhibition, and the famed Mescal Falls. Often called the “Little Grand Canyon” the Salt offers spectacular rock canyon walls and abundant flora and fauna.
In Colorado, comes experience the Big Horn Sheep Canyon trip on the Arkansas River. This adventure offers just the right blend of mild to moderate excitement and intensity. Enjoy miles of scenic beauty and, as the name suggests, many big horn sheep populate this area and are often spotted along the river banks or on steep and rugged mountainsides. This trip is well known for being the best trip for viewing these elusive creatures.
For another April Arkansas River adventure, experience a Royal Gorge white water rafting trip. The Royal Gorge offers the best continuous whitewater rafting in Colorado. While navigating famous rapids such as Sunshine Falls and Sledgehammer, you will pass beneath the famous Royal Gorge Bridge which stands over a thousand feet above the river. The Royal Gorge rafting trip is a true adventure for locals and visitors alike.
With options like these, April is a fine time to go rafting with many exciting adventures for all types of explorers. Looking for more options? Our Arkansas River trips through Brown's Canyon, the Numbers, Granite Gorge, and Pine Creek – including our two-day and three-day excursions – will start to run in May. Our Clear Creek rafting trips will also start running in May.