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Royal Gorge Rafting

Fremont county, Colorado whitewater outfitter

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The wonderful Fremont County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Royal Gorge Rafting will make you feel great. If you're coming from Canon City it's not a long drive at all to the starting location. There arenít any hotels right
    nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. Great exercise
and just being out on the river for a while are great attractions for lots of people. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Colorado is often more difficult than elsewhere, so keep in mind that many runs in this state are not easy. The river winds through the Front Range and you get great scenery.

Briefly about
the general area:
If you fancy a little side visit, try Mikesell Gulch; you'll meet a lot of people from Canon City here. These mountains rock, just look at all the enjoyable things to do in the Front Range. A visit to Red Rocks Spring will fill your soul with wonderful feelings, and don't leave Royal Gorge Rafting without first going for a hike along the Tanner Trail. This is such a fun river. There's pleasant hiking along the Stultz Trail. Summertime brings highs in the 70's to Royal Gorge Rafting while nighttime lows are mostly in the 40's. Through the winter the highs are usually in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Royal Gorge Rafting are in the-10's.

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These outdoors activities are available near Royal Gorge Rafting.
 Whitewater Near Royal Gorge Rafting:
Whitewater Outfitter - Clear Creek Rafting, Fremont County, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - American Adventure Expeditions, Fremont County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Arkansas River, Fremont County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9 miles long (Parkdale Launch to Canon City)
Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Adventure Outfitter, Fremont County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Raft Masters, Fremont County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Grape Creek, Fremont County, 10 miles away
      Class IV+ - 15 miles long (Bear Gulch to Canon City)
Arkansas River, Chaffee/Fremont County, 14 miles away
      Class III - 8.7 miles long (Highway Pinnacle Rock Launch to Parkdale Launch)
South Platte River, Jefferson County, 25 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 8 miles long (Eleven Mile Reservoir to Lake George)
South Platte River, Park County, 28 miles away
      Class V+ - 7.3 miles long (Lake George to Cheesman Reservoir)
 Ski Areas Near Royal Gorge Rafting:
Monarch, Colorado , 70 miles away, 1162 foot drop, 7 lifts, 63 runs
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado , 73 miles away, 2270 foot drop, 7 lifts, 105 runs
Breckenridge, Colorado , 73 miles away, 3398 foot drop, 27 lifts, 146 runs
Keystone, Colorado , 74 miles away, 3128 foot drop, 20 lifts, 135 runs
Loveland, Colorado , 75 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Copper Mountain, Colorado , 78 miles away, 2601 foot drop, 23 lifts, 125 runs
Eldora, Colorado , 80 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 12 lifts, 53 runs
Winter Park, Colorado , 81 miles away, 3060 foot drop, 26 lifts, 145 runs
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 82 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
SolVista Basin, Colorado , 93 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 37 runs
 Hotels Near Royal Gorge Rafting:
Econo Lodge Canon City, Canon City , 6 miles away
Super 8 Canon City, Canon City , 7 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Canon City, Canon City , 8 miles away
Budget Host Royal Gorge Inn, Canon City , 8 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites, Canon City , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Royal Gorge Rafting:
Royal Gorge Camp 88, Canon City, 0 miles away
Buffalo Bill's Royal Gorge Campground, Canon City, 1 miles away
Mountain View Trading Post and Campground, Canon City, 1 miles away
 Trails Near Royal Gorge Rafting:
Tanner Trail, Fremont , 8 miles away
Stultz Trail, Fremont , 9 miles away
Highline Trail, Fremont , 12 miles away
Sheeley Trail, Fremont , 13 miles away
Mineral-Stevens Trail, Custer , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Royal Gorge Rafting:
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant - CO , 22 miles away
Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Mosca - CO , 53 miles away
Mueller State Park, Colorado , 24 miles away
Eleven Mile State Park, Colorado , 28 miles away
Spinney State Park, Colorado , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Royal Gorge Rafting:
Shadow Hills Golf Club, Canon City , 7 miles away
Four Mile Ranch Golf Club, Canon City , 11 miles away
Sumo Golf Course, Florence , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Royal Gorge Rafting
Lone Tree Reservoir, Fremont , 6 miles away
DeWeese Reservoir, Custer , 19 miles away

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