Gunnison River Rafting

This white water rafting trip begins at the Tail Race Fishery below the Blue Mesa Project with our Gunnison River guides. Accessible only by foot or horseback, a rafting trip on the Gunnison River is a wilderness experience of the finest caliber for those who are willing to go the extra mile.  The one-mile hike down to the riverbank with peregrine falcons souring above you is not to be missed and the solitude and unspoiled beauty of this river make this trip truly a unique river experience.

The narrow river corridor of the Gunnison Gorge creates exciting white water thrills river rafting in Colorado as the rapids wind into the 2,800ft high walls of Black Canyon. Trust our experienced Gunnison Gorge guides for your rafting experience!

Also, this river’s malachite green waters have been awarded “Gold Medal” status for rainbow, brown, cutthroat and cuttbow trout fishing, if this is of interest be sure to look at our Gunnison River Fishing Trip Option!

GUNNISON RIVER: Gunnison Gorge - Black Canyon 1 Day Rafting Tour
14 miles | Class II-III | 1 day

A boater`s and angler`s paradise- a hidden jewel a mile deep in the steep granite walls of the “Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park”. The narrow river corridor makes for exciting whitewater and the clear cold water has been designated a gold medal trout fishery. Accessible only by foot and horsepack, it is a wilderness canyon for those willing to put a litte extra effort into their vacation. This remote beauty and sense of solitude will be ample reward for the hike – a trip to remember. Limited access 8-10 persons per date.

Duration: 10 hours

From $279 per person | Activity level: MEDIUM

GUNNISON RIVER: Gunnison Gorge - Black Rock 2 Day Rafting Tour
14 miles | Class II-III | 2 days

A boater`s and angler`s paradise- a hidden jewel a mile deep in the steep granite walls of the “Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park”. The narrow river corridor makes for exciting whitewater and the clear cold water has been designated a gold medal trout fishery. Accessible only by foot and horsepack, it is a wilderness canyon for those willing to put a litte extra effort into their vacation. This remote beauty and sense of solitude will be ample reward for the hike – a trip to remember. Limited access 8-10 persons per date.

From $515 per person | Activity level: MEDIUM

GUNNISON RIVER: Gunnison Gorge - Black Canyon 3 Day Rafting Tour
14 miles | Class II-III | 3 days

A boater`s and angler`s paradise- a hidden jewel a mile deep in the steep granite walls of the “Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park”. The narrow river corridor makes for exciting whitewater and the clear cold water has been designated a gold medal trout fishery. Accessible only by foot and horsepack, it is a wilderness canyon for those willing to put a litte extra effort into their vacation. This remote beauty and sense of solitude will be ample reward for the hike – a trip to remember. Limited access 8-10 persons per date.

From $840 per person | Activity level: MEDIUM