If you’re a history buff and adventurer you’ll love the This river section is spiced with Class II rapids and colossal red sandstone canyons, steeped in local history: Butch Cassidy used the canyon for a hideout after his bank robberies and a mysterious, abandoned mining flume remains suspended high above the river on the canyon walls—truly an engineering marvel! Near Gateway, CO.
Intermediate: must be 15 years old. Some Class I-II rapids. Average fitness level.
minimum age 15
Section & Miles
Confluence of the San Miguel & Dolores Rivers to Gateway, CO; 30 miles
Number of Days
Driving Distance from Denver
302 miles; 5 hours
Number of Participants