White Water Paddling in Colorado Springs, CO

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  1. The Royal Gorge is a steep and deep canyon carved by the Arkansas River near Canon City. The Arkansas River has more whitewater than any other river in Colorado, with the Royal Gorge offering class III-IV thrills through the canyon.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    41.4 miles
    Duration
    2 or more hours
  2. This recreation area is one of the most popular whitewater destinations in the nation. For 150-miles, this gorgeous river carves its way through some of Colorado's most impressive mountains.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    70.0 miles
    Duration
    2 hours to all day
  3. The Arkansas River is part of Pueblo’s downtown identity, and the Whitewater Park is located in downtown, within walking distance of shops and restaurants in the Historic Downtown District. The park features eight drops over a half-mile stretch.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    42.0 miles
    Duration
    1 hour or more
  4. Salida residents don’t only have the mountains as their playground; they also have the Arkansas River, which runs through downtown Salida. The river is dam-controlled, and can run as high as 6,000 cfs.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    70.1 miles
    Duration
    1 hour or more
  5. This is the ultimate Arkansas River trip, offering steep drops, technical sections and tight channels on advanced class IV-V rapids near Buena Vista.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    78.5 miles
    Duration
    2 or more hours
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