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Rafting trips near: Crested Butte

Crested Butte is known locally as the "Last Great Colorado Ski Town". Locals have pride in a community committed to maintaining Victorian charm in a laid-back atmosphere that welcomes visitors. This National Historic District with a history steeped deeply in the late 1800's mining boom, has transformed nicely into a unique tourist destination. Right away, visitors to the "Butte" will notice the contagious emphasis on outdoor activities. Mountain bikers have long dominated the scene here. Crested Butte is the home of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame and lays claim to starting the popular riding style. The Wildflower Festival in July anchors the many festivals that are popular in this mountain town. The excellent fly fishing on the Taylor River and Gunnison River attract anglers from around the country. Whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Taylor River and the Gunnison River complete the list of must-do activities in the Crested Butte area.

Driving mileage from:
Gunnison - 30 miles
Colorado Springs - 166 miles
Denver - 196 miles

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Trip Rating Length Price More Info
Taylor River Full Day Class II & III Full Day $ 95.50
Taylor River - Extender Class III 1/2 Day $ 73.00
Taylor River - Shorty Class III 1/2 Day $ 53.00
Lower Taylor River Class II 1/2 Day $ 45.00
Lake Fork - Upper Class II 1/2 Day $ 95.00
Lake Fork - Lower Class IV 1/2 Day $ 115.00
Gunnison River Fishing Class I & II 1/2 Day $ 350.00
Arkansas River - Numbers Half Day ADVANCED Class III & IV 1/2 Day $ 65.00
Gunnison River - 1/2 Day Class I & II 1/2 Day $ 43.00
Arkansas River - Browns Canyon Full Day Class I & II & III Full Day $ 88.00
Arkansas River - Numbers Full Day ADVANCED Class III & IV Full Day $ 108.00