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Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing

Jul 22 - 24, 2017

Trip Fees

Adult

$436

Kids

$406

Discount*

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Student

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Deposit**

$100

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Embark on a memorable weekend with Denver Museum of Nature and Science astronomer, Naomi Pequette, as you revel in both earthbound scenery and the breathtaking skies above. Without the interference of city lights, learn about planets, constellations, and deep space. Naomi will be providing interpretation and evening entertainment. Open to the public.

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. The river is gentle with occasional small Class I+ rapids to add spice to the journey (Class I is easy and Class V is difficult). 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.

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. Camping along the river’s banks and exploring a deep box canyon will leave you awed by the immensity of geologic time and the silence of the wilderness. This is BIG COUNTRY and a geologist’s paradise. Many of our educational classes focus on this area. This stretch of river near Grand Junction, CO, is ideal for canoeing. The Colorado River canoe trip is 26 miles.

Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing
Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing
Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing
Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing
Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing
Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing

 

Details

River
Colorado River Canoeing

Rating
Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.

Trip Length
3-Day

Hiking
Yes

Trip Availablity
Open to Public

Theme
Star Gazing

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