As one of Colorado’s most wild areas, our Kremmling outpost just 45 minutes from Summit County and just under two hours from Denver. Kremmling is also within short driving distance to Rocky Mountain National Park and offers access to the mighty Colorado River.

Colorado's Wilderness

Kremmling, Colorado, is an adventure hub nestled amidst the Rocky Mountains. In the summer, Kremmling beckons with world-class whitewater rafting on the Colorado River, as well as gold medal fly fishing opportunities. If you are looking to explore the area’s trails, Kremmling boasts a plethora of rugged landscape perfect for a UTV rental experience.

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Top Trips

Kremmling is the perfect destination for families looking for a mountain getaway. Our Upper Colorado River Scenic Float rafting trip welcomes adventurers as young as 2 years old on a half day or full day adventure on mellow Class II rapids. While in Kremmling, be sure to also try one of our Fly Fishing excursions or kick up dirt on our UTV Rentals!

group rafting on the upper colorado river
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Colorado Scenic Float-Half Day

This wonderful Colorado River float trip is a gently flowing section that is inviting to all ages. You’ll encounter a few small rapids as [...]

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Fly fishing boat on the Upper Colorado River.
Fun & Mellow
Best for Immersing Yourself in Fishing

Upper Colorado 4 Hour Fly Fishing

Join AVA for a scenic fly-fishing excursion on the Upper Colorado River. Our 4- hour float trips are perfect for both novice and experienced [...]

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Polaris RZR UTV with Colorado's fall leaves in the background.
Splashy & Moderate
Best Mix of Activities

Polaris RZR 2 Hour Rental+ Scenic Float Package

Looking to kick up a little dirt and then wash it off? Experience the best of Colorado’s outdoors on our full-day UTV Rental and [...]

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Splashy & Moderate
Best for Choose Your Own Adventure

Inflatable Kayaks Half Day

Looking to take charge of the river? On AVA’s Upper Colorado Inflatable Kayak ½ Day trip you can do just that! Whether you want [...]

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Exciting & Active
Best for More Action on Mellow Water

Stand Up Paddleboard Half Day

Try the newest, most fun activity on the river – Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)! On this half-day trip, you’ll SUP 5 miles down the [...]

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People enjoying fly fishing in Colorado.
Fun & Mellow
Best for a Quick Fishing Experience

Walk & Wade Fly Fishing Trip

Explore the incredible waters of the Upper Colorado River with a knowledgeable fishing guide. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first-time fishing or you’re [...]

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The Gauntlet- Pine Creek & Numbers

Experience the wildest rafting offered on the Arkansas River in Colorado.  On this full day rafting adventure, you’ll have the opportunity to navigate the [...]

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Group of rafts paddling through Brown's Canyon on the Arkansas River
Thrilling & Very Active
Best for a Day of Excitement

Browns Canyon Rafting + Via Ferrata

Excitement and scenery await on your Browns Canyon + Via Ferrata full-day adventure. Climb into the Rocky Mountains and rush the rapids of the [...]

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Thrilling & Very Active
Best for a Full Day of Family Fun

Browns Canyon Half Day + Zipline Package

This multi-adventure package will keep you energized and smiling the entire day, as you fly through the trees on our Mountaintop Zipline course and [...]

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Rock climbing in the Colorado Mountains.
Heart Pounding
Best for a Full Day of Thrills

The Numbers 1/2 Day + Via Ferrata

This adventure will get your heart rate up and keep it up as you embark on our Numbers + Via Ferrata full-day excursion. This [...]

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Wild & High Exertion
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The Numbers Half Day + Zipline

Experience an action-packed day with two of Colorado’s best summer activities. Soar between trees on our Mountaintop Zipline course and then splash your way [...]

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Browns Canyon Half Day + Rock Climb

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The Numbers Half Day + Rock Climb

Experience an action-packed day with two of Colorado’s best mountain activities! On this multi-adventure package, you’ll have the opportunity to raft the iconic Arkansas [...]

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A thrilling moment captured as a raft plunges down a steep drop, surrounded by cascading whitewater.
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Best for the ultimate Colorado experience

24 Hours in Browns Canyon

Experience Colorado’s best overnight whitewater rafting. This trip provides a unique way to explore the most popular stretch of whitewater rafting in the country [...]

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AVA's Kremmling Outpost

The Colorado River

The Upper Colorado River near Kremmling offers a stunning stretch of whitewater rafting, attracting adventurers from all over. Here, the river carves its way through the Gore Range boasting unparalleled scenery. The area is known for its imposing rock formations set against lush greenery, with the possibility to spot wildlife on the river’s banks.

The Colorado River

Colorado River Float Trips

Our half-day and full-day scenic float trips offer the opportunity to explore this stretch of the Upper Colorado River on a relaxing float trip and include chances to swim, sunbathe, relax, and even cliff jump if water levels permit. Choose our 24 hours on the Upper Colorado for an unforgettable overnight rafting experience for your group. You’ll have the opportunity to paddle, sleep under the stars, explore camp, and have a blast with your group, while our guides take care of all the work! From our Kremmling outpost, we additionally host stand up paddleboard and inflatable kayak adventures!

Half-Day Scenic Float
Full-Day Scenic Float 
Stand-Up Paddleboard Half-Day
Inflatable Kayak Half-Day

Kremmling UTV Rentals

From our Kremmling outpost, we also offer exciting UTV rentals. These 4 person side by side rentals are a great way to explore the area and kick up dirt on Colorado’s most rugged trails. Navigate the Wolford Mountain Recreation Area, Muddy Creek Pass, or Fossil Ridge, while marveling at the area’s unique landscapes.

Combine this side by side experience with a half-day scenic float for a full day of unforgettable adventure!

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Raft + UTV Rental Package

Kremmling Fly-Fishing

With the gold medal waters of the Upper Colorado River just minutes away, we are excited to host fly-fishing experiences from our Kremmling outpost. Embark on a walk and wade, float, or overnight fishing trip. Our expert guides will teach beginners technique, and lead you to the area’s best fishing spots, as well as provide all necessary fishing equipment. This is a great way to learn a new skill and get outside.


Kremmling Gear Rentals

We additionally offer raft and other gear rentals for your unguided river adventures at our Kremmling outpost. We recommend only experienced paddlers head out on their own, but for those up to the challenge, we’ll make sure you’re equipped for your day, overnight, or multi-day trip.

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Blue River near Breckenridge, Colorado.


Breckenridge, CO 80424

The magic of summer in the mountains comes alive in Breckenridge, Colorado. Located within Summit County, Breckenridge offers skiing and snowboarding, alongside plenty of opportunities for winter sports, yet the temperate summer weather and high alpine environment transform Breckenridge into a mecca for summer adventure. Breckenridge, Colorado is the place to visit if you are looking for a hip mountain town with access to the best outdoor adventures the Colorado mountains have to offer. Best of all, you’ll find Whitewater Rafting trips near Breckenridge on 4 different rivers!

In summer, Breckenridge hosts several festivals, a vibrant downtown arts scene, and numerous high alpine adventures. Its downtown Main Street includes numerous restaurants, bars, and shops, and people flock from across Summit County and Colorado to try Breckenridge’s diverse food scene. The town also offers cultural and arts opportunities, including open galleries, arts classes, and multiple museums. Whether you’re looking to explore the mountains, the town’s rich history, or its unique food scene, Breckenridge has a plethora of diverse adventure opportunities for all!

Image of the Colorado mountains at dusk.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses some of the nation’s best peaks, lakes, wildflowers, reservoirs, and wildlife and includes a portion of the Continental Divide Trail. With over 300 miles of trail systems, Rocky Mountain National Park has incredible hikes for all levels from flatter scenic walks to multi-day back packing trips. Landscapes in the park vary greatly and include towering mountains, alpine tundra, crystal clear lakes, meadows, and evergreens, and provide the ecosystem for multiple endangered species.

Rocky Mountain National Park offers wilderness camping under the stars, and there are additional accommodations in the surrounding communities of Grand Lake and Estes Park. Although hiking may be the most common past time, it is not the only adventure you can find in the Rocky Mountain National Park area. From our Kremmling outpost, 40 minutes from the park, we offer Whitewater Rafting and Fly Fishing trips on the scenic Upper Colorado River, along with SUP and Inflatable Kayak trips and rentals.

View over Rabbit Ears Pass.

Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs may be known for its powder and skiing opportunities, but it offers plenty of outdoor activities throughout the year! Nestled at 7,000 feet elevation, it is surrounded by Mount Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge and Christie Peak.

With the Yampa River running through town, Steamboat Lake State Park, and Pearl Lake State Park, Steamboat boasts water activities in addition to mountain fun. Visitors can tube, fish, and boat, nearby rivers offer plenty of opportunities for Whitewater Rafting. The town also hosts geothermal hot springs for relaxing after your outdoor adventure.

Vail Valley in the summertime.



Locals and guests in this quaint little town are spoiled with gorgeous surroundings and all the amenities of a bigger city. Winter brings skiing and boarding, yet summer offers endless sunny days and a chance to explore Colorado’s mountains and great outdoors. The White River National Forest and Gore Range surround the area, creating opportunities for hiking, biking and exploring the area’s trails.

The town of Vail has much to offer itself, including a variety of lodging and dining options, along with arts and culture opportunities. Catch a show at the outdoor Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, check out Vail’s festival schedule, or stroll around the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens!