Mountain Waters Rafting in Durango, Colorado!

At Mountain Waters we believe that rafting is one of the funnest things you can do in the whole wide world. The joy of floating down a river or being challenged by difficult whitewater has created an insatiable passion in us that we want to share with you. We also have 4×4 Jeep Trail Tours & Mesa Verde National Park Tours as well as a fleet of affordable SUP & Bicycle rentals. And we have teamed up with the areas best outfitters to create money saving excursions and packages to go Zip Lining, Rock Climbing or experience the official Raft & Rail Package with the Durango-Silverton Train.
Kid tested and mom approved since 1981!
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Family Friendly Raft Trips

Family Friendly Raft Trips

Family Friendly Animas River Raft Trips

Our river professionals and office staff are committed to making your trip safe, entertaining, informative and full of smiles!

Animas River Trip Options
Inflatable Kayaks
Piedra River Full Day

Inflatable Kayaks (Duckys!)

Inflatable Kayaker on Animas River

Ducky! = Double the Adventure and Challenge on the Family Friendly Animas River Trip

We bring out our fleet of rubber duckies for added excitement during the summer when the river level drops. Ducky specific instruction, helmets and a get ‘er done attitude for those 12 and older makes a great alternative for those who want more of a challenge.

Inflatable Kayaks

Class IV or V Adventure Rafting

Upper Animas Class IV or V, 1-3 day trips

Upper Animas Class IV or V, 1-3 day trips

Outstanding, Breathtaking, Challenging – the definition of World Class and our Adventure Raft Trips!

The Upper Animas
The Piedra

Official DSNG Raft & Rail Combo

Durango-Silverton Train & Raft Packages

Durango-Silverton Train & Raft Packages

We are proud to have been chosen by the Durango & Silverton Railroad to provide their Raft & Rail Combo. Ride the steam train one way. Tour the scenic Million Dollar San Juan Skyway. Raft in Durango.

Train Tickets and Packages

Raft & Zip!

Zip Line

Zip Line trust fall!

Spend the day floating through a Ponderosa Pine Forest.
Or floating down the Animas River in Durango, Colorado.
Or do it all and save money with our package!

Zip Line Tours & Packages

Raft & 4×4 Jeep Trail Tour

View from the top of La Plata Canyon at 12,000 feet

View from the top of La Plata Canyon at 12,000 feet

Enjoy the high country of Colorado at 12,000 feet just 15 miles west of Durango!
* Mining History * Local Lore * Ghost Town * Wildlife * Waterfalls * Stunning Scenery *

4×4 Tours and Packages

Mesa Verde Tours

Mesa Verde Tour Mountain Waters Rafting
When the park opened in 1906 they saw 27 visitors. Now they see over half a million a year with up to 3,000 a day the first two weeks of August. See the park with an expert from Mountain Waters.

See Mesa Verde National Park Options

Rock N Raft

Durango Rock Climbing at X-Rock

Rock Climbing just minutes from downtown!

Go from boats to ropes during this full day of river rafting and rock climbing you will not forget! Professional, certified AMGA climbing guides will tailor the experience to your needs ensuring a rich and rewarding experience at the X-rock.

Ropes & Boats Options

Pedal & Paddle

Animas River Trail Bicycle Rentals

Animas River Trail Bicycle Rentals & Packages

Our office is located next to the beautiful Animas River and its traffic free 7 mile bike trail. Put together a brewery tour or visit the Discovery Museum, Fish Hatchery, Mini-Golf and more.

Bicycle Rentals and Packages

SUP: Stand Up Paddle Boards

SUP Mountain Waters Rafting
There is a reason that SUP’s have become the fastest growing paddle sport in the world: they are super fun and easy to get comfortable with. 4 beautiful alpine lakes nearby. SUP Rental

2016 Animas River Days Parade “8 Ball in the Corner Pocket”

Email with a description of your craft and the time in the video and I will send you your pictures. Keep Smiling Durango, You are Beautiful!