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  1. DIY FIBARK this weekend on the Arkansas

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    FIBARK is obviously cancelled. But I was smart enough to book a killer campsite in Salida back in January, so I'm still going to go to town and boat this weekend. Anyone else going and want to link up and run Browns (Saturday) and Numbers/Fractions (Sunday)? Will probably R2 the milk run stretch...
  2. Live River Webcams on Colorado and Arkansas.

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Update on River Webcams produced by ColoradoWebCam The production has over 80 cams this year. KAYAK PARK GLENWOOD SPRINGS JUST WAS UPGRADED 5/2020. Updated TWO of THREE webcams to Next Gen Hardware. Cam one on Wave Cam two on Parking/Wave Cam three Up River. Fourth Cam 1/2 Mile up Colorado...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. The Arkansas River is a vital lifeblood to our recreation economy.

    River Access & Safety Alerts!
  6. Found oar on Arkansas

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    I found a Sawyer oar with Carlisle blade. 9ft ish. Yellow. I found it below Badger Creek. PM me if its yours.
  7. Arkansas River Carnage videos

    Whitewater Rafting
    Came across this and wanted to share.... Enjoy
  8. Arkansas flows after Aug. 15 Release ends?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Does anyone know if they're going to cut off flows on the Arkansas like they usually do mid August? Like to get up there to play some but can't until around August 19th... Man. Time flies! Meant to get there sooner but life kept getting in the way
  9. Rafting the Arkansas July 19th and 20th

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    Have a 14ft Aire and rafting Browns with a buddy - going to R2 - on Friday the 19th evening and then looking to run numbers or some other part on Saturday. Have never run numbers before or down for the gorge depending on water flow. If anyone is interested let us know. We can run shuttle or...
  10. Arkansas on the rise

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    Heads up all, according to AHRA starting Friday morning they will be releasing an extra 1500cfs. This will be a gradual release of 100cfs an hour. Get ready, we should see 4500-4800 at nathrop Sunday
  11. Lost Boat, Arkansas Gorge

    Lost & Found
    Wavesport Mobius and AT paddle with black blades lost just past Sunshine. Last seen still drifting many miles downstream. Inside are/were float bag, blue dry bag with Samsung S9. I (and paddle partner) are fine but, sadly, boatless. Please let me know if anyone finds it. Thanks, Adam Strunk...
  12. Arkansas Numbers/Fractions rookie questions

    Rafting | Trip Planner
    howdy all! I will be in CO this weekend and am thinking of running the numbers/fractions sections of the arkansas this sunday....I have never run any part of the arkansas. My class IV experience is limited to the Salt (4000 cfs) and the Taos Box (2000 cfs), but I have done well in those...
  13. 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...
  14. 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!!!
  15. 42-yr-old drowned on Arkansas River near Canon City

    River Access & Safety Alerts! 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...
  16. New River Webcams on Arkansas

    Whitewater Rafting
    I am adding a bunch of live webcams on the river in Chaffee County. I already have a lot of river webcams this winter and spring 2019. Colorado River at Glenwood Springs. Confluence park in Glenwood Springs. Clear creek in Idaho Springs. just added Whtewater park at...
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. Camping at AHRA Sites along the Arkansas

    Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics
    Starting in 2019 all the AHRA camp sites will be reservation only. AHRA campsites move to reservation only | Free Content | Most of these sites do not have good cell reception, AT&T gets the best coverage along the river, if you have Sprint or T-Mobile, better make that...
  20. 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...