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1/2 Day of rafting fun

This is a really good smaller outfitter with consistently the best guides in the area. The Browns... read more

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LaraRay
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Great trip down the river!

We have now tafted with Independent Whitewater 5 times. We have used other companies but they are... read more

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Independent Whitewater is Salida's local river connection, we offer trips for all skill levels. Whether you’re scenic Salida floats, advanced whitewater rafting, or the longest half-day trip through Browns Canyon National Monument, we have a trip to...more
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10830 County Road 165, Salida, CO 81201-8504
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a really good smaller outfitter with consistently the best guides in the area. The Browns Canyon 1/2 day tour was an ideal level 3 trip with some excitement but not too overwhelming. Out guide was professional and personable, very safety conscious and the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We have now tafted with Independent Whitewater 5 times. We have used other companies but they are never as personal and inviting. Would recommend to family and friends.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Shanny, our guide and the entire crew that worked at Independent Whitewater were excellent. The rafting trip was fantastic.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just completed my second trip down Brown’s Canyon with these guys, and enjoyed every minute of it. The headquarters are “guarded” by a few friendly pooches that willingly accept belly rubs. All of the guides are fantastic (and most are hilarious - our guide [Bobalicious?]...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kyle was our experienced, local guide and thus is one great family - owned operation. Can’t recommend enough. Ask for Kyle he KNOWS the Arkansas River - you will not regret this experience. Our entire family had such a memorable experience - thank you to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely brilliant experience from start to finish. Booking was easy, the checking in and briefing was great. We absolutely loved our guide Joe, he was super entertaining/funny but most of all super safe and amazing at his job. We would totally recommend the company and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide Ody was aweseome! He was vocal and told us everything he wanted us to do. We had a great time and will definitely be going back to try something a little harder!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Joe and Cam along with all the crew really knock it out of the canyon for all their guests. Chill but very knowledgeable in ensuring you have a great and safe ride down the river. I Dub is the one!

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 days ago

The water was calm, the weather was warm, the guide was awesome. He gave us some local history and let us swim in some safe places. Went along with another family with a 2 y.o. It was a lot of fun.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

These folks are AWESOME! We were delighted with this experience. The staff in the shop were super helpful and friendly. Didn't patronize us

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My understanding from reading news reports,they are rafting what would normally be less challenging stretches.Best bet,call the guides at Independent Whitewater! Attire: swimsuit or shirt and shorts.not cotton.Unless it's... More
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