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Browns + Bighorn Sheep Canyons - 3 Day

Locally Owned • Instant Book • Shuttle Included
5 stars, (191)

Duration: 3 days

Buena Vista, Colorado; Salida, Colorado; Nathrop, Colorado


Locally Owned
Instant Book
Shuttle Included
$675 Adult
(Ages 13+)
$665 Child
(Ages 10-12)


Dip your toes into the wild!


3 Days, 2 Nights


Rapids: Class II-III

Ages 10+ May, July, August and September
Ages 13+ in June (high water)

This whitewater rafting trip on the Arkansas River Browns Canyon National Monument and Big Horn Sheep Canyons stretches between Buena Vista and Salida with class II-III rapids. These canyons open to stunning views of the snow-covered Collegiate Peaks Mountains rising to over 14,000 feet. This is an intermediate to advanced river experience.

Overnight trips require a minimum of 6 persons.

Equipment Rentals Available

Sleeping bags and pads, tents, wetsuits - we've got it all!

After you add your trip to your online cart here, you will be prompted to add Raft Trip Equipment Rentals. Choose your trip start date and time then choose your trip length.


On overnight trips, all on-river meals are provided, beginning with lunch the first day and ending with lunch the last day. The food is fresh and hearty and the guides will prepare it for you. A typical DINNER menu may include as a main course BBQ Steak, Baked Fish, Teriyaki Chicken, or combination entrees, fresh vegetables and salads, Dutch-oven desserts or breads, hors d'oeuvres, fresh fruits, fruit juices, coffee, tea and a complimentary glass of wine with dinner. All LUNCHES: are buffet style with a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, fruit, cheeses, sliced meats, nuts and juices or sodas.


includes fresh fruit juice, eggs in all styles, special pancakes, French toast, melons, fruit, cereals with milk, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. We can accommodate special diets with advance notice and almost always the menu suits the vegetarian.

Though we carry ample supplies of juices, coffee, tea and hot chocolate we encourage you to BYO extra soda or beer. You can arrange for us to pick up specific beverages for you prior to the trip or BYO before you meet us at the DVK base. Any liquids you bring must be in cans or unbreakable containers.


You're welcome to bring alcohol in cans and unbreakable containers on overnight trips for camp. Glass of wine is complimentary with dinners. Our guides can refuse to let you participate in a trip if your safety is at risk due to alcohol or drugs.


Gratuities are not included in your trip cost. While tipping is done at your discretion, tipping is one of the gauges we use in terms of customer satisfaction. If you are ever not satisfied, please let us know so that we can adjust our expeditions in the future.


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