Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting near Denver

3 hr

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Clear Creek Canyon is unique in the quantity and quality of its rapids. It has more rapids than nearly any other commercially run stretch of whitewater in the nation. It is also free-flowing, meaning that the water levels change throughout the season, offering a variety of experiences. In addition to world-class rafting, it is also the home of the 1859 Gold Rush. Gold is still found in the creek by intrepid miners using pans and...
Clear Creek Canyon is unique in the quantity and quality of its rapids. It has more rapids than nearly any other commercially run stretch of whitewater in the nation. It is also free-flowing, meaning that the water levels change throughout the season, offering a variety of experiences. In addition to world-class rafting, it is also the home of the 1859 Gold Rush. Gold is still found in the creek by intrepid miners using pans and dredges. Guests will pass many sites of historical significance related to the Gold Rush while rafting on Clear Creek. Clear Creek is also conveniently located nearby Denver and other surrounding resorts, making it the perfect day-trip excursion.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Downstream Adventures, 409 E Park Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO 80438

We ask that guests arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled trip time to give time for check-in. After this, guests will meet their guides, receive the necessary equipment for their journey, and the basics of rafting and river safety. Next, they will board our shuttle vehicle, which will take them on a short drive to the creek-side launch point.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Downstream Adventures, 409 E Park Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO 80438

Clear Creek Canyon runs from the Continental Divide all the way to Denver. Our shuttle vehicle will provide transportation for guests and guides to the appropriate launch point, which can vary slightly depending on water levels. Here, guests will receive individual instruction from a highly qualified guide. Next they will enter the swift currents of...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Downstream Adventures, 409 E Park Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO 80438

We ask that guests arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled trip time to give time for check-in. After this, guests will meet their guides, receive the necessary equipment for their journey, and the basics of rafting and river safety. Next, they will board our shuttle vehicle, which will take them on a short drive to the creek-side launch point.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Downstream Adventures, 409 E Park Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO 80438

Clear Creek Canyon runs from the Continental Divide all the way to Denver. Our shuttle vehicle will provide transportation for guests and guides to the appropriate launch point, which can vary slightly depending on water levels. Here, guests will receive individual instruction from a highly qualified guide. Next they will enter the swift currents of Clear Creek and continue downstream for several miles, enjoying many thrilling rapids along the way.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Downstream Adventures, 409 E Park Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO 80438

Once reaching the takeout and engaging in many celebratory high fives, guest will once again load onto the shuttle vehicle for the short trip back to our outpost.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Downstream Adventures, 409 E Park Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO 80438

After their rafting adventure, guests will be transported back to our outpost. There, they will have the opportunity to purchase a keepsake from our gift shop and/or receive recommendations from their guide about other area attractions and eateries.

Duration: 20 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Use of Helmet, Personal Flotation Device, Paddles, Wetsuits, and Splash Jackets
  • All Fees and Taxes
Not Included
  • Footwear (no crocs or flip-flops)
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
409 Park Ave, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Participants must be aged 13 and up
  • Travelers should be comfortable engaging in physical activities, including moderate paddling and walking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.