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Arkansas Valley Adventures - Day Trips

431 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9626
+1 800-370-0581
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World-class rafting trips on Clear Creek from beginner to advanced. Only 30 minutes from Denver! Come see our spectacular new 4,000 square-foot Outpost, offering the best in amenities. Free wetsuits and jackets, trips discounts available daily on our website. Trips on Clear Creek are close to Denver, Boulder, Winter Park and Summit County.
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431 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9626
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just went today with my friends today. It was so much fun! Kenny and Mikey were the best! So funny. Well worth the money. Do it.

Thank thinsays
Reviewed 5 days ago

AVA is the BEST at what they do! We had a large group of 75 people do the rafting excursion...there was a lot of potential for disaster, however the trip went down without a problem thanks to the company's organization, adaptability and professionalism. AVA made...More

Thank Marissa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had visited Peru last year and planned a trip up the Via Ferrata there. My husband unfortunately became ill and couldn't participate. While searching for ones nearby that he could experience, I found the one through AVA. They were having a...More

Thank stefholmes8o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the first time for me (49 year old) to brave this tour. Tony and Bailey were our guides and they made it all so much better! They made me feel so secure and enjoyable. Our family had a great time!

Thank Junehee K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome experience and our guide totally rocked it. AVA is well organized, has nice equipment, and a great team of people that make the day fun.

Thank mb93ohiou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of 3 (2 adults & a teenager) had a great 1/2 day float trip through Gore Canyon with Elysse & Ken. The trip included 2 very gentle sections of rapids (this was not a white water trip) & the option to jump off...More

Thank bdeckermsu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on an awesome 1/2 day kayaking trip on the Upper Colorado today and it was everything I hoped for! Alexa was kind and helpful at the front desk, and both guides Eric and Jacob were hilarious on the bus and awesome out on the...More

Thank emilieabetz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On Aug 5th 20 coworkers came out for a thrill on the Clear Creek. Exciting, fun float...even with a few taking a dip. My boat's guide, Chuck, was awesome. He showed his expertise navigating the class 4 runs. Highly recommended!

Thank MotherGunther
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the beginners family 1/3 day trip. It was beautiful and very fun. Our guide Kimberly was amazing! She saved me from falling in! She was very knowledgeable about what to do when we got stuck and kept us safe. While in Colorado, we...More

Thank tatormae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lizzie and Bailey were excellent guides! We had a great time with them! They were funny, engaging and very friendly. When we come back, we will ask for them!

Thank peterspurchases
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