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Acquired Tastes Rafting

Chaffee county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

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If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Colorado you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. There are nice comfortable hotels here, and if you make reservations in
    advance you're all set. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good
rivers. Whitewater paddling here in the Sawatch Range is a great experience. The natural beauty of Colorado and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile. If you're coming from Silverthorne it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
If you're dropping by Acquired Tastes Rafting from Buena Vista, you won't be the
only one; do take a hike on the Browns Creek Trail. All year is a perfect time in the Sawatch Range if you adore the outdoors. While staying at Acquired Tastes Rafting you could always look at Chinaman Gulch, and Acquired Tastes Rafting is right by the Fourmile Creek - Buffalo Meadows Trail. Lots of fun awaits you along this river. Acquired Tastes Rafting is pretty arid commonly. August is the wettest month with most rain, and the driest of the months is January. During the summertime highs here at Acquired Tastes Rafting get into the 80's while nighttime lows are commonly in the 40's. For the duration of the winter the highs are typically in the 30's, and throughout the dark hours in the wintertime at Acquired Tastes Rafting temperatures plunge to the 0's.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Acquired Tastes Rafting.
 Whitewater Near Acquired Tastes Rafting:
Whitewater Outfitter - Adventure Company, Chaffee County, 0 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Arkansas River, Chaffe County, 2 miles away
      Class III - 6 miles long (East Buena Vista to Fisherman's Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Buffalo Joe's Whitewater, Chaffee County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - River Runners, Chaffee County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Noah's Ark Whitewater Rafting, Chaffee County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Arkansas River, Chaffee County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 13 miles long (Fork Fisherman's Bridge access to Stone Bridge access)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness Aware Rafting, Chaffee County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Four Corners Expeditions, Chaffee County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Arkansas River, Chaffee County, 7 miles away
      Class III - 7 miles long (Railroad Bridge Launch to Buena Vista)
Whitewater Outfitter - Eddyline Anglers, Chaffee County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Acquired Tastes Rafting:
Monarch, Colorado , 22 miles away, 1162 foot drop, 7 lifts, 63 runs
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 32 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Breckenridge, Colorado , 36 miles away, 3398 foot drop, 27 lifts, 146 runs
Copper Mountain, Colorado , 37 miles away, 2601 foot drop, 23 lifts, 125 runs
Keystone, Colorado , 44 miles away, 3128 foot drop, 20 lifts, 135 runs
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado , 48 miles away, 2270 foot drop, 7 lifts, 105 runs
Vail, Colorado , 48 miles away, 3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
Loveland, Colorado , 49 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Snowmass, Colorado , 51 miles away, 4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 51 miles away, 3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
 Hotels Near Acquired Tastes Rafting:
Super 8 Buena Vista, Buena Vista , 3 miles away
BEST WESTERN Vista Inn, Buena Vista , 3 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Salida, Salida , 17 miles away
Salida Inn And Monarch Suites, Salida , 17 miles away
Super 8 Salida, Salida , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Acquired Tastes Rafting:
Buena Vista KOA, Buena Vista, 1 miles away
Mt Princeton RV Park, Buena Vista, 4 miles away
Gamblers Edge RV Park, Buena Vista, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Acquired Tastes Rafting:
Fourmile Creek - Buffalo Meadows Trail, Chaffee , 10 miles away
Browns Creek Trail, Chaffee , 11 miles away
Harvard Trail, Chaffee , 11 miles away
Salt Creek Trail, Park , 12 miles away
Wapaca Trail, Chaffee , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Acquired Tastes Rafting:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 40 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 40 miles away
San Isabel National Forest, Colorado , 17 miles away
Spinney State Park, Colorado , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Acquired Tastes Rafting:
Collegiate Peaks Golf Course, Buena Vista , 4 miles away
Salida Golf Club, Salida , 16 miles away
Friend Ranch, Poncha Springs , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Acquired Tastes Rafting
North Fork Reservoir, Chaffee , 19 miles away

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