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The Animas River in Southwest Colorado near Durango offers a variety of white water rafting for all ages and abilities. Try the Lower Animas for families and first-timers or the Upper Animas for some of the most exciting and scenic Colorado white water rafting you can find.

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Rafting on the Animas River

Family Friendly Adventure

Looking for a rafting adventure that's great for the kids? The Animas River near Durango, CO offers just that! The Lower Animas River rafting trips offer exciting family trips for those with kids as young as 4 years old.

Trips for Thrill Seekers

Ready for some serious whitewater action? The Upper Animas River has the adrenaline-pumping raft trip for you! This Animas River rafting trip is a full day adventure perfect for anyone looking for an action-packed experience.

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ANIMAS RIVER RAFTING

The Animas River has everything from easy-going family trips to bucking rapids on advanced trips! Animas River rafting trips check in in Durango, the hub of southwest adventure in Colorado.

TRIPS ON THE ANIMAS

  • Lower Animas Half Day: family rafting, minimum age: 4
  • Lower Animas Full Day: family rafting, includes lunch, minimum age: 4
  • Upper Animas Full Day: advanced+ rafting, includes lunch, minimum age: 16

VISIT DURANGO 

The Southwest part of Colorado is a must-do for many travelers. From the ruins of Mesa Verde to the breathtaking drives through the San Juan Mountains, this corner of the state is a gem. Durango is home to many historical sites, including the famous Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, world class whitewater on the Animas River, and the San Juan National Forest.

Durango is home to a full-service regional airport and is easily accessible by car. Several major U.S. and state highways approach the city from every direction, and make up the scenic San Juan Skyway. Durango’s rich Colorado history and endless activities make this the ideal Colorado vacation town!

MORE OPTIONS NEAR DURANGO

Also consider a Dolores River rafting trip, an unbelievable scenic canyon overnight trip available in 3-Day, 6-Day or 10-Day lengths.

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