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14 Sep 2017
“Class 3 - Good Beginner Run - Bighorn Sheep Canyon Trip”
21 Nov 2016
“What a pleasant surprise”
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have rafted most of the East Rivers from WV down to TN/NC and the Bighorn Sheep Canyon rapids remind me of a slightly larger Ocoee or Nantahala. We went July 4th week so expected large crowds. It was definitely busy but never felt crowded...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Vols84
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great river walk along the Arkansas River in Canon City. Main trail is approximately 7 miles long. Very scenic with great old trees providing shade for much of the way. Clean restrooms (especially for a public park/trail), lightly used (compared to other urban parks in...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Fun and exciting. Echo Canyon River Rafting did a great job of making us feel competent and comfortable.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Noni314
Reviewed 16 June 2014

This scenic river-walk along the Arkansas River as it meanders through Canon City is a restful and scenic walk or a great place to bicycle and let the kids or grand-kids work of energy. The easiest access is to turn-off Highway 50 at 4th Street...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank jim81212
Reviewed 1 August 2012

When in Canon City, it is a great time to visit this local swimming hole. It's right off of 4th Street by the Royal George Rt Railroad. It is a great place to swim or watch other people swim. Now beaware, the current can be...More

Date of experience: July 2012
21  Thank phildeanx
Reviewed 25 September 2011

US-50 along the Arkansas River is a very pleasant, though not spectacular drive. From just west of Canon City to Salida, great rock formations in a fairly deep canyon are quite beautiful, and the highway is very good. There are numerous pullouts, some with National...More

Date of experience: September 2011
2  Thank vinlyn
Reviewed 8 April 2011

We held a family reunion in Colorado and had a wide variety of ages and fitness levels. They were able to find sections of the Arkansas River that were suitable for all of us. Browns Canyon is awesome...big waves, rocks to dodge, great views of...More

Date of experience: July 2010
1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 8 May 2010

We are a father and daughter who took a 1/2 day whitewater rafting trip with the Royal Gorge Rafting Company (RGR ) in early May 2010. It still being early in the 2010 season, we were the only two rafters to sign on that particular...More

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