THE BEST OVERNIGHT RAFTING TRIPS IN COLORADO
Ask the locals how to truly experience the majestic rivers around Breckenridge and they’ll recommend an overnight whitewater rafting trip. Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting offers you the chance to fully immerse yourself in the Colorado outdoors with multi-day river trips on the Arkansas and Colorado Rivers.
Overnight rafting trips offer an incredible opportunity to unplug and reconnect with your family and friends. The two and three-day trips provide you with a mix of adventures on and off the raft. You will spend the day on the river, blasting through stunning scenery and thrilling whitewater, in the evening, you’ll relish the downtime as your expert guides prepare a hearty river-style meal at camp. Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting’s overnight rafting trips are some of our guide’s favorite trips to lead as they love spending time on the river, sharing stories, and their passion with you.
Overnight rafting trips include wetsuits, paddle jackets, transportation to and from the river, tents, sleeping pads, and all meals. Just bring your sleeping bag and you’re set!
OUR GUIDE’S FAVORITE RAFTING TRIPS NEAR BRECKENRIDGE
24 HOURS OF BROWNS CANYON
An excellent weekend getaway just over an hour from Breckenridge! This multi-day whitewater adventure is our Browns Canyon Sizzler trip set up as an overnight rafting trip. You’ll arrive around noon the first day, raft into Browns Canyon, set up camp, and enjoy a hearty dinner in the canyon. A gear raft with all of your personal gear and provisions for the overnight portion will accompany you.
After a night of stargazing and storytelling, you’ll awake to hot coffee and a delicious breakfast, paddle out mid-morning, and be back at your car around noon the second day.
Bring your sleeping bag; we’ll handle everything else. If you don’t have a sleeping bag, check with the office to arrange a rental (sleeping bags must be reserved ahead of time), or just steal your guide’s! Minimum age 7 yrs/50 lbs.
24 HOURS ON THE UPPER COLORADO
This overnight trip departs at our Kremmling outpost which is just an hour from Breckenridge. On this trip, you’ll find something for everyone on this scenic float down the Colorado River. Get ready to see cabins, eagles, black bears, and even waterfalls!
After you have finished rafting for the day, you can go fishing, hiking, or fossil hunting while your guide cooks a delicious, riverside, dinner. The yummy food doesn’t stop there! Your guide will also prepare breakfast the following morning which will get you fueled up for the rest of your day.
On the second part of the trip, you will conquer the river in an inflatable kayak (duckie) or on one of our stand-up paddle boards. The rapids on this section of the river are Class II, making them great for people of all ages! Minimum age 5 yrs. Reservations required.
3-DAYS ON THE UPPER COLORADO
This unforgettable 3 day, two-night, rafting trip is a great family river trip. You will get to fully immerse yourself in the beautiful Colorado wilderness that is just an hour away from Breckenridge! Not only does this Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting trip include rafting, but you will try out inflatable kayaks and stand-up paddle boards too.
After your day on the river, take time to explore or relax while your guide prepares a savory meal for dinner. After dinner, you can enjoy the stars, jump in the river, or just kick your feet up and relax. All meals and gear are provided on this rafting trip. We just ask that you provide your own sleeping bag. If you do not have one, you can reserve one through the outpost before your trip! Minimum age 8 yrs.
3-DAY MILD TO WILD OVERNIGHT TRIP
Looking for the ultimate overnight rafting experience near Breckenridge? Try our Mild to Wild Overnight Trip, where the first two days are full of Class III whitewater fun. The first night you’ll camp in remote Browns Canyon while your guides prepare a gourmet dinner for you. Hiking and fishing options are abundant at camp, or you can just relax under the stars.
The next morning you’ll wake up to a delicious breakfast and raft the rest of the canyon through rapids like Zoom Flume, the Seven Stairs, and Seidel’s Suckhole. Halfway through the day, you’ll take a break as your guides prepare a riverside lunch. After lunch, you’ll jump into Inflatable Kayaks (duckies) and paddle them to the takeout. At the end of your second day on the river, we’ll pick you up and drive you further north upstream to another riverside camp where you’ll the remainder of the afternoon rock climbing and rappelling in Granite Gorge. No experience is necessary; we’ll teach you all you need to know.
On the third morning, after a hearty breakfast, prepare to run the most exhilarating whitewater on the Arkansas River, the Class IV & V Pine Creek, and the Numbers—also known as “The Gauntlet!” But first, you’ll rappel from your camp down into Granite Gorge, where you’ll meet your rafts for this incredible day. This trip provides the perfect progression from intermediate to the most advanced whitewater. We take care of all the details; all you need to bring is your sleeping bag. Minimum age 15 yrs.