See what makes Bighorn Sheep Canyon one of the most popular rafting locations near the Royal Gorge on a half-day whitewater adventure that’s suitable for both novices and experienced rafters. Soak up views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and pristine Colorado scenery in between tackling class II-IV rapids. At just a half day, it's an easy way to fit in a favorite Rocky Mountains outdoor activity.
Navigate a scenic run of the Arkansas River with an expert river guide
Enjoy different views of unspoiled Colorado landscapes
Moderate rapids are ideal for intermediate rafters, but no experience is necessary
Makes a great outdoor adventure for families with children age 8 and older
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Use of Helmet/Life Vest/Splash Jacket
Food and drinks
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
The listed price does not include the wetsuit and wetsuit bootie rentals. You are not required to rent these items but they are here if you need them.
Departure & Return
49311 W U.S. 50 B, Cañon City, CO 81212, USA
Drive west on Hwy 50 from Canon City just over 1 mile and we will be on the right at the road for Skyline Drive
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Recommended dress code is no cotton. Anything synthetic such as swimwear, workout gear, and sandals/sneakers with a heel. No flip flops for crocks!
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 175 travelers
Operated by Arkansas River Tours
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Intermediate Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are: