Test Your Wits (and wetsuit) on the Upper Clear Creek
A half-day trip for those wanting more of a whitewater challenge with continuous paddling. Great for experienced paddlers or aggressive first-timers. Difficulty varies with the water level.
Browse our Upper Clear Creek trips below or give us a call and talk to one of our reservation specialists who can help find the perfect trip for you.
Upper Clear Creek Half-Day
Starting at 8,000 feet in elevation, this whitewater creek packs a serious punch and is perfect for intermediate rafters. Continuous intermediate to advanced whitewater makes for a wild rafting trip only 45 minutes from Breckenridge. Double Knife and Outer Limits Rapids test the skills of the most experienced boaters. With five departures daily and only 30 miles from Denver, come experience for yourself why we consider rafting on the Clear Creek to be an incredible gem on Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting’s river roster.
- 1/2 Day
- Multiple departure times each day
- Minimum age 15
- Cost: $69 – $84
- Idaho Springs Outpost
Upper Clear Creek 1/2 Day + Zipline Package
After a scenic nature hike to get to the beginning of our 6-line course, take on some serious zipline fun of varying lengths through the trees and cliffs before crossing over Chicago Creek for an exhilarating finish. Take a break for lunch, then get ready for our action-packed Clear Creek Intermediate rafting trip to conquer some of the most intense whitewater near Breckenridge! You’ll hit about 30 rapids on this 8-mile trip that drops an incredible 1,300 vertical feet. This continuous, steep, technical section will keep your paddle moving and your heart thumping as you crash through pulsing, Class IV rapids such as Phoenix, Nomad, Falls Creek, and Outer Limits. Between trips, you’ll have time to head into the town of Idaho Springs (just a 5-minute walk or 2 min drive) to enjoy one of the town’s great restaurants. Or feel free to bring your lunch and enjoy it on our creekside deck. See the Idaho Springs zipline tour on Google Satellite Maps.
- Leave from our See the Idaho Springs zipline tour on Google Satellite Maps
- Minimum age 15
- Good physical condition recommended
- Cost: $183