Exciting & Active

Lower Eagle Rafting

The Eagle River whitewater rafting experience offers a variety of paddling for all levels of boating, and the Lower Eagle is the perfect Colorado family rafting experience.

The Highlights Of Your Trip

Located near Vail, Colorado, the western slope begins here with lodge pole pines and aspen forests in the mountains giving way to the sagebrush and junipers of the high desert. There are plenty of rapids to get you wet with small holes and splashy wave trains. Between rapids, you’ll have time to take in the scenery as you meander down the valley into high desert terrain. A great whitewater trip for families with kids and for first time rafters hoping to experience whitewater.


Book this trip


How much


From $99

for adults ages 13+

From $82

for youth ages 6-12


What's included


  • Rafting

Trip Length


1/2 Day


How Hard


Exciting & Active

Who can go

Minimum Age

6 years old & Up

What to expect

On Your Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Kid smiling while sitting in raft and holding paddle.

The Basics

Morning and afternoon departures provide flexibility in scheduling
Plenty of Class II whitewater with a few Class III rapids
Approximately 2 hours on the water
A great option for scout troops, youth groups and families staying in Vail
One of the few undammed rivers in Colorado
Season is May-June depending on water levels

Rafting helmets on the sandy ground.

What's Included


  • Wetsuits
  • Splash jackets
  • PFDs
  • Booties
family paddling down Upper Colorado River


  • Meet at the Lakota Office in Avon
  • Hit the rapids!
  • Shuttle back to the Outpost

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