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Nova Guides

Eagle county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

Beaver Creek
Eagle River
White River
Guided Trips
River Guides
Class I Rapids

The natural beauty of Colorado and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The beautiful Sawatch Range scenery
    is an added bonus. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Colorado is often more difficult than elsewhere, so if you're not
from around here don't forget that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. The put-in location is a short drive from Edwards.

Briefly about the general area:
Have a magnificent hiking adventure along the Fall Creek Trail, and since you're here you will meet
lots of folks from nearby Red Cliff. If you like the outdoors you'll like it here in the Sawatch Range. Going for a hike along the Two Elk Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this region. Ski Cooper has nice slopes and a friendly staff, and a good place close by is Yoder Gulch. All through the days of summer here at Nova Guides, high temperatures usually get into the 70's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 40's. High temperatures during the winter are normally in the 20's; after the sun is down through the wintertime temperatures at Nova Guides fall into the 0's.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Nova Guides.
 Whitewater Near Nova Guides:
Eagle River, Eagle County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Redcliff to Tigiwan Rd)
Homestake Creek, Eagle County, 4 miles away
      Class V - 0.25 miles long (1/4 mile above confluence with Eagle River)
Cross Creek, Eagle County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - -blank- miles long (Cross Creek)
Eagle River, Eagle County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 7 miles long (Riverbend bus stop to Edwards)
Gore Creek, Eagle County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9.2 miles long (East Vail Exit (I-70) to Eagle River)
Arkansas River, Lake/ Chaffee County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 18 miles long (Leadville to Granite)
Whitewater Outfitter - Sage Outdoor Adventures, Eagle County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Eagle River, Eagle County, 16 miles away
      Class IV - 1 miles long (Forest Service Visitor Center to Riverbend bus stop)
Tenmile Creek, -blank- County, 18 miles away
      Class III-V - 4.2 miles long (Close to Copper Mountain Ski Area to Dillon Reservoir)
Whitewater Outfitter - Highside Adventure Tours, Summit County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Nova Guides:
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 5 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
Vail, Colorado , 11 miles away, 3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
Copper Mountain, Colorado , 14 miles away, 2601 foot drop, 23 lifts, 125 runs
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 15 miles away, 3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
Breckenridge, Colorado , 20 miles away, 3398 foot drop, 27 lifts, 146 runs
Keystone, Colorado , 28 miles away, 3128 foot drop, 20 lifts, 135 runs
Loveland, Colorado , 33 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado , 34 miles away, 2270 foot drop, 7 lifts, 105 runs
Snowmass, Colorado , 35 miles away, 4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
Aspen Mountain, Colorado , 36 miles away, 3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
 Marinas Near Nova Guides:
Frisco Bay Marina, Frisco , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Nova Guides:
Four Seasons Resort Vail, Vail , 7 miles away
Lodge Tower Resort, Vail , 9 miles away
The Residences, Avon , 9 miles away
The Minturn Inn, Minturn , 10 miles away
Manor Vail Lodge, Vail , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Nova Guides:
Camp Hale, Red Cliff, 2 miles away
Blodgett Campground, Eagle County, 3 miles away
Homestake Road Dispersed, Red Cliff, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Nova Guides:
Fall Creek Trail, Eagle , 7 miles away
Two Elk Trail, Eagle , 7 miles away
Half Moon Trail, Eagle , 9 miles away
Main Range Trail, Lake , 9 miles away
Deluge Lake Trail, Eagle , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Nova Guides:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 56 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 56 miles away
White River National Forest, Colorado , 18 miles away
Arapaho National Forest, Colorado , 26 miles away
Sylvan State Park, Colorado , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Nova Guides:
Vail Golf Club, Vail , 11 miles away
MT Massive Golf Course, Leadville , 11 miles away
Vail Recreation District, Vail , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Nova Guides
Tenmile Tailings Pond, Summit , 10 miles away
Buffehr Lake, Summit , 10 miles away
Gore Lake, Eagle , 14 miles away

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