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Destinations: Colorado River Canoeing

Towering palisades will engulf you as you paddle through Ruby and Horse Thief Canyons from Loma, CO to Westwater, UT on the Colorado River. You’ll find some of our most dramatic scenery and hiking in Mee and Knowles Canyons on this canoe trip. Your special treat includes paddling through two billion year-old stands of shiny granite sculpted by Colorado River water through the ages known as “Black Rocks.” Mostly flat water with possible small waves. No experience necessary; suitable for average fitness level.

Colorado River Canoeing: July 4th Weekend

Colorado River Canoeing: July 4th Weekend

Spend the 4th of July holiday in a spectacular canyon river. This magnificent canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, including Ruby and Horsethief Canyons, features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado. Roads do not bound this portion of the river and the steep-walled canyons are accessible only from the river, giving the area a true wilderness setting.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: with History Colorado & Dr. Andy Gulliford

Colorado River Canoeing: with History Colorado & Dr. Andy Gulliford

Explore how the combination of people, activities and environment molded a distinct regional character and identity. Professor Gulliford will share stories of the colorful characters and circumstances that helped shape the western landscape as you journey along the river. This spectacular canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, including Ruby and Horsethief Canyons, features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers the best canoeing in Colorado.

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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Hillary's Bachelorette Bash

Colorado River Canoeing: Hillary's Bachelorette Bash

Girlfriends of Hillary will bid farewell to her "Single Day's" and help celebrate her upcoming nuptials on this private bachelorette bash canoe trip. Enjoy hiking, sitting around the campfire, and bonding with the girls.This spectacular canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, including Ruby and Horsethief Canyons, features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing

Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing

Embark on a memorable weekend with a Denver Museum astronomer as you you revel in both earthbound scenery and the breathtaking skies above. Away from all the city lights, the wilderness night sky is unbelievably clear allowing us to gaze at the constellations, Milky Way, and maybe galaxies beyond! Paddling through towering red sandstone canyons will add to the unforgettable journey. Open to the public.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum, Dinosaurs

Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum, Dinosaurs

Experience fascinating rock formations from the age of the dinosaurs as you paddle your way along the Colorado River with Denver Museum educator, Samantha Sands, as your time-travel guide. Camping along the river and exploring deep box canyons on this stunning journey will inspire and exhilarate nature lovers, history buffs, and explorers alike. Open to the public.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Geography Professor, Dr. James Dunn, University of Northern Colorado, will be facilitating this trip as you learn about the power of water, wind, and weathering in a western environment. Labs and field exercises will be conducted throughout the trip as appropriate. This trip is for UNC college students, alumni, and adult public.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Colorado River Canoeing

Colorado River Canoeing

This river section features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado. You’ll be amazed at stands of shiny granite sculpted by water through the ages while paddling or floating in your life jacket past the remnants of ancient metamorphic rock, called Black Rock.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Geography Professor, Dr. James Dunn, University of Northern Colorado, will be facilitating this trip as you learn about the power of water, wind, and weathering in a western environment. Labs and field exercises will be conducted throughout the trip as appropriate. This trip is for UNC college students, alumni, and adult public.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Colorado River Canoeing: Colorado Mountain Club & Public

Colorado River Canoeing: Colorado Mountain Club & Public

This river section features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado. You’ll be amazed at stands of shiny granite sculpted by water through the ages while paddling or floating in your life jacket past the remnants of ancient metamorphic rock, called Black Rock. Hiking in the canyons will transport you back in time.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Colorado River Canoeing: Breckenridge Brewery Beer Tasting

Colorado River Canoeing: Breckenridge Brewery Beer Tasting

Breckenridge Brewery will be facilitating and providing beer samples on this CO canoe trip. Learn about the microbrew industry while paddling through majestic walls of red sandstone and enjoying camaraderie with fellow beer lovers. The Colorado River offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado. You’ll be amazed at stands of shiny granite sculpted by water through the ages as you paddle past the remnants of ancient metamorphic rock, called Black Rock.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Colorado River Canoeing: Labor Day

Colorado River Canoeing: Labor Day

This river section features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado. You’ll be amazed at stands of shiny granite sculpted by water through the ages while paddling or floating in your life jacket past the remnants of ancient metamorphic rock, called Black Rock.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Sierra Club with Marcia Weaks

Colorado River Canoeing: Sierra Club with Marcia Weaks

This spectacular canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, including Ruby and Horsethief Canyons, features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado. Join Marcia Weaks and other Sierra Club members on this delightful and scenic river trip. Sierra Club Members Only.

Colorado River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Difficulty
Beginner: suitable for kids 6-12. Mostly flat water with possible small waves. No experience necessary and average fitness level required.

Ages
6-90+

When
Apr to mid-May & July - Oct

Section & Miles
Loma to Westwater 26 miles

Number of Days
2-3

Hiking
Yes

Nearest Town
Fruita, CO

Driving Distance from Denver
4 hours/250 miles

Number of Participants
up to 22 guests

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