Arkansas River Rafting
Dvorak Expeditions has over 40 years of experience in Arkansas River rafting, kayaking, tubing and SUP adventures in Salida, CO. They were founded in 1979 in the scenic Arkansas River Valley of Colorado by outdoor educators and outdoorsman. As early pioneers of western whitewater river rafting in the Rocky Mountains, they own the first outfitter license by the state of Colorado. Dvorak is proud to be a family-run business, with over 60,000 miles of river running experience.
Dvorak wants everyone to share their love of the Arkansas River! It may be a rafting trip today, a SUP rental tomorrow, or paddling an inflatable kayak through class II rapids into downtown Salida. Their shop is conveniently located in Salida, CO just minutes from the Arkansas River. They are the experts on Arkansas River rafting and water sports!
Arkansas River Rafting Information
Dvorak Expeditions offers guided white water rafting trips on some of the West‘s most amazing rivers. Whether you‘re looking for day trips on the Arkansas River, or want to enjoy a trip down the Dolores River, they have a trip for everyone.
The world renowned Arkansas River lies on the outskirts of Salida, Colorado. With wide-ranging options from beginner to advanced class V rapids, it will provide a challenge for even the most experienced whitewater rafters. Browns Canyon is a popular rafting day trip where rafters will paddle class III and IV rapids through the spectacular pink canyon walls surrounded by remote wilderness. The views can’t be beat! From awe-inspiring canyons to the snow covered Sangre de Cristo Mountains and frequent wildlife sightings, Arkansas River rafting is world famous for a reason!
Dvorak also offer rafting trips down the Colorado River, Gunnison River, Dolores River, Green River, and more. Click Book Now for more information!
Dvorak also rents equipment for a self-guided adventure on the Arkansas River – they have all of your inflatable watercraft needs covered. They rent inflatable kayak (ducky) rentals, raft rentals, stand up paddle board rentals, tube rentals, and PFDs and paddles. Dvorak rents the highest quality Hyside IKs that provide the most stable and predictable ride possible on the Arkansas River or nearby lakes in the Arkansas Valley.
Ask for directions from the knowledgeable staff to the nearest body of water suitable for your skill level. Or get a lesson from a pro to get comfortable on the river and experience the fastest growing sport in the world.
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