Fun & Mellow

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 the Colorado River winds through the Gore Range and Mountain Ranchland.

The Highlights Of Your Trip

Float on mellow class II rapids, as you make your way along the scenic Colorado River. Your group will have the chance to paddle in a raft or switch it up with an inflatable kayak or standup paddleboard. Enjoy a beautiful day on the river with opportunities to swim, sunbathe, and relax.

Book this trip


How much


From $69

Ages 13+

From $64

Ages 2-12 15% off
with promo SUMMERDAZE15


What's included


  • Rafting

Trip Length


Half Day


How Hard


Fun & Mellow

Who can go

Minimum Age

2 years old & Up

What AVA’s The Colorado River RAFTING looks like

Trip Highlights

A. What to Expect

  • Half-day float trip on the Upper Colorado River
  • Cover 5 miles on mellow class II rapids
  • Opportunities to get out and sunbathe or swim
  • Unparalleled Colorado scenery through the Gore Range

B. Trip Itinerary

  • Meet at our Kremmling outpost and connect with your guide
  • Gear up for your float trip
  • Drive with your guide and group to the Upper Colorado River
  • Spend the morning or afternoon floating the Pumphouse to Radium section of the Colorado River
  • Return to our Kremmling outpost

C. Who will love this trip?

  • Groups of all ages and ability level
  • Families with kids as young as 2 years old
  • Nature lovers hoping to explore the best of Colorado’s scenery

What to expect

On Your Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Fun and Floaty

This is a relaxing half-day trip with time to sunbathe, swim or just relax and enjoy the day on the Colorado River. Over the course of five miles, you will have the opportunity to paddle and float class II rapids at a leisurely pace. This trip offers something for all ages with everyone from small children to grandparents able to enjoy their time on the water. Group members can also choose to float one of our inflatable kayaks or stand up paddleboards for a slightly more active alternative.

group rafting on the upper colorado river

Stunning Scenery

This portion of the Colorado River and the area around Kremmling, Colorado represents some of Colorado’s most rugged scenery. Along this stretch in the Gore Range, you will encounter lush greenery set against sandy dirt and impressive rock formations. The Colorado River is known for its majestic and imposing features, as it winds from the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of California with this stretch being no different. Along your float trip, you may stop bighorn sheep, bald eagles, and endangered fish species.

Guide sitting in a raft giving a run down of what to expect on Your AVA adventure

Included Gear & Packing List

All of your gear will be provided for your rafting excursion. This includes:

  • PFD
  • Wetsuit (if necessary)
  • Splash jacket (if necessary)


  • Shoes that will stay securely on your feet… no flip flops or crocs!
  • Fleece and/or quick dry clothing
  • Waterproof sunscreen & sunglasses
  • Cash to tip your raft guide
Man fly fishing in a Colorado mountain stream.

Continue the Adventure

Opportunity for adventure abounds in the rugged landscape of Kremmling, Colorado. Try out one of these activities to explore the area before or after your trip

  • Cast your line and your luck by fly-fishing in one of the Gold Medal waters on the Colorado River
  • Check out Fossil Ridge to discover fossils from a previous Colorado era
  • Drive the Colorado Scenic Byway, stopping at Inspiration Point for views of Gore Canyon

Trip Location

Oars up on a Colorado River.


1606 Park Avenue
Kremmling, CO 80459

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!

You will find our Kremmling outpost just 45 minutes from Summit County and just under two hours from Denver.

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three rafts on the upper colorado river with rocky cliffs on either side.

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