riverfacts.com
US Whitewater > Colorado > Rapid Transit Rafting

MORE INFO

      
   
   
   

Rapid Transit Rafting

Larimer county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

 
  Whitewater outfitter
Rafts

The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other states, so better not forget that many runs in this state are not easy. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. The starting location is a short drive from Fort Collins-Loveland.
    There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend a night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. There's camping available near Rapid Transit Rafting. A bit of exercise and just
being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. The Front Range scenery is wonderful. The wonderful Larimer County scenery and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to come here and paddle.

Briefly about the general area:
Don't leave Rapid Transit Rafting without first going for a hike along the Gem Lake Trail. This is a popular place for people from Estes Park, and Park Hill is in the neighborhood, and is a tremendous
 
site. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Rocky Mountain National Park is a great site near Rapid Transit Rafting, and there's magnificent hiking along the Crosier Mountain Trail. At Rapid Transit Rafting you donít see much rain. July is the wettest month with most rain, and December is the month with the least moisture. Summertime highs at Rapid Transit Rafting mostly tend to be in the 70's while night lows are frequently in the 40's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 30's with winter lows in the 0's overnight here at Rapid Transit Rafting.

    Weather
weather
Local weather forecast


OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Rapid Transit Rafting.
 Whitewater Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Big Thompson River, Larimer County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV+(V+) - 11.5 miles long (Lake Estes to Drake)
Saint Vrain Creek - North, Boulder County, 9 miles away
      Class V+ - 13 miles long (Peak to Peak Highway to Buttonrock Preserve)
Saint Vrain Creek - North, Boulder County, 11 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 1.8 miles long (Buttonrock Preserve to CR 80)
Big Thompson River, Larimer County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.75 miles long (Drake to Canyon Mouth)
Saint Vrain Creek - South, Boulder County, 11 miles away
      Class V+ - 5 miles long (Confluence to 1 in 5 Rapid)
Saint Vrain Creek - North, Boulder County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 6.5 miles long (CR 80 to Lyons)
Saint Vrain Creek - South, Boulder County, 13 miles away
      Class V+ - 5.5 miles long (Ceran St. Vrain Trailhead to Confluence)
Left Hand Creek, Boulder County, 14 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (Intersection of 81rd and 94rd to Buckingham Park)
Cache La Poudre River - South Fork, Larimer County, 15 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12.5 miles long (Fish Creek Trailhead to Main fork)
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.3 miles long (Steven's Gulch Access to Mishawaka Inn)
 Ski Areas Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Eldora, Colorado , 24 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 12 lifts, 53 runs
Winter Park, Colorado , 33 miles away, 3060 foot drop, 26 lifts, 145 runs
SolVista Basin, Colorado , 35 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 37 runs
Loveland, Colorado , 47 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado , 48 miles away, 2270 foot drop, 7 lifts, 105 runs
Keystone, Colorado , 53 miles away, 3128 foot drop, 20 lifts, 135 runs
Breckenridge, Colorado , 62 miles away, 3398 foot drop, 27 lifts, 146 runs
Copper Mountain, Colorado , 66 miles away, 2601 foot drop, 23 lifts, 125 runs
Snowy Range, Wyoming , 72 miles away, 990 foot drop, 5 lifts, 27 runs
Vail, Colorado , 74 miles away, 3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
 Marinas Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Carter Lake Marina, Loveland , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Solitude Cabins, Estes Park , 3 miles away
Rodeway Inn Estes Park, Estes Park , 3 miles away
Comfort Inn Estes Park, Estes Park , 3 miles away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Silver Saddle, Estes Park , 3 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Estes Park , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Hermit Park Open Space - Hermits Hollow, Estes Park, 1 miles away
Hermit Park Open Space - Bobcat, Estes Park, 2 miles away
Park Place Camping Resort, Estes Park, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Gem Lake Trail, Larimer , 4 miles away
Crosier Mountain Trail, Larimer , 5 miles away
Lily Mountain Trail, Larimer , 6 miles away
Twin Sister Trail, Larimer , 6 miles away
Cow Creek Trail, Larimer , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO , 4 miles away
Lory State Park, Colorado , 22 miles away
Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado , 22 miles away
Eldorado State Park, Colorado , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Rapid Transit Rafting:
Estes Valley Recreation District Estes Park Golf Club, Estes Park , 3 miles away
Estes Park Golf Courses, Estes Park , 4 miles away
Haystack Mountain Golf Course, Longmont , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Rapid Transit Rafting
Beaver Reservoir, Boulder , 14 miles away
Twin Lake Reservoir, Larimer , 14 miles away
Ypsilon Lake, Larimer , 15 miles away

Copyright © Stratus-Pikpuk, Inc.
Some content, including Reach Name, Class, Coordinates, and Length, comes from American Whitewater with permission.