Durango Rafting with Mountain Waters!

3 Durango Fall Tours at Mountain Waters
Available Monday – Friday 2017

Mesa Verde National Park Tours

Mesa Verde Tour Mountain Waters Rafting

Fall is the best time to visit as the crowds have gone home. Reserve your personalized trip today with 5th generation local and guide extraordinaire Frank Miller, see some of his 2017 reviews:

“Exploring Mesa Verde”
“Mesa Verde – Frank Miller was great!!!”
“Terrific Mesa Verde Tour With Reverence For Indian Culture”
“Trip, tour of Mesa Verde. We had a great time, our guide Frank Miller was terrific. Learned so much about the culture”
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Fall Colors in the San Juan Mountains
in our 4×4 Open Air Safari Vehicle

The Rocky Mountains of Colorado are stunning in the fall! Contrasts of bright yellow and orange leaves in the changing aspen trees are offset by the deep greens of the pines and the slate colors of the La Plata Range of the majestic San Juan Mountains just 15 miles west of Durango.

Our guides include interpretive knowledge of regional mining history, Native American history, flora and fauna and more during this custom trip.

La Plata Canyon
4 hour tour
2 Person Minimum
$80/adult
$60/child (<12)
Custom start time of your choosing!

Durango – Silverton Train Tickets

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

Durango Spring & Summer Trips

We believe that white water rafting the Animas River is the funnest thing you can do while visiting the Durango, Colorado area. The joy of floating down a stretch of family friendly river or being challenged by class 4 & 5 whitewater has created an insatiable passion in us that we want to share with you. Visitors to Durango come to tour Mesa Verde National Park or ride the Historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for which we have custom tours and packages. Experience the San Juan Mountains on a guided 4×4 Jeep Trail Tour, Zip Line Adventure or introductory Rock Climbing excursion. Rent a bicycle or paddle board and explore the areas trails and lakes.
Kid tested and mom approved since 1981!
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Family Friendly Durango Raft Trips

Family Friendly Raft Trips

Family Friendly Durango 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 4 or 5 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

Raft & Zip Line Durango 

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 National Park 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.

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Rock Climbing & Rafting in Durango!

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

Bicycle Rentals & Packages

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.

$25/Half Day (5 hrs.)

Bicycle Rentals and Packages

Paddle Board Rentals

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.

$35/Day – $25/Half Day

SUP Rental

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


Email James@DurangoRafting.com 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!