The Dolores River is a tributary of the Colorado River and flows through Colorado and Utah. The Dolores River offers has different sections, some with mostly flat water, and one section with up to class IV whitewater. Water flows can vary widely depending on snowpack and demands from irrigation; usually, the river is runnable for rafts only from mid-April through mid-June. As the water level drops, canoes or kayaks are most appropriate. Multi-day enthusiasts can plan trips varing in length from 3 to 14 days. Enjoy wildlife, ancient ruins, petroglyphs and beautiful canyon scenery on this wilderness river. The Delores is a classic Western River trip ranking up there with the Grand Canyon and the Middle Fork of the Salmon.
Wilderness Aware Rafting
Buena Vista, CO
Twice named “Colorado Company of the Year”! Winner of the BBB "Excellence in Customer Service" award. Join us on one of five different rivers in Colorado
and the Salt River in Arizona near Phoenix and Tucson. Trips range in duration from ½ - 10 days and include wildwater, family whitewater, guided float fishing, and inflatable kayaks. Our trips represent a full range of difficulties, but most do not require any previous experience. Hearty, wholesome meals prepared riverside. Visit our new 7,200 square foot facility located on the banks of the Arkansas River in the Colorado Rockies. Established 1976. Outstanding safety record, experienced guides.
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