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Whitewater Rafting

Garfield county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

 
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If you're coming from Edwards it's not a long drive at all to the starting location. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Colorado are often more challenging
    than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. The scenic beauty of Colorado and the playfulness of the water have people
coming here. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of places for that. There are many good hotels to choose from, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Glenwood Springs love to come
 
to Whitewater Rafting; hey, Gotta ski right? Sunlight Mountain is a good place to do that. Dolan Gulch is a good place to pop by close to Whitewater Rafting. For the duration of the warm days of summer at Whitewater Rafting temperatures are commonly in the 80's while overnight lows are usually in the 50's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 30's while Whitewater Rafting overnight low temperatures during the winter are in the 0's. Not much rain falls here at Whitewater Rafting. October is the month that gets the most rain, and the driest month of the year is February.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Whitewater Rafting.
 Whitewater Near Whitewater Rafting:
Whitewater Outfitter - Glenwood Canyon Rafting, Garfield County, 1 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - UP THA Creek Expeditions, Garfield County, 2 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Blue SKY Adventures, Garfield County, 2 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Rock Gardens Rafting, Garfield County, 6 miles away
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Roaring Fork, Pitkin/Garfield County, 6 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 6.2 miles long (Black Bridge to Veltus Park)
Grizzly Creek, Garfield County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (1 mile up trail to Grizzly Creek Rest Area)
Colorado River, Garfield County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 3.8 miles long (Hanging Lake Exit 125 to Grizzly Creek)
Colorado River, garfield County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 to Grizzly Creek Exit 121)
Crystal River, Pitkin County, 19 miles away
      Class III - 4.8 miles long (Avalanche Creek to B.R.Campground)
Sweetwater Creek, Eagle County, 20 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (Pine Valley Ranch to Anderson Camp)
 Ski Areas Near Whitewater Rafting:
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 9 miles away, 2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
Buttermilk, Colorado , 39 miles away, 2030 foot drop, 7 lifts, 41 runs
Aspen Highlands, Colorado , 40 miles away, 3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
Aspen Mountain, Colorado , 42 miles away, 3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
Crested Butte, Colorado , 44 miles away, 2775 foot drop, 16 lifts, 121 runs
Snowmass, Colorado , 44 miles away, 4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 46 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 58 miles away, 3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
Howelsen Hill, Colorado , 61 miles away, 440 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
Powderhorn, Colorado , 61 miles away, 1650 foot drop, 4 lifts, 44 runs
 Marinas Near Whitewater Rafting:
Roaring Fork Marina, Carbondale , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Whitewater Rafting:
Affordable Inn Of Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs , 0 miles away
Rodeway Inn Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs , 1 miles away
Glenwood Suites, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Glenwood Springs , 1 miles away
Clarion Collection Glenwood Suites, Glenwood Springs , 1 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites On The River, Glenwood Springs , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Whitewater Rafting:
Ami's Acres Campgrounds, Glenwood Springs, 1 miles away
Lesh RV and Mobile Home Park, Glenwood Springs, 2 miles away
East Fork - White River National Forest, Glenwood Springs, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Whitewater Rafting:
Last Chance Trail, Garfield , 20 miles away
Mansfield Ditch Trail, Garfield , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Whitewater Rafting:
Harvey Gap State Park, Colorado , 21 miles away
Rifle Falls State Park, Colorado , 25 miles away
Rifle Gap State Park, Colorado , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Whitewater Rafting:
Glenwood SPGS Golf Club, Glenwood Springs , 1 miles away
Ironbridge Golf Club, Glenwood Springs , 4 miles away
Westbank Golf Course, Glenwood Springs , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Whitewater Rafting
Adams Lake, Garfield , 10 miles away
Elk Lakes, Garfield , 12 miles away
Jet Lake, Garfield , 13 miles away

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