Go whitewater rafting through our National Kayak Course through Class I, II & III rapids! This trip is great for families and you can choose between our Splash & Dash or Half Day trips!
Dolores River Rafting
- Full-day Per Person
- Full-day Per Person (with Snaggletooth)
- 2 Day 1 Night Per Person
- 3 Day 2 Night Per Person
- 4 Day 3 Night Per Person
- 6 Day 5 Nights Per Person
Go Rafting Down the Dolores River with Multi-day options
Due to limited dam releases, access to this magnificent river is only every few years.
If you’re looking for a fun whitewater rafting trip for the family or group, you’ll love cruising down the Dolores River on our day trips or multi-day rafting options. As one of America’s best rafting runs, ranking closely behind the Grand Canyon, you’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with Colorado’s nature and wildlife. Start your rafting excursion with our Durango rafting guides as you float through the canyon admiring pink Navajo and red Wingate sandstone walls. Take in the natural beauty of the Anasazi ruins and petroglyphs as you witness a full spectrum of Colorado’s history in one of the Southwest’s best-kept secrets. Flow-through the high country on one of our whitewater rafting trips!
DOLORES RIVER HIGHLIGHTS:
- Due to limited dam releases, this waterway is only runnable every few years.
- Red rock walls and towering ponderosa pines surround the mighty Dolores River.
- The Dolores is home to Snaggletooth, a class 4 (IV) Rapid
- Scattered ancient Anasazi ruins along the way
- Located near Durango & Telluride, Colorado
- Great trip for all white water enthusiasts
- Duration: 1 or 6 Days
- Difficulty level: Intermediate
What is included in your trip?
- All boating equipment, life jackets,
- All on-river meals from lunch day 1 through lunch on the last day of your trip.
- With notice, we can also provide a rain jacket with pants as needed.
- Everyone will be given waterproof dry bags for personal gear.
- Tents and sleeping bags will be provided (bring your own sleeping bag if you have one).
What to bring:
- Clothes for the duration of your trip. (quick-dry clothing)
- Rain gear and warm clothes for hanging around camp.
- Sturdy, secure footwear that can get wet.
- NO FLIP FLOPS OR BARE FEET!
- Be sure to bring sunscreen, chapstick, a bottle for water, a hat and sunglasses
- A set of warm, dry clothes to change into at the end of the day.
- If you choose to bring a camera, keep in mind anything you bring could get wet, lost, or broken.
- Bring a face mask for the ride back to your vehicle after the trip.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:
- Transportation to the put-in (check the confirmation email for details)
- Personal clothing and other sundry items (See what to bring above)
- Signing digital waivers before trip launches (cell service is spotty at the put-in)
From the Durango Rivertrippers Team we want to thank our first responders, pharmacists, doctors, nurses, and all of the essential employees who are helping fight the spread of COVID-19.
Our commitment to safety for both our guests and staff is our number one priority. We will be making some changes to keep that commitment during COVID-19. All of our trips can and will be modified as needed, in an effort to keep everyone as healthy and safe as possible. We will be limiting the number of guests on each trip to keep our social distance. After each trip in a vehicle or raft we will sanitize high touch points before the next use. We will have disinfectant wipes or hand sanitizer available for all guests.
Changes moving forward
- We will be limiting the number of guests on each raft and vehicle
- Cleaning and disinfecting highly trafficked surfaces multiple times every day
- Providing sanitizer or disinfectant wipes for our guests
- Encouraging private trips to continue social distancing
- We will continue to follow our local Health Department for specific updates