Clear Creek (Class II,III,IV)  
 
 


Clear Creek, which drops from the mountains just west of Denver, provides a fun and challenging whitewater rafting experience. The river traverses past ponderosa pine, juniper, and Douglas fir tree forests before tumbling through the old mining town of Idaho Springs.

 
   
 


This Clear Creek Colorado whitewater rafting trip will take you past wildlife such as river otter, big horn sheep, and the occasional bear. Our Clear Creek office is just 30 minutes from Denver, 45 minutes from Winter Park, and 1-1/4 hours from Boulder with easy access from all of Grand County, Summit County and Vail.

 

CLEAR CREEK COLORADO THIRD-DAY BEGINNER RAFTING ADVENTURE

 

Grab a paddle and jump aboard! This beginner trip offers plenty of enjoyment. The Class III rapids are frequent and playful so plan on getting wet as you negotiate your way down the river. This trip accommodates children as young as 7 years of age which makes it a fun family experience. Because the water is usually cold, wetsuits are highly suggested and are available for rent. We offer a afternoon trip at 12:00 PM.

 
 
Meeting Times: 12:00 PM
Departure location: Mad Adventures River Office in Dumont
Cost: $45
Season: Mid-May to early August

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The minimum age for rafters on this whitewater adventure is 7 years.

 
  1200pm trip  
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CLEAR CREEK COLORADO HALF-DAY WHITEWATER RAFTING ADVENTURE

 

This trip is action-packed! The water is swift and tricky as the river drops though the narrow riverbed. You will encounter frequent rapids so be prepared for excitement. This Clear Creek Colorado white water trip is rated intermediate to advanced in difficulty (i.e., Class III and Class IV rapids), so come ready to work as a team, paddle hard, and get wet. We offer a morning trip (9:00 AM) and an afternoon trip (2:30 PM).

The minimum age for rafters on this whitewater adventure is 13 years

 
 
Meeting Times: 9:00 AM, 2:30 PM
Departure location: Mad Adventures River Office in Dumont
Adult (13 and up) Cost: $55
Season: Mid-May to early August
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CLEAR CREEK - PRIVATE EVENING TRIP
(Groups Only)

 

Want a private trip for your group? Looking for a late-day adventure? We are pleased to offer a special 5:30pm trip! This is a special private trip for groups of 10 or more people. As a private trip we can customize the adventure for you and your group. As this trip is offered on first come first serve basis reservations can only be taken over the phone at 970-726-5290.

 
 
Meeting Times: 5:30 PM
Departure location: Mad Adventures River Office in Dumont
Adult (13 and up) Cost: Please call for details
Season: Mid-May to early August
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Upper Colorado (Class II,III)
 
 

Located near the headwaters of the Colorado River and the western side of Rocky Mountain National Park, the Upper Colorado River whitewater rafting trips are perfect for those who want beautiful Canyon scenery and easy-to-navigate whitewater.

 
   
 

You'll see spectacular wildflowers, sheer granite canyon walls, and forest of blue spruce and Douglas fir trees. First-time boaters and families with children give trips on this river rave reviews.
 
     

UPPER COLORADO RIVER HALF-DAY ADVENTURE

 
On the half-day whitewater rafting trip we put in at the Pumphouse launching site and float to the Radium take out. The morning trip meets at 8:30 AM and the afternoon trip meets at 1:00 PM.
The minimum age for rafters on this adventure is 4 years.


 
 
Meeting Times: 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Departure location: Mad Adventures River Office in Kremmling
Adult Cost: $58
Youth (4 to 12 yrs): $48
Season: May to early September
 
   
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UPPER COLORADO RIVER FULL-DAY ADVENTURE

 
For the full-day Upper Colorado River whitewater rafting trip we put in at the Pumphouse launching site and float to Rancho del Rio. We stop part way through the trip for a riverside lunch on the banks of the river. Lunch and beverages are provided.

The minimum age for rafters on this adventure is 4 years.


 
 
Meeting Times: 8:30 AM
Departure location: Mad Adventures River Office in Kremmling
Adult Cost: $85
Youth (4 to 12 yrs): $75
Season: May to early September
 
   
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Cache La Poudre (Class II,III,IV)
 
 
The Cache la Poudre River, northwest of Fort Collins, is Colorado's first and only designated National Wild and Scenic River.

You get a thrilling whitewater rafting experience in a pristine and protected environment.

 
   
 

The sections we raft are just a little over one hour drive from either Denver or the town of Estes Park, which is just outside Rocky Mountain National Park.
 

LOWER POUDRE HALF-DAY

 
The intensity of the rapids on the lower Poudre vary from intermediate to advanced intermediate in difficulty (i.e., Class III rapids). Rocky Mountain Adventures' professional guides and specially selected rafts ensure that both first time and experienced rafters can join the fun. A whitewater rafting trip on the Lower Cache la Poudre makes a great family outing. The water can be cold early season. Wet suit rentals are available.

 
 
Meeting Times: 8:15 AM and 12:30 PM
Departure location: RMA Fort Collins Store
Cost: $55
Season: Mid-May to late August
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MISHAWAKA HALF-DAY

 
The rapids on the Mishawaka Falls section of the Cache la Poudre are much more action-packed than the other half-day whitewater rafting trips, with plunges that vary from intermediate to advanced in difficulty (i.e., Class III and IV rapids).
The current is swift and the channels are narrow, with fun but challenging rapids.

Rafters on this adventure must be at least 13 years old and must come prepared for hard paddling, teamwork and getting wet. We suggest you wear a wetsuit on this trip.
Wet suits are avaiable for rent.


 
 
Meeting Times: 12:30 PM
Departure location: RMA Fort Collins Store
Adult (13 and up) Cost: $67
Season: Mid-May to early August
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MISHAWAKA LUNCH TRIP

 
This Cache la Poudre trip, in addition to running the same stretch of river as the Mishawaka Falls section described above, stops part way through for lunch at the historic riverside Mishawaka Ampitheatre.

Wet suits on this trips are highly suggested and are avaiable for rent.


 
 
Meeting Times: 10:00 AM
Departure location: RMA Fort Collins Store
Adult (13 and up) Cost: $75
Season: Mid-May to early August
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UPPER POUDRE FULL-DAY TRIP

 
The full-day whitewater rafting trip on the Cache la Poudre begins near the community of Rustic at an elevation of about 8,000 feet, and finishes near Poudre Park.
The river has rapids that are advanced in difficulty (i.e., Class III and IV rapids).
The stream channel is narrow and rocky, and the current is very swift with almost continuous rapids. Waves frequently break over the front of our self-bailing rafts, making for a wet and exciting trip.

For this reason, we VERY STRONGLY SUGGEST a wet suit..

Wet suits on this trips are highly suggested and are avaiable for rent.


 
 
Meeting Times: 8:15 AM
Departure location: RMA Fort Collins Store
Adult (13 and up) Cost: $105
Season: Mid-May to early August
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  Please remember that our trips go rain or shine.
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