Looking for the best Colorado whitewater rafting trip possible? Nobody does whitewater river rafting in Aspen and Snowmass Colorado better than Aspen Whitewater Rafting.

Aspen Whitewater Rafting (AWR) is owned and operated by a small, professional staff of guides who have been guiding the Aspen, Colorado and White River National Forest area’s local rivers for more than 25 years – and that means they are ready to give you the best Colorado whitewater rafting trip experience you could hope for. AWR offers a range of personalized, fun and safe whitewater adventures. On top of all this, we provide exemplary customer service to all our clients, something larger companies would be hard pressed to match.

Furthermore, our priorities are safety and fun, therefore we make every effort to cater to each individual’s needs. Our goal is to create the best Colorado whitewater rafting experience possible to make for a perfect Colorado adventure. We have some of the best guides in the area (over half are class IV/V guides), new equipment, outstanding gourmet lunches, and small group sizes, yet we offer our trips at an affordable price. Compare our Aspen rafting prices!

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Mild Rafting Trips

These trips are ideal for families with younger children or for those who are just not sure about diving into serious whitewater rafting but looking for a beginner’s best Colorado whitewater rafting experience possible.
These trips include Beginner rafting trips like “Rafting and Ranching” on the Roaring Fork River and Middle Roaring Fork.

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Adventurous Rafting Trips

These trips are fun and exciting for everyone!   The majority of our clients and groups favorite rafting trips are Class III adventurous trips!
These Intermediate trips include “Shoshone” on the Colorado River, “Fractions” on the Arkansas River, and Upper Roaring Fork River.

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Wild Rafting Trips

Join us for action-packed, fast moving, unpredictable whitewater! These trips are for people who are athletic and fit – be ready to paddle!
These more Advanced trips include “Pine Creek” and “Numbers” on the Arkansas River, and “Slaughterhouse Falls” on the Roaring Fork River.

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Ducky Trips

Are you are looking for something exciting and different than rafting in Aspen? If yes, then inflatable kayaking or stand up paddle boards are the best choice for you!

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