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Please arrive for your 4-hour raft trip approximately 20-30 minutes prior to departure at our office in historic downtown Durango, CO. 
We have free parking, changing rooms and are located next to a restaurant and grocery store just 1 block from the Durango Train.
You will have the option to rent additional thermal gear at that time should weather conditions dictate. (Recommended May & June)
We will transport you to and from the river.
Mid way through the raft trip we will stop for a bathroom break and a snack of fresh fruit, chips and salsa.
Professional photographs will be available for purchase at the end of your trip.

We suggest that you bring sunscreen, bottled water, a hat, quick-drying clothing such as shorts, t-shirts and windbreakers. No flip flops. This trip is suitable for rafters of all ages and skill levels.

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Animas River Trail
Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company
Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a rafting adventure on this professionally guided, 4-hour excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Animas River in Durango. Crash through the Class I, II and II rapids, which are less technical but no less exciting for an introductory river experience. It’s a perfect balance for kids and adults wanting to share a fun day on the river. All boating equipment, plus transportation and snacks are included.
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
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Reviewed 3 days ago
A great rafting experience for the whole family!

My husband and I wanted to find a family-friendly rafting experience for us and our daughters (6 & 4 years old), and Mountain Waters Rafting did a great job of helping us! We booked a 2-hour trip online and within a few minutes of my...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 3 days ago
great trip!!

Our family had a great time on the 4 hour morning trip. Walker was our guide, and did a great job. Our 6, 7, and 9 year old all had a really great time.

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Trip down the River!

What a great time- made even more fun and enjoyable by our guide Marcus. My twin teenagers and I give him 5 stars- he was knowledgeable and hilariously funny but put safety first, was very well informed about the river and overall area, and and...More

Thank Claudia C
RiverJames, Owner at Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There are three things that mean the most to a guide: 1. Named in a review, 2. Requested, 3. A little something for going above and beyond! Trust me, the guides and office staff read these reviews, thank you, Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago
4 Hour Float

We had a ball doing the 4 hour float with this group. We had actually contacted another outfit in town and they were full and they recommended these folks. We got into town about noon and they were booked full that day, so we stayed...More

Thank Bobber67
RiverJames, Owner at Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mountain Waters office staff prides itself on telling our guests the real deal (low water, drought, muddy water from fires) which allows our guides to make the most of one heck of a challenging summer. With the right expectation and a crew of first timers...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rafting adventure

I took my family on the 4 hour rafting trip and we had a great time. The trip is family friendly and the staff was awesome. The guides were friendly, professional, and entertaining. Although the water was murky brown due to recent rain runoff, soot...More

Thank mrrv07
RiverJames, Owner at Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

There must have been a connection when a guest can name all the guides on the trip. Another WOW review, thank you!

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