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Arkansas Valley Adventures - Day Trips

431 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9626
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World-class rafting trips on Clear Creek from beginner to advanced. Only 30 minutes from Denver! Come see our spectacular new 4,000 square-foot Outpost, offering the best in amenities. Free wetsuits and jackets, trips discounts available daily on our website. Trips on Clear Creek are close to Denver, Boulder, Winter Park and Summit County.
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“the river” (56 reviews)
“clear creek” (66 reviews)
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431 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9626
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"white water rafting"
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"the river"
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"clear creek"
in 66 reviews
"free fall"
in 12 reviews
"rafting and zip lining"
in 9 reviews
"great guide"
in 20 reviews
"gold rush"
in 14 reviews
"lower canyon"
in 5 reviews
"great job"
in 18 reviews
"favorite part"
in 5 reviews
"bucket list"
in 6 reviews
"great trip"
in 15 reviews
"beginner rafting trip"
in 6 reviews
"felt safe"
in 9 reviews
"whole family"
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"a lot of fun"
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"water shoes"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an incredible time with Garrett and Aaron! They made us feel very safe and informed before we took on some serious whitewater in Clear Creek! Throughout the trip we had the opportunity to paddle 4+ rapids that got our hearts pounding and the...More

Thank Julia T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I rafted Pine Creek and the Numbers on the Arkansas River 6/9/18. This is one of the best raft adventures in the state! At proper water levels, you get to run the only class V rapid on the Ark in CO, Pine Creek. It's non-stop...More

Thank Kerry K
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an incredible day of white water rafting and zip lining. We had 11 people in our group and everyone loved it. Our guides, white water rafting-Brett, zip lining- Katie and Spencer, were fantastic with everyone from Grandpa to the youngest of the kiddos....More

Thank Meaghan R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had a great time rafting down the upper Colorado. We even brought our 4 year old daughter and she loved it. Our guide was Greg and he was comedic, knowledgeable and overall a great guide. We wholeheartedly recommend AVA!

Thank Chris R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip was awesome! We arrived 45 min early and checked in under the tent, it’s easier to fill out the waiver online. After checking in, we were able to get a drink, use the restroom, and just kind of hang out until it was...More

Thank whitdens
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first zip lining experience. Our guides were very knowledgeable and safety oriented! We had a great day and plan to use this company again!!

Thank elkins3827
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to try the Gold Rush trip out of Idaho Springs and had a top notch experience. We had a group of eight guys that were split into two groups of four. Fortunately my group's guide was Lala, and she was INCREDIBLE!...More

Thank JustinB5488
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time with our trip leader Lucas on Clear Creek. We booked an intermediate rapids trip and got all that we asked for. Lucas was fantastic and kept us all laughing and entertained the entire time.

Thank Jamie P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cant say enough nice things about our rafting trip on the Blue River! Our guide Ken was AMAZING! He made the trip without a doubt. My family of seven were all in the same boat and we had an amazing time. While the river...More

Thank williamrkennedy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose a multi even package in one day. My husband and I were both nervous about the whole experience due to this was both of our first time. Kate and Elise was our guide for zip lines and they made us feel so comfortable...More

Thank Jessica B
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