Bighorn Sheep Canyon

Whitewater Rafting on Colorado's Arkansas River

This is family rafting at it’s best! We begin the action with Texas Creek rapid and continue the tour for up to 19 miles. Some of the other rapids along the way include Maytag, Three Rocks, Five Points, Spikebuck, Shark’s Tooth and more. Between the whitewater, there is time to relax, enjoy the canyon’s wildlife and revel in the beauty of God’s Creation.

This rafting adventure is offered as a 5-mile, 9-mile, 14-mile, or 19-mile excursion, allowing you to select the trip best suited to your group. Each trip includes opportunity to experience Journey Quest’s Christ-centered ministry directed by your guide. All of our full day tours include a delicious riverside lunch and free wetsuit rental. Minimum age is 5 years old, and child prices are for those 5-12 years old.

The full day rafting tour through Bighorn Sheep Canyon is a perfect way to have a blast while building relationships with family and friends. This purposeful adventure covers 19 miles of incredible scenery and wonderful whitewater. In addition to the river-side lunch that is provided, we stop along the way to swim, play games, view wildlife and more. This trip tends to be a bit more relaxed than our other trips. » More Info «

Skill Level:
Beginner
Ages & Cost:
Adults (13+): $85
Children (5-12): $75

This Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip is our most popular rafting adventure!It launches from our site at Texas Creek and continues for an amazing 14 miles of Arkansas River whitewater. You’ll love the scenery, the adventure, and the intentional ministry led by our guides as you experience the most exciting rapids in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. This is an excellent trip for families and groups wanting to spend more time on the river and still be back by lunch! » More Info «

Skill Level:
Beginner
Ages & Cost:
Adults (13+): $50
Children (5-12): $40

This Bighorn Sheep Canyon tour covers the same 14 miles as the 1/2 Day Extender, but moves at a more relaxed pace. In addition to the river-side lunch that is provided, we typically have more time to jump in & swim, play games, and explore God’s Creation in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. This is a perfect trip for small groups and families alike to grow closer together and increase their faith as they experience the Arkansas River. » More Info «

Skill Level:
Beginner
Ages & Cost:
Adults (13+): $70
Children (5-12): $60

The 1/2 Day Fast Action trip travels through 9 miles of the highest concentration of rapids in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. We meet at Texas Creek and drive 5 miles downstream to the put in. You’ll enjoy over 8 class II-IV rapids including Three Rocks, Five-Points, Spike Buck, and Shark’s Tooth. Between the whitewater you’ll love getting to know your guide, hearing how God is working in their life, and creating long-lasting memories. This section of the river makes a great family trip. » More Info «

Skill Level:
Beginner
Ages & Cost:
Adults (13+): $45
Children (5-12): $35

Splash and dash! This family rafting tour starts from our site and continues 5 miles down river. There are 4 rapids on this section that will provide a taste of the Arkansas River at an affordable price. This trip is perfect for the family who wants to get a quick introduction to Journey Quest’s rafting trips and get really wet in the process! » More Info «

Skill Level:
Beginner
Ages & Cost:
Adults (13+): $35
Children (5-12): $25