Owners Dan & James feel truly fortunate and blessed to have been able to create a life in this corner of the world. We are proud to give back to the place that has given us so much. To do so, Mountain Waters has partnered with organizations who work with under-served and under resourced populations in our community.


Wild & Scenic Protection: 12,734 miles of 208 rivers is less than one-quarter of one percent.
Damaged Rivers: 600,000 miles by 75,000 large dams is 20% of our nations rivers.


American Legion Trujillo Sheets Post 28,  The Durango Elks Lodge,
Mountain Waters Rafting and VFW Post 403 are proud to announce the
1st Annual Veterans River Float and Picnic
11 AM – 3 PM, Sunday, June 24, 2018 Santa Rita Park
Free Texas Ty BBQ & Mountain Waters Raft Trips for veterans and their families. Handicap accessible.
Overflow parking and shuttle to Santa Rita Park at Mountain Waters office 303 W. College Dr. (Albertsons Parking Lot)

Each season we are honored to host or support members of the following organizations:

Durango Adult Education CenterDurango Adult Education Center

So fun to take these kids rafting!
Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County

Boys & Girls Club of Aztec, NM

Robert E. Denier Youth Services Center

San Juan Communities of CareNew Mexico Communities of Care

Free river guide training for Adaptive Sports Association employees which enables ASA to take their members rafting on the Animas River in Durango.

Company wide Certification Annually

trout unlimited

Environment Colorado Mountain Waters Rafting

American Whitewater Mountain Waters Rafting
American Rivers Logo
Protect the flows of the colorado river
durango nature studies
Durango Parks and Recreation and Mountain Waters Rafting

Schools & Education

a mountain waters rafting guide teaches grade school children how to be safe near the Animas River
St. Columba School, Durango, CO
The Liberty School, Durango, CO
Shelton Elementary School, Golden CO
Wilchester Elementary Houston, Texas
Durango High School After Prom
University Park Elementary School Irvine, CA
National Alliance for Mental Illness, Colorado
Native American Center at Fort Lewis College
Crow Canyon Archeological Center