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Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Arkansas River - Canon City, CO
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N 38° 29.807 W 105° 19.348
13S E 471880 N 4260985
Quick Description: Echo Canyon River Expeditions is the largest river outfitter in the state of Colorado.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2012 5:18:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMDEJA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ambrosia
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Long Description:
The Arkansas River will challenge both the most extreme adventure seeker and provide some family-friendly entertainment even that younger children can enjoy.
The raft trip will take you through "The Grand Canyon" of the Arkansas. This geological wonder cuts nearly 1000 ft. into the earth and is traversed by the Royal Gorge bridge.
Raft guides are trained well beyond the state requirements. Guides have medical and CPR training and are also trained in emergency river rescue. Echo Canyon uses top notch rafts and equipment.

There are so many packages to choose from. Here are a few.

Raft and Rail
Raft and Bridge
Raft and Zip-line
Half day trips
full day trips

Depending on the trip you take there are meals included. You are shuttled to the starting point of your trip and than shuttled from the ending point back to the office and parking lot. If you are hungry or thirsty after your rafting trip there is the 8 mile Bar & Grill.

There are also many different difficulties that you can choose from. Find the one that you feel comfortable with.

Echo Canyon also has a campground across the highway.

For further details please visit the website below.
Class of Rapids on Trip: I - Few riffles and small waves

Name of trip: Family Float Trip

Type of trip: Beginner

Duration of Trip: 1/2 day or less

Minimum Age Requirement: 6 years

Gear Provided: Free

Meal provided: No

Shuttle provided: Yes

Cost of trip per person: 60.00 (listed in local currency)

Is this trip family-friendly?: Yes

Address of meeting place:
45000 W US Highway 50
Canon City, CO United States

Company's website: [Web Link]

Phone Number of Company: 1-800-755-3246

Additional parking coordinates (if necessary): Not Listed

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