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The Lower Canyon on Clear Creek

  • Location

    Idaho Springs, CO: 30 minutes from Denver; 1 hour from Summit County, Boulder, Winter Park

  • Duration

    Trip Time: 4 hrs
    Water Time: 1-1.5 hrs

  • Difficulty

    Advanced+ Whitewater

  • Price

    Primary $79.00 and up Adult Age 15+

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The Lower Canyon on Clear Creek

Advanced+ Clear Creek White Water Rafting

  • Life jackets, wetsuits, splash jackets, and helmets are provided FREE of charge
  • Trip Duration: 1-1.5 hours on the river (varies with water levels)
  • Multiple daily departures

Lower Canyon Trip Details

  • Best Clear Creek Advanced Rafting Dates: Early May to Mid-July
  • Highly challenging whitewater rafting on Clear Creek!
  • Close to Denver, Boulder, Winter Park and Summit County

A guaranteed adrenaline rush! Our Lower Canyon white water rafting trip takes you straight into the Class IV whitewater of Upper Beaver Falls, Lower Beaver Falls, and The Nixon Rapids. By the time you catch your breath, you’ll be headed into our Class V section of whitewater where you will encounter such famous rapids Guide Ejector, Double Knife, Hells Corner and Terminator. 

Blast down the Lower Canyon of Clear Creek and enjoy one of the most continuous sections of whitewater in Colorado - only 30 minutes from Denver! Rush through impressive scenery and even more impressive gradient on this 10 mile run that drops 150 feet/mile through the canyon.

For the Lower Canyon Clear Creek Whitewater rafting a good physical fitness level and minimum age of 15 years is required.

The Lower Canyon on Clear Creek can add excitement to all Colorado excursions! It's a great addition for any meeting or convention, team building event, or for improving leadership skills.

Just a 30 minute drive from Denver and one hour from Boulder, Summit County and Winter Park, AVA’s Clear Creek whitewater rafting trips from beginner to advanced are the perfect rafting trip option for all ages and abilities!

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