Planning a trip to Breckenridge, Colorado, this summer? While known for its excellent mountain biking, fly fishing, and hiking, did you know thrilling whitewater rafting trips are located less than an hour way from this adventurous mountain town? Lakota Guides of Colorado offers several different stretches of river in proximity to Summit County, with varying classes of rapids that tailor to your adventure needs. The Middle Eagle and Lower Eagle are located in Lakota’s backyard and range from relaxing class I-II whitewater for families, to exciting class III-IV for whitewater enthusiasts.
For those looking for even more of an adrenaline rush, our Buena Vista office–located approximately 1.5 hours from Breckenridge–gets blood pumping through its class III+ sections on the Arkansas River. Our Brown’s Canyon half– and full-day trips feature memorable rapids, spectacular scenery, remote canyons, and the towering Collegiate Peaks, while our half-day Numbers and full-day Granite Gorge sections are two class IV+ stretches for the ultimate thrill-seeker and experienced rafter!
Ever thought about trying zip lining? Lucky you, this opportunity also awaits just outside of Breckenridge! Combine wind and water with a tree-line adventure over 3,500 feet across the Arkansas River! After zip-lining, enjoy a delicious lunch at our covered picnic site, then finish out the day with our technical rapid section through Numbers.
If opting for a half-day rafting trip, finish the day with a delicious dinner in downtown Breckenridge. Downstairs at Eric’s is a popular spot to grab a beer after a hard day of paddling, while Motherloaded Tavern has excellent comfort foods and even s’more roasting for a great family atmosphere!