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Address: 309 9th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3605
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+1 970-947-0030
08:00 - 19:00
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The ONLY company that the owners actually guide the trips. Operated by...

The ONLY company that the owners actually guide the trips. Operated by husband and wife, Ryan and Molly Moyer, you'll love our unique small trips. Find us at the Sunlight Ski and Bike Shop this summer for Half day and Full day trips. "Mild" Family trips to Daring "Extreme" trips, we cover all your river adventures. Daily River Rentals available as well!

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Family float trip with grand kids.

We wanted a float trip to take with our 3 and 5 year old grand kids and Ryan and Molly set up a custom float down the Roaring Fork. the trip was perfect for everyone. We all had a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2016
Carbondale, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was really hoping this was going to be the highlight of our Glenwood Springs trip. I stopped by the store to inquire about the rentals and the owner provided us with some info. We said we would be back once we figured out our plans. We went back by later in the day and he was gone. A guy... More 

1 Thank lbritto
RaftingRyan, Owner at Up the Creek Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Girls. I remember talking with you. I am sorry you got the wrong information from the employee at the store. All our rentals are first come first serve, and shuttles can be arranged at anytime from the store for an additional cost. I got your message and relayed it to the store employees that day. They were prepared to... More 

Carbondale, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We wanted a float trip to take with our 3 and 5 year old grand kids and Ryan and Molly set up a custom float down the Roaring Fork. the trip was perfect for everyone. We all had a great time. Ryan was our guide and everything was well organized. We are already looking forward to another trip next year!!!... More 

Thank chrislatkiewicz
Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had been to Glenwood Springs a couple of times before and had rafted down the Colorado River. We wanted to try something different and asked for the Roaring Fork. It was late in the season so it wasn't "roaring" but still we had a most delightful time. Quite scenic and Ryan was great in all respects. We are already... More 

Thank L H
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I chose this company because of positive reviews and the fact that I like to patronize small family businesses whenever possible. When I emailed requesting a beginner trip, Molly suggested the intermediate Roaring Fork trip because of the age of our kids (15 and 13). I was a little nervous when we first took off, but it ended up being... More 

Thank Joann B
Oak Grove, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My fiancé, 9-year old daughter and I made a reservation to go white water rafting with Up the Creek. Ryan showed us a great time, rafting down Roaring Forks. As we enjoyed the beautiful scenery and the easy rapids, Ryan shared lots of information about the Glenwood Springs area. He taught us to navigate the waters and kept us safe... More 

Thank YLVelezSantos
Roswell, Georgia
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We chose the easy White Water Rafting trip since we had our 6 year old and 8 year old grand kids with us. It was their first rafting adventure and they loved it. Up the Creek was very sensitive to our kids and now my grandson is ready for the big time next time around.

Thank Bonnie W
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had a wonderful time! 2 teens and 2 adults, 3 of which that never been on any rafting trip before, I wanted a nice easy 'cruisey' float for what was to come later in our trip, Ryan was just down to Earth and very knowledgable and skillful of our needs, YES! I will be trying these guys again in... More 

1 Thank Steven M
Littleton, Colorado
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We booked with Up the Creek through the Glenwood Springs home page. So glad that we chose them. Ryan was great and my wife and I and 7 and 9 year old sons had a blast! We will always Raft with Up the Creek when in Glenwood Springs or Aspen. Highly recommend!

1 Thank PlanetFrog
Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our family age 5 - 74 loved our rafting trip on the Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers. Two squealing little girls up front hooted and hollered when they were totally covered in spray hitting a rapid. Then Poppa took their place when they were cold and wet and they moved back and paddled with Grammie. We were all totally loving... More 

Thank marjones3
Sioux City, Iowa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We took 12 boys 14 to 18 years old and 5 adults on a overnight trip I would say it was more of a float trip then a whitewater trip there was some rapids but most of it was fairly calm the guide did say earlier in the year is better. We got in late around 2pm which added a... More 

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