Located in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Breckenridge is a popular destination for those seeking high altitude rest and relaxation. It is also a perfect basecamp for having an unforgettable white water rafting experience! The rushing rapids of Clear Creek are less than an hour drive from Breckenridge, CO and will provide memories to last a lifetime. We have trips for all levels of adventurers, from novices to seasoned veterans. If you’re interested in experiencing the rush of fresh Colorado snowmelt firsthand, then give us a ring — we can recommend the best trip for you!
Choose between our half-day beginner, half-day intermediate, or half-day advanced trips and cruise the rapids on one of the most exciting white water destinations in the country. If you want to prolong the adventure, why not try our full-day advanced trip? Spend an entire day out on the river conquering a 22-mile stretch of pure adrenaline. Not for the faint of heart!
Whatever your level, choose one of our exhilarating white water trips and let Downstream Adventures’ tours awaken your sense of adventure!
Our Clear Creek Rafting Trips
Directions from Breckenridge to Clear Creek
Clear Creek is your closest option for white water rafting near Breckenridge, conveniently located just off of I-70. Traveling from Breckenridge, head north on CO-9 toward I-70 East. Once traveling east on I-70, take exit 232 and follow US-40 West to the town of Empire. We are in the second building on your right as you enter Empire. Map services such as Google Maps may recommend that you use the address: 409 Park Avenue, Idaho Springs, CO. This isn’t our official address, but it (somehow) takes you to the right spot.
The total trip time should be about 1 hour, depending on traffic conditions. It is important to arrive at our base 30 minutes before your scheduled trip time in order to sign waivers and get changed. I-70 can have heavy traffic, so it is best to check travel conditions when planning your drive.
Directions from Breckenridge to Upper Colorado River
The Upper Colorado River is another convenient option for Breckenridge white water rafting. To get to our outpost in Kremmling, just head north on CO-9 towards I-70. Traveling east on I-70, take the Silverthorne/Dillion/Keystone exit. Continue north on CO-9 until you reach HWY-40/Park Ave in the town of Kremmling. Turn left onto Park Ave, then in 1/2 mile, you will find our outpost on your left just before the Kremmling Merchantile. Look For the giant American Flag. We recommend entering our address, 200 W Park Ave, Kremmling, CO 80459, into Google maps for navigation instructions.
The total trip time should take about 1 hour. It is important to check traffic conditions in advance of your trip to insure an on-time arrival. Please show up 30 minutes early to allow yourself adequate time for check-in.