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Upcoming Events in Breckenridge

Despite the summer nearing its end, Breckenridge still has fun upcoming events to come and check out! Colorado’s biggest sporting event, the US Pro Cycling Challenge, is back and just around the corner, starting August 17th in Steamboat Springs and ending August 23rd in Denver. Labor Day marks the end of summer with the annual Rubber Duck Race … Read More >>

River News

We’ve compiled some of the top river news to bring you a summer summary of Colorado’s rivers. Read on for the top headlines of this raft season. Browns Canyon River Designated as a National Monument After decades of efforts put forth by the local community, politicians and wilderness supporters, Browns Canyon was officially designated as a national … Read More >>

What Does All Inclusive Really Mean?

If you are a bargain hunter, look no further than Arkansas Valley Adventures when looking to book some summer excursions. You can avoid all the hassle and spend your most quality time absorbing all the exhilaration with all inclusive prices. With the convenience of the booking process either online or with our friendly and knowledgeable … Read More >>

The Different Classes of Rapids Explained

When planning a whitewater adventure it is important to do some research and make sure you are booking your group on the trip that’s right for you. Understanding how whitewater rapids are classed is crucial in this process. The last thing you want to do is misunderstand how that rapids are classed and put your … Read More >>

Upper Colorado Float Trip

On a sunny crisp Tuesday morning in Breckenridge, about to depart for our wonderful adventure with Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting on the Upper Colorado Duckies, we hit the road to arrive for 8:30AM and got there with plenty of time to spare. After check in with the lovely front desk agents, we were welcomed by our guide … Read More >>

5 Best Outdoor Activities in Summit County

“Colorado’s Playground” isn’t just an exaggerated slogan of Summit County… It’s more of a way of life. With many a mountains, waters, and great towns littered along these valleys, it is very easy to find entertainment in the Summit area. The main issue is how do you choose from such a plethora of options? Rafting … Read More >>

Why River Camping is Better than Car Camping

Camping is an American pastime. It is a great way to escape the routine of your everyday life and take in all that the great outdoors has to offer.  Most people typically drive their car with all of their supplies straight up to their campsite and then proceed to set up camp right outside of … Read More >>

Mix n’ Match

With the massive amount of outdoor activities the state of Colorado has to offer, it can be difficult to pack everything into a one day or even a one week trip. Between hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, ziplining, horseback riding, rock climbing, ATVing, fly fishing, hot air ballooning, shopping, and train rides, it can be a … Read More >>

4 Reasons Kids Need to Get Outdoors

Many parents send their children outside so they can take time to themselves to get things done without distraction. What some parents don’t realize is this outside time is benefiting not only themselves, but their children as well. There are several reasons kids need to get outdoors. Here are four reason kids need to get … Read More >>

Current River Conditions

After a crazy couple of weeks at extreme high water, the rivers have peaked and are now starting to subside. The current conditions allow for a lot of different sections to open up, and these sections are pumping with whitewater right now. Arkansas River: Both the Numbers and Pine Creek section have opened. These sections … Read More >>