I am new to CO paddling so I don't have a depth of suggestions (or maybe I do -- but I hope I am missing some :wink: ). Here's a few for Denver area that are play areas with short (under 1 mile) river runs. All are running now:
Confluence on S. Platte (please ask the river to keep you healthy though)
Union Chutes on S. Platte (there's a recent thread here on this section as well as other play areas) Very short 1/3 or so mile class 3ish run but play opportunities
I don't think there are any rivers runs running now w. good play...What class are you seeking? The Deckers section of the S. Platte (beautiful) is running. It's class 2 but there's some play... I love the section for it's pristine setting
I am interested in hearing what others suggest as I too love play runs..
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