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Royal Gorge Full-Day Rafting Trip

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    What to Expect
    Prepare to get wet on one of Colorado’s wildest rafting challenges. Make your way to the rafting outpost in Cañon City, approximately 1 hour southwest of Colorado Springs, in the morning. Meet your expert river guide and gear up with safety equipment and paddles before transport out to the launch site on the Arkansas River. For the best experience, come prepared with sunscreen, sunglasses and quick-drying clothes.
    Get your feet wet with a run down the relatively calm class II and III rapids of Bighorn Sheep Canyon, where you can soak up the beautiful high desert scenery and keep an eye out for herds of wild bighorn sheep during calmer stretches. Refuel with a deli-style picnic lunch on the riverbanks midday.
    Once you're warmed up, get ready for a wild ride on the class IV+ whitewater rapids of the Royal Gorge. Work along with the group and your expert guide to tackle churning flumes and bends, all while surrounded by the Gorge’s dramatic canyon walls.
    Back at the outpost in the afternoon, you’ll have a chance to purchase souvenir photos to commemorate your adventure.
    Please note: Minimum ages apply, and all rafters must have the ability to swim. See Additional Info for more details. 
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The Lost Paddle Rafting company isn’t as fancy as some of the other rafting companies that guide through the gorge but their guides are extremely knowledgeable about rafting and about the unique history of the area. We learned about the history of the pipeline, which...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Ninjadinosaurharvey
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Lost Paddle was an awesome trip. Our rafting guide knew so much about the landscape and the history of the area, so while floating/going through the lighter rapids it was very entertaining. Lunch was a fantastic spread. My only concern was our raft guide smoked...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank KT_H608
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Lost River Paddle has the best river guides period. I’ve been with them twice this year and had a blast both times. I can’t recommend them enough. -Gary

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank gdawgity
    Jim W, Owner at Lost Paddle Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks again Gary! We really appreciate your business! -Jim & Kelly

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    "Rabbit" was super awesome and guided us through class 2 up to class 5 Rapids. We dis the full day and had a great lunch in between the two sections. You could tell Rabbit knew a lot about the rock strata, rapids, and even mixed...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Krad318
    Jim W, Owner at Lost Paddle Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Leaving you and your family with lasting memories is what keeps us all coming back! We love our jobs, and we really love sharing the happiness with our guests. Thanks again for rafting with us, we appreciate your business. -Jim & Kelly

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had such a blast on our full day adventure. Rabbit was amazing, knew his stuff, and made our adventure so much fun! Can’t wait to do it again!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Shanooberz
    Jim W, Owner at Lost Paddle Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for choosing the team at Lost Paddle Rafting! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your time with Rabbit! See you next time! -Jim & Kelly

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