Crested Butte area rafting and kayak outfitters offer a great way to spend a day running one of Crested Butte’s whitewater rivers. Crested Butte whitewater rafting is a great way to experience the Gunnison Valley’s extensive network of mountain rivers carving through gorgeous wilderness areas. Trips of varying length and grade are offered by Crested Butte, Almost and Gunnison raft and kayak outfitters.

Check out these professionally accredited and licensed outfitters offering guided Crested Butte raft trips. Pick an outfitter, river, trip length and ability level.

Three Rivers Resort Rafting

Three Rivers Resort - Almont Colorado

Three Rivers Resort is located in the historic mountain town of Almont, Colorado on the Taylor River. It’s a wonderful Rocky Mountain destination ideally located between Gunnison and Crested Butte on the Taylor River. Three Rivers offer cabins, vacation homes and lodge rooms. In the summer, enjoy rafting, hire a fishing guide, take a kayaking lesson or eat at their fantastic outdoor patio restaurant. They offer a full fly fishing shop, fishing licenses, rentals, gift shop, convenience groceries, gas and a full activity concierge service. Come and explore the best part of Colorado!

Website: Three Rivers Resort
Rafting Trips: HERE
Phone: (970) 641-1303

Scenic River Tours

Scenic River Tours - Gunnison Crested Butte Colorado

Scenic River Tours offers guided rafting, fishing, inflatable kayak trips and rock climbing sessions. They also provide rafting equipment rentals and sales. They have been in business since 1977 and are locally owned and operated adventure experts.

Website: Scenic River Tours
Rafting Trips: HERE
Phone: (970) 641-3131

Irwin Guides Rafting

Irwin Guides Rafting - Crested Butte, Colorado

The Gunnison River is the perfect place for a relaxed float on the river for all ages. Scenic and mellow, with the opportunity to enjoy the Whitewater Park for big splashes and smiles. The Gunnison River is a great introduction to rafting, offering class I, II, & III rapids. Irwin Guides, a full service summer/winter mountain sports guiding company, offers Professional rafting guides, extensive knowledge of the area, all necessary river gear and trransportation to and from the river. River trips run June – August (depending on water levels) with a 6:1 guest to guide ratio.

Website: Irwin Guides
Rafting Trips: HERE
Phone: (970) 349-5430

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