The spring thaw in Colorado brings a deluge of cool mountain water rushing through the channels and canyons of Telluride. The substantial snowpack of the high peaks means more water and a more exciting ride for visitors that brave the rivers. Whether you’re hoping to kayak through wild whitewater rapids or take a leisurely float trip through alpine canyons, Telluride has exactly what you’re looking for.
Local outfitters and river guides can help you take advantage of this watery playground. There are a wide variety of rafting trips that take guests down the San Miguel River, the Dolores River, or the renowned Black Canyon of the Gunnison River. Choose from a half-day or a full-day trip, or more. You can arrange exactly what sort of trip you’d like to satisfy your appetite for rafting.
Bring the entire family or just a few friends. Telluride’s beautiful and exciting outdoors are sure to have just the right adventure waiting for you. Here are a few resources to get your next Telluride rafting or kayaking trip rolling:
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