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Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips

45000 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9735
+1 800-755-3246
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Echo Canyon has 40 years of experience in providing rafting adventures and making vacation memories to last a lifetime! Offering NEW Premier Packages as well as Half-Day, Full-Day and Multi-Day river trips on the Arkansas River. Family and Adventure class whitewater rafting is just 1 hour from Colorado Springs.
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45000 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9735
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My dad and I did the half-day trip in Big Horn Canyon and had a blast! He kept repeating, "This is incredible!" McKenna, was the perfect guide. She was very knowledgeable, always stayed calm, directed us well, and kept us smiling/entertained with her humor. Loved...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the best time for our first raft. Gerj was the coolest and knowledgeable guide. Had so much fun.

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stop was part of our Blue Sky Package on our way to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. What a perfect way to start a high adventure camping trip. Alfredo was the perfect guide. Asked us what kind of a ride we wanted from...More

Thank ckleinhenz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Lex was awesome! We did the 3 hour Big Horn Sheep Canyon trip which was just the right amount of thrill and calm. The little stories along the way about history and wildlife were great too. The only disappointment was the cost of...More

Thank JSD2789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an expected and planned family trip we all have been waiting for. The river was full and the rapids gave us the thrills we imagined. Two hours passed so fast we didn't noticed!! The guides were very nice and attentive. We definitely would...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really good time. Kenna was a great wife. Fun to have along for the ride. Even for late in the season it was a good run

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Echo Canyon has the best helpful staff! Our guide was Freddie and the Best! The water temperatures can be quite cold. They do have wetsuits and water boots you can rent if you need a little extra warmth. Helmets and lifevest are included with the...More

Thank D H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a blast with the the wife. McIver was an awesome guide. Good starter for first time rafters. Next would be to go at a time of year when the waters are higher and faster and not getting thrown becomes more of a challenge :).

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 2nd time to raft with Echo, they are the best, have great gear and awesome guides. We did the Big Horn the first day with the kids and they loved it. We then decided we wanted to try out the Royal Gorge...More

Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rapids ranged from level 1 to 4 with most being 2/3 in the middle of the trip and more like 1/2 in the beginning and towards the end. Took half day tour - went about 10 miles. We had 4 people our boat and a...More

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8 August 2017|
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Response from EchoCanyon | Property representative |
At current river flows, a full day trip is roughly 6 hours in length. We offer full day raft trips from the end of May through the middle of August, so try to squeeze the trip in this week if you can! Thanks!
Alicia M
10 June 2017|
Response from EchoCanyon | Property representative |
Hello Alicia, We are certainly open for the 4th of July. We offer trips 7 days a week from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Thanks!
20 April 2017|
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Response from EchoCanyon | Property representative |
Hello! Plan on being with us for about 3 hours for an average half day raft trip. That time includes a short shuttle ride to and from the river, as well as a little time for paddling and safety instructions. Actual time on... More