What's in Idaho Springs?
All Levels Whitewater rafting & our Cliffside Zipline Tours
A Rocky Mountain town just minutes from Denver, Idaho Springs has developed in a little mecca for mountain adventures in Colorado. Its proximity to Denver, Boulder, Winter Park and Summit County make it super convenient while still providng a true mountain experience.
At our 9-acre Idaho Springs Outpost you'll find rafting of all levels, from beginner family whitewater to some of the most advanced Class IV-V in the state, all departing from a convenient location just 30 miles from Denver. You won't want to miss our Cliffside Zipline Tour, consisting of 6 ziplines built into the steep rock of our hillside course. You'll get incredibly scenic views to go along with your high-flying adventure.
The Town of Idaho Springs
Idaho Springs is located on Interstate 70 just 30 miles from Denver and about 35 miles from Summit County. A historic mining town full of lore, Idaho Springs was home to one of the very first Gold Rushes in Colorado. Now it's home to adrenaline rushes!
Besides whitewater rafting and our zipline tours, you'll find plenty of good restaurants and bars in Idaho Springs to quench your thirst and satisfy your appetite after a full day of adventure with AVA. Some of our favorite spots are: