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Destinations: Gunnison River Canoeing

The “Gunny” (Gunnison River) is your personal playground and will spark your sense of adventure as you find your canoe dwarfed by high walls of red sandstone and shale deposited during the age of the dinosaurs on this canoe trip. You’ll have opportunities for Gunnison River floating in your life-jacket and hiking into Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area, revealing cool swimming holes, waterfalls and many ancient rock art panels (depending on campsites and timing). Near Grand Junction and Delta, CO.

Gunnison River Canoeing: Tamara Atkin Meet up Group

Gunnison River Canoeing: Tamara Atkin Meet up Group

Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for hiking and exploring in one of Colorado's Wilderness Areas, Dominguez Canyon, floating in your life jacket and camping along the river’s edge. During this Colorado canoe trip, you will be dwarfed by high walls of red sandstone and shale deposited during the age of the dinosaurs.

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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Gunnison River Canoeing

Gunnison River Canoeing

Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for exploring, floating in your lifejacket and camping along the river’s edge. During this Colorado canoe trip, you will be dwarfed by high walls of red sandstone and shale deposited during the age of the dinosaurs.

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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Denver Museum, Archaeology & Western History

Gunnison River Canoeing: Denver Museum, Archaeology & Western History

Let the magical waters of the Gunnison River whisk you away through the high red sandstone canyon walls of the Colorado Plateau. Museum educator Jennifer Moss Logan will share stories of the colorful characters who left their mark on the western landscape, and offer activities that help you explore the mindset of explorers long ago. Open to the public.

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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Family Trip - Paddle & Games

Gunnison River Canoeing: Family Trip - Paddle & Games

This trip is not just about canoeing through magnificent red sandstone canyons, hiking in Wilderness Areas and enjoying good food, scenery, and friends. We also add a little spice with a variety of games such as Dead Fish Polo, Win It in a Minute, Scavenger Hunt, etc. Sure to bring a lot of laughs for all ages.

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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Cleason Dunn Wright Music Trip

Gunnison River Canoeing: Cleason Dunn Wright Music Trip

Your evening entertainment will be Cleason-Dunn-Wright, a professional performing music trio with a commitment to vocal perfection. Their music is based on popular folk rock favorites from four decades. It is pure fun to find gems from the past and bring them to vocal life with great harmonies, excellent guitar playing and tons of popular sing-along-songs. Enjoy a private concert around the campfire. What could be better?!

Gunnison River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Star Gazing with Riggs & Roddy

Gunnison River Canoeing: Star Gazing with Riggs & Roddy

Friends of Jared Riggs and Caleb Roddy are welcome on this private star gazing trip. Tito, our astronomer, makes it interesting and most of all FUN. 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! Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River offers opportunities for hiking, floating in your lifejacket and camping along the river’s edge.

Gunnison River Canoeing
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Happy Hikers

Gunnison River Canoeing: Happy Hikers

Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for hiking and exploring, floating in your lifejacket and camping along the river’s edge. During this Colorado canoe trip, you will be dwarfed by high walls of red sandstone and shale deposited during the age of the dinosaurs. This is an exclusive trip for Happy Hikers.

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Beginner; Ages 13+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Nature's Adaptations -- River to Desert with Denver Botanic Gardens

Gunnison River Canoeing: Nature's Adaptations -- River to Desert with Denver Botanic Gardens

While canoeing, camping, and hiking along the scenic waters of the Gunnison River, learn, explore and create. We’ll investigate the natural environment of the river and desert and learn how human, plant, and animal life in these special areas have adapted to this unique environment. We may spot some rare plants, create arts & crafts with plants or sample some edible plants. Partnered with Denver Botanic Gardens this trip is open to the public.

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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Gunnison River Canoeing (Upper Section): Denver Museum Geology & Archaeology

Gunnison River Canoeing (Upper Section): Denver Museum Geology & Archaeology

Join Denver Museum facilitator, Bob Raynolds, on this scenic 60-mile river section. Canoe through 7-miles of the beautiful Gunnison Gorge, just east of Delta, CO, and on through the Escalante Wildlife Refuge and into the majestic sandstone canyons of the Colorado Plateau which includes the famous Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area with petroglyphs, wildlife, waterfalls and hiking. On the way visit a 13,000 year old archaeological site. Open to the public.

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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Roxy Oberding & Friends

Gunnison River Canoeing: Roxy Oberding & Friends

Private trip for "Roxy Oberding & Friends" Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for hiking and exploring in one of Colorado's newest Wilderness Areas, Dominguez Canyon, floating in your lifejacket and camping along the river’s edge. During this Colorado canoe trip, you will be dwarfed by high walls of red sandstone and shale deposited during the age of the dinosaurs.

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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Wine Tasting with Carboy Winery

Gunnison River Canoeing: Wine Tasting with Carboy Winery

Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for hiking in the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area. Carboy Winery, a unique Colorado urban winery working hands on with vineyards/winemakers from prominent wine regions around the world, is co-sponsoring this trip, providing a delightful weekend of wine tasting and education with a variety of their wines.

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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Spirits Tasting with KJ Wood Distillers

Gunnison River Canoeing: Spirits Tasting with KJ Wood Distillers

Join spirits expert John Wood, owner of KJ Wood Distillers for two nights of spirits tasting on the river. Learn the fascinating science and colorful history of distilling spirits. Plus, John will instruct you in mixology along with tasting his craft whiskey, gin and vodka. Must be 21 years of age to attend. Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for hiking and exploring.

Gunnison 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 to 90+

When
April through October

Section & Miles
Escalante put-in 15 or 32 miles; Delta put-in 42 miles; Pleasure Park put-n 60 miles.

Number of Days
1 to 5 day trips

Hiking
Yes

Nearest Town
Delta and Grand Junction, CO

Driving Distance from Denver
250 miles; 4 hours

Number of Participants
23 guests

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