Clear Creek Gold Rush Whitewater Rafting

Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting offers beginner to advanced rafting on Clear Creek. Add an on-site zipline tour on our Cliffside Zipline Course spanning our 9-acre mountainside property!

Clear Creek Gold Rush

  • 1/3-day trip
  • Multiple departure times each day
  • Minimum age 6 & 50 lbs
  • Check In: multiple times daily at Idaho Springs Outpost
  • From $54 adult, $49 child 6-12

Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting offers Clear Creek river rafting trips for all levels and abilities. Our Clear Creek beginner rafting trip features family level whitewater rapids and is only 30 miles from Denver or an hour from Summit County and Winter Park! Our beginner – intermediate Clear Creek rafting trip is a fun introduction to whitewater rafting in a safe environment with experienced guides. The section of river we run for the Gold Rush rafting trip packs in eleven Class beginner-intermediate whitewater rapids. Enjoy an active afternoon of paddling through historic Idaho Springs. This trip is ideal for all abilities and is an excellent family rafting trip. We typically depart four times a day, so there’s sure to be a time that fits your schedule. The minimum requirement is 6 yrs/50 lbs.

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Outer Limits Full Day

  • Our Clear Creek Gold Rush and Upper Clear Creek Trips together with lunch in one fun day!
  • Full Day with lunch
  • Minimum age 15
  • Check In: 10 am at Idaho Springs Outpost
  • $113-$118 per person

Enjoy a full day of whitewater rafting on Clear Creek…from mild to wild!  Start out the day on our Gold Rush section, splashing through 11 back-to-back rapids.  It’s the perfect opportunity to go from novice paddler to experienced whitewater rafter in a single morning.  After a break for lunch, it’s time to take on the Upper Clear Creek section, with rapids like Phoenix, Nomad, and Outer Limits.  This steep, technical stretch will keep your heart pumping until the end of the trip!  Minimum age 15 yrs, good physical condition recommended.

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Clear Creek Gold Rush + Zipline Package:

Put together the two best activities in Colorado. Start with our Idaho Springs Cliffside Zipline Tour, perched above our Outpost on a 9-acre wooded and mountainous spot. After a scenic nature hike to get to the start of the course, take on six zips of varying length through the trees and cliffs before crossing over Chicago Creek for an exhilarating finish. After a break for lunch, the Clear Creek Beginner whitewater trip tackles eleven family-level rapids as you paddle your way through a small scenic gorge on the Creek.  The perfect option for all ability levels!  Minimum age 10, minimum weight 75 lbs. Rafting trip is minimum age 6 & 50 lbs. This trip may be run with zipline first and rafting second, or the other way around. This trip also includes a lunch break with time for you to head into Idaho Springs (5 min walk or 2 min car ride) to grab food at one of the great eating establishments. Or bring your lunch and enjoy your picnic on our creek side deck.   See the Idaho Springs zipline tour on Google Satellite map.

You can choose this trip with lunch break or no break (non-stop)

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