Just wanted to make you all aware of an incredible river fest upcoming hosted by the Friends of the Yampa! The Yampa River Festival is not one to miss, taking place on incredible stretch of water, with Wild & Scenic river suitable stretches, the Yampa is considered the wildest, most natural river in the Colorado River system.
The Yampa River Festival will be happenin’ on June 1st through 3rd, with events starting June 1st at 6:00 P.M. with a kayak sprint race, featuring a cash prize, on the Class V, absolutely stout, Fish Creek stretch (Check out
). Saturday, June 2nd kicks off events at noon featuring a crazy river dog contest, open class kayak races, packraft races, SUP races, SUP/Kayak demos, raft race and rodeo, tubing rodeo, and a kayak cross and biggest trick contest. Sunday, June 3rd features a classic kayak slalom race, held at Rich Weiss Park.
Registration starts Thursday, May 31st for all events, with registration for the Fish Creek race due by 3:30 on June 1st. The festival will feature plenty of delicious beer supplied by Storm Peak Brewing, food and merch vendors, and plenty of fun! Looking forward to seeing some of you there!
Additional information for the festival can be found at the link below: