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Rock Gardens Rafting

Garfield county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

Colorado River
Roaring Fork
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The starting location is a short drive from Edwards. The scenic beauty of Colorado and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Colorado
    tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more.
You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. If you'll be staying in a hotel you're in luck, lodging is available very near the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good places for that around here.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Glenwood Springs here at Rock Gardens Rafting. Head
up to Sunlight Mountain and strap some skis to your feet. All through the warmest time of the year at Rock Gardens Rafting highs are typically in the 80's. For the duration of the dark hours of summer temperatures drop down into the 50's. Through the winter this place gets highs in the 30's, and night lows at Rock Gardens Rafting throughout the winter frequently dip into the 0's. At Rock Gardens Rafting you donít see much precipitation. The month with most of the rain is October, and February meanwhile is the driest month.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Rock Gardens Rafting.
 Whitewater Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Roaring Fork, Pitkin/Garfield County, 2 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 6.2 miles long (Black Bridge to Veltus Park)
Grizzly Creek, Garfield County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (1 mile up trail to Grizzly Creek Rest Area)
Whitewater Outfitter - Blue SKY Adventures, Garfield County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - UP THA Creek Expeditions, Garfield County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Rafting, Garfield County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Colorado River, Garfield County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 3.8 miles long (Hanging Lake Exit 125 to Grizzly Creek)
Colorado River, garfield County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (Shoshone Power Plant Exit 123 to Grizzly Creek Exit 121)
Whitewater Outfitter - Glenwood Canyon Rafting, Garfield County, 7 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Crystal River, Pitkin County, 14 miles away
      Class III - 4.8 miles long (Avalanche Creek to B.R.Campground)
Crystal River, Pitkin County, 16 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.1 miles long (Penny Hot Springs to Avalanche Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado , 8 miles away, 2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
Buttermilk, Colorado , 33 miles away, 2030 foot drop, 7 lifts, 41 runs
Aspen Highlands, Colorado , 34 miles away, 3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
Aspen Mountain, Colorado , 36 miles away, 3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
Snowmass, Colorado , 38 miles away, 4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
Crested Butte, Colorado , 39 miles away, 2775 foot drop, 16 lifts, 121 runs
Irwin Lodge, Colorado , 41 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 52 miles away, 3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
Howelsen Hill, Colorado , 60 miles away, 440 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
Steamboat, Colorado , 60 miles away, 3668 foot drop, 20 lifts, 143 runs
 Marinas Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Roaring Fork Marina, Carbondale , 6 miles away
 Hotels Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs , 4 miles away
Starlight Lodge, Glenwood Springs , 4 miles away
Best Western Antlers, Glenwood Springs , 5 miles away
Hampton Inn Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs , 5 miles away
Holiday Inn Express GLENWOOD SPRINGS (ASPEN AREA), Glenwood Springs , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Glenwood Canyon Resort, Glenwood Springs, 3 miles away
Rock Gardens Mobile Home Park, Glenwood Springs, 3 miles away
Bogan Flats Campground and Group S - White River National Forest, Glenwood Springs, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Blue Creek Trail, Eagle , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Harvey Gap State Park, Colorado , 28 miles away
Paonia State Park, Colorado , 30 miles away
Rifle Falls State Park, Colorado , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Rock Gardens Rafting:
Rose Ranch Golf, Glenwood Springs , 2 miles away
Westbank Golf Course, Glenwood Springs , 3 miles away
Ironbridge Golf Club, Glenwood Springs , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Rock Gardens Rafting
Adams Lake, Garfield , 16 miles away
Elk Lakes, Garfield , 17 miles away
Jet Lake, Garfield , 18 miles away

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