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  1. Hiring Arkansas River Guides for 2020 Season

    Industry Jobs
    Come have a Summer you will never forget on the Arkansas River in beautiful Colorado! Arkansas River Tours (ART) has been a whitewater rafting outfitter since 1973 and has much history on the river. We focus on safety, adventure, leadership, equality and the environment. Our team is very tight...
  2. Arkansas River Flows

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    From BuRec Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Water Order FAP 20-06 Mount Elbert Powerplant, Attn: Facility Manager Subject: Project Operations GENERAL The construction...
  3. The Arkansas River is a vital lifeblood to our recreation economy.

    River Access & Safety Alerts!
    https://coloradosun.com/2019/11/24/arkansas-river-blm-outdoor-recreation-wilderness-opinion/?utm_source=Pico&utm_campaign=baad013c05-Sun-Up&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2e5f9a0f1b-baad013c05-66422153&mc_cid=baad013c05&mc_eid=1ff2c27b1a
  4. Arkansas River Carnage videos

    Whitewater Rafting
    Came across this and wanted to share.... https://bit.ly/31xSaSo Enjoy
  5. Commercial Raft Taken - Arkansas River

    Whitewater Rafting
    Hi fellow boaters, Yesterday 6/19/19 we had 2 guides that took a company Mini-Max to get to a climbing spot near the Lonepine river access point and when they returned from their climb the boat was missing. They said it was tied up really well and in a large eddy so our assumption is that...
  6. Arkansas River June 25-27

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    Headed to CO from MT for a few days of boating in and around Buena Vista and Salida. Anyone gonna be out and about? Would be stoked to meet up with some folks and run anything from Pine Creek all the way down to Royal Gorge and anywhere in between. Shoot me a PM or reply here!!!
  7. 42-yr-old drowned on Arkansas River near Canon City

    River Access & Safety Alerts!
    https://kdvr.com/2019/06/11/man-on-boy-scouts-trip-in-southern-colorado-dies-in-rafting-accident/ Anyone have more info on this? News reports all say "west of Canon City," but I think the Royal Gorge is closed to commercial boats at 2500 cfs (it was running about 4100 cfs at the time of the...
  8. Arkansas River Colors of Water

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    New DWR site allows you to see not just what the level is, but who's releasing. Colors of Water Viewer | Arkansas Basin Water Operations Dashboard
  9. Announcing Arkansas RiverMap

    Commercial Posts
    RRFW Riverwire – New Arkansas RiverMap to be Released February 4, 2019 River Runners For Wilderness is pleased to announce the imminent release of the RiverMap Guide To The Arkansas River, Colorado. Duwain Whitis and Tom Martin have teamed up again to write a new RiverMap guidebook...
  10. FOUND GoPro Hero 3+ Arkansas River

    Lost & Found
    I found a GoPro Hero3+ this last weekend (9//9/2018) while fishing on the Arkansas just outside of Salida. The river is super low right now and it was right at the water's edge. The case is pretty dinged up and corroded, but the GoPro itself is in almost perfect condition. The SD Card had all of...
  11. Found Paddle - Arkansas River

    Lost & Found
    I found a paddle upstream from Buena Vista on Sunday. It did not have a name or number on it, but it did have one distinguishing feature. Accurately describe it and I will gladly return it.
  12. Arkansas River Hazard - @ Cottonwood Creek

    River Access & Safety Alerts!
    A recent flash flood in Cottonwood Creek has pushed a lot of debris, rock, and silt into the Arkansas river at approximately river mile 68.25 (Hampton's Guidebook) and across from CR 39. This is between the Vallie Bridge and Trading Post accesses. The cause is likely due to soil destabilization...
  13. Lost: NRS Thwart - Arkansas River (near Salida)

    Lost & Found
    Grey Thwart for 16' NRS Raft Came out of boat while driving. Somewhere between Vallie Bridge Boat Ramp and Colorado Springs. Appreciate any help' Thanks Mike 719-687-8939
  14. Arkansas River Royal Gorge Takeout Points

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    This topic may have been posted in the past, but seems there are some who are unaware of changes for the Arkansas River Royal Gorge take-out access points Pink House. AHRA (Colorado Parks and Wildlife) no longer has a lease with Ann Brown. Unless you are a member of AROA, you will not be able...
  15. Arkansas River Royal Gorge Takeout - Where to go?

    Whitewater Rafting
    This topic may have been posted in the past, but seems there are some who are unaware of changes for the Arkansas River Royal Gorge take-out access points Pink House. AHRA (Colorado Parks and Wildlife) no longer has a lease with Ann Brown. Unless you are a member of AROA, you will not be able...
  16. Arkansas River - Parkdale to Canon City

    Whitewater Rafting
    Maybe someone posted this already, but I did this run on Saturday and there were 2 significant changes: 1) The take-out at Pink House is private and gated again! This was a State Park landing last year, if I'm not mistaken. I think the best take-out available is the City park. 2) There is a...
  17. Found: Shuttle Passenger's Helmet, Arkansas River at Stone Bridge

    Lost & Found
    Met a fellow rafter named Patrick on 5/21 who needed a shuttle back up to River Runners on the Arkansas from Stone Bridge back up to River Runners. Left his dark blue/purple helmet in our truck at drop off. Shoot me a pm for follow up. Sent from my SM-G930T using Mountain Buzz mobile app
  18. Royal george Arkansas river 1480 yesterday

    Whitewater Kayaking
    https://youtu.be/_bn33e-3l-k
  19. Arkansas River Guide Book

    Whitewater Rafting
    Hello Everyone. What are the best guide books for the Arkansas river valley? Granite through Royal Gorge. I’m a huge fan of Rivers Maps work, but they unfortunately do not currently make one for the valley. I’m looking to R2 a small raft from numbers launch through royal gorge this summer...
  20. Arkansas River guide companies.

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    My girlfriend and I just moved to Cotopaxi and I'm thinking of guiding in 2018 on the river. I'm wondering if anyone has suggestions for companies to work for and ones to avoid? I have 1000's of river miles under my belt but have not previously guided rafts. I do have my WFR and I intend to have...
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