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RIGS whitewater Rafting and Kayaking trips are available all summer on Southwest Colorado rivers located a short distance from the Ouray, Telluride, Montrose, Silverton and Ridgway State Park area. Spring run-off from high in the Colorado Rockies brings Colorado rafting trips alive on the lower Gunnison River (Gunnison Gorge / Black Canyon & Escalante Dominguez sections), Uncompahgre River and San Miguel River. Discover picturesque canyons, lush riparian banks, abundant wildlife and fun/challenging class II – IV rapids, ½ Day Family Rafting Trips to Multi-Day River Adventures on exhilarating whitewater rafting trips ranging from mild to wild – serious wet and wild fun for your next family rafting vacation! Check out our Adventure Schedule to help you determine which whitewater trip is right for your group. RIGS has some great Rafting Deals in Colorado too, so join us on Facebook or check out our What’s Hot BLOG for the latest specials and Group Discounts on quality river rafting adventures in Southwest Colorado.
To insure trip quality and customer satisfaction, RIGS Guide Staff is trained well beyond Colorado minimum qualification standards. SRT (Swiftwater Rescue Training) certification insures you have some of Southwest Colorado’s best trained white water river rafting professionals. Whether rafting on the Lower Gunnison River (Gunnison Gorge / Black Canyon & Escalante Dominguez sections), Uncompahgre River or San Miguel River – Your safety is our Top Priority!
Now – How do I choose the right RIVER TRIP for me?
Whitewater Trips range from 2 hr. to 5 days and are divided into two categories:
- Inflatable boats, up to 8 people per-raft
- Guide in each boat, guide utilizes crew with paddle instruction.
- Paddle Raft (participation required) or *Oar Boat (just hold on) option. *limited use on Uncompahge & San Miguel Rivers
- Self-powered craft, single & tandem boats available
- Instruction given by guide prior to trip. Guide on trip, but not in yours
- Popular on intro river sections – great for all ability levels
RIGS Family Whitewater Rafting Trips in Southwest Colorado on the San Miguel River, Uncompahgre River or Gunnison River are for everyone! As a family owned business, we believe in conducting each trip in a safe, fun and educational manner. RIGS is a proud member of Colorado River Outfitter Association – with a mission to promote rafting in Colorado and provide a reasoned voice on legislative, regulatory and other developments that affect the commercial rafting industry, the health of local rivers and Colorado’s tourism economy as a whole.
Our Whitewater Trip Rates include the following:
- Professional river safety talk & instruction – required
- PFD (Personal Flotation Device) – required
- Transportation – from our shop in Ridgway, to and from the river.
- Riverside lunch & non-alcoholic beverages on all Full Day trips
Rental Gear is available separately:
- Combo Package (neoprene booties & paddle jacket) $7.50
- Neoprene Booties $5
- Paddle Jacket $5
RIGS Fly Shop within one hour of Ouray (10 minutes from Ouray!), Telluride and Montrose Colorado. Directions to Fly Shop. *Most raft gear accessories can be purchased prior to your trip at our retail Rafting Center. All river sections, Gunnison River (Gunnison Gorge / Black Canyon & Escalante Dominguez sections), Uncompahgre River and San Miguel River, are located within a one hour of Telluride, Ouray and Montrose Colorado. Directions to RIGS. *All major airlines service Montrose Regional Airport, located 30 minutes from our Fly Shop. To help you plan your trip, we offer some great links to our Preferred Lodging Partners and Regional Information for Ouray, Telluride & Montrose Colorado. See you on the water!
*Tons of Raft Gear items can be purchased prior to your trip at our Full Service Fly Shop.