Mountain Waters Rafting: Durango’s Rafting & Adventure Center
From family friendly floats to heart-pounding whitewater adventures, Mountain Waters Rafting is kid tested, mom approved, and Durango, Colorado’s favorite outfitter since 1981! Rafting is just one part of everything we do, look at our other Durango Colorado adventures!
Our river professionals and office staff are committed to making your trip safe, entertaining, informative and super fun!
Animas River Trip Options
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Outstanding, Breathtaking, Challenging – the definition of World Class and our Adventure Raft Trips!
Safety is number 1.
The Upper Animas – Class IV-V
The Piedra – Class III-IV
HIGH WATER SPECIAL – Class IV Animas River Trip
This is the option to choose at low water and to up the adventure level. Members of your group can choose to kayak or raft on the same trip!
27 people visited the park in 1906 when it opened. Now it sees over half a million. Enrich your day at our country’s first Archaeological National Park with an expert from Mountain Waters.
Enjoy the high country of Colorado at 12,000 feet just 15 miles west of Durango! Learn mining, native & local history. See artifacts, wildlife, waterfalls & stunning San Juan Mountain scenery.
4×4 Tours and Packages
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We are proud to have been chosen by the Durango & Silverton Railroad to provide their Raft & Rail Combo. Raft the Animas in Durango, travel the million dollar skyway and ride the train all in a day.
Train Tickets and Packages
Float through a Ponderosa Pine Forest.
Or float down the Animas River in Durango.
Or do both and save money with our package!
Our office is located next to the beautiful Animas River and its traffic free 7 mile bike trail. Visit Breweries, the Discovery Museum, Fish Hatchery, & Whitewater Park. $25/Day (8-6)
Stand Up Paddle Boards are easy to get comfortable with and super fun! Rent one for the river or nearby alpine lakes.
All or part of this operation is conducted on public lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, San Juan National Forest and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.