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Clear Creek Gold Rush + Zipline Package

  • Location

    Idaho Springs, CO: 30 min from Denver, 1 hour from Summit County, Winter Park or Boulder

  • Duration

    Trip Time: 6 hrs
    Water Time: 1.5-2 hrs

  • Difficulty

    Beginner Whitewater

  • Price

    Primary $153.00 and up Adult Age 13+

    Secondary $138.00 and up Child Ages 7-12

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Clear Creek Gold Rush + Cliffside Zip Line Tour

Family Whitewater Trip with Zipline Tour!

  • Wetsuits and jackets provided free of charge
  • Cliffside Zipline Tour with 6 ziplines and 4 additional elements including the 50 foot FREE FALL
  • Gold Rush Clear Creek Whitewater Rafting trip
  • Break for lunch: bring a picnic or grab lunch in town
  • Min age 7 - an amazing family trip!

Located less than 30 minutes from Denver, Idaho Springs is the perfect place to join us for one of the most exciting and unique zipline tours followed by an exciting white water rafting trip in beautiful Clear Creek Valley.

Trip Itinerary:

Idaho Springs Zip Line Tour: You begin your day flying from ridge to ridge over a forest of Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pines. After descending down the mountain you will finish with an exciting 450 foot line running directly into the AVA backyard to begin your second half of the day’s adventure.

Time for Lunch: After soaring through the air at speeds of nearly 30mph, take a breather and relax by the river while you get time to enjoy your picnic lunch or head into town for grab a quick bite. After your break, get ready for a whirlwind introduction to whitewater!

Gold Rush Rafting Trip: next up is your Clear Creek Beginner white water rafting trip perfect for all abilities from families on their first whitewater adventure to experienced adrenaline junkies. This one-third-day trip is a great introduction to whitewater.

The Clear Creek section of the Arkansas River packs in eleven Class beginner-intermediate whitewater rapids as you paddle and splash your way down the Creek. A fun trip ideal for all abilities.

Enjoy the best of Clear Creek’s Gold Rush rafting and the thrill of zip lining in one action-packed day.

More Information about our Clear Creek Gold Rush Trip

The Clear Creek beginner trips is a unique activity for team building or family bonding. Bringing a group rafting? Ask about our group rates. A river trip is a special and memorable summer experience in Colorado. We offer multiple departure times for this trip to easily fit into your day. Do you have a flexible schedule? Consider our Clear Creek Beginner Early Bird Special or Clear Creek Beginner Happy Hour Special trips - priced at 25% off just for choosing an early or later time. 

On this trip, our rafts generally accommodate about 7 people plus the guide, although this changes depending on the group sizes. On all AVA trips, wetsuits, splash jackets, life jackets and helmets are included with your trip. We do not think you should have to pay extra just to be comfortable. 

Only 30 minutes from Denver and one hour from Boulder, Summit County and Winter Park, Clear Creek is the perfect option for all ages and abilities and adds excitement to all Colorado excursions!

Looking for something more difficult? Consider our Clear Creek Intermediate or Clear Creek Advanced trips, both for ages 15+. 

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