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Mile-Hi Rafting

Colorado's Best Whitewater Rafting Just Outside Denver!


Mile Hi Rafting offers Colorado’s best whitewater rafting experiences! We offer trips down the thrilling Clear Creek river in Idaho Springs, just 35 minutes from Denver. We also raft the world-famous Arkansas river less than an hour from Colorado Springs and 2 hours from Denver. Our professional raft guides lead every trip to deliver the best experience possible. And, we provide all the necessary gear: - Wetsuit - Splash Jacket - PFD - Helmet


Just 40 minutes from Denver! Not only does Mile Hi Rafting offer some of the closest whitewater rafting to the Denver metro area, we also offer some of the best rafting in the state of Colorado on the Clear Creek River. We offer trips for everyone – from fun-loving beginners and adventurous intermediates to adrenaline junkies looking to tackle the steepest section of river in the state of Colorado! Trips here are offered from mid-May until mid-August, depending on water levels. This technical river runs through the historic mining valley of Idaho Springs, which offers a ton of great activities and boasts beautiful mountain scenery with an abundance of wildlife. During your trip, you just might catch a glimpse of muskrat, beaver, mule deer, bighorn sheep, and even an occasional eagle.


1 Hour from Colorado Springs, 2 Hours from Denver Not to be outdone, the Arkansas River just a little further away offers some of the best whitewater rafting in Colorado and the southwestern United States! Bighorn Sheep Canyon is a great option for the whole family, and for the more adventurous adrenaline junkies, we raft through the famous Royal Gorge. Can’t decide? We offer full day trips with lunch included for those that want to experience it all. We typically raft the Arkansas River from the beginning of August through Labor Day weekend, depending on water levels.


Come enjoy the Denver metro area's most beautiful and thrilling whitewater rafting!

3 Hours

Sure Shot

Ages 6+

3 Hours


Ages 14+

Rafting Adventures
3 Hours


Ages 14+

Person Falling Out Of Raft
11 Days

Raft Guide Training and Swift Water Rescue 2020

Ages 18+

4 Hours

Royal Gorge

Ages 16+ - Minimum Group Size of 4

Girls Rafting Trip
1 Days

Arkansas Full Day

Ages 16+ - Minimum Group Size of 6

4 Hours

Big Horn Sheep Canyon

Ages 6+ - Minimum Group Size of 4

Are you ready? Book Your Adventure Today!

Clear Creek Rafting

Join us for a memorable Colorado white water rafting trip with your family and friends. Mile Hi Rafting offers fun professionally guided Whitewater Rafting Trips on exciting Clear Creek and the famous Arkansas rivers. We provide all the gear–wet suit, splash jacket, PFD, and helmet. Mile Hi has fun whitewater rafting trips for any ability level.

"This was our first time visiting Colorado, along with it being our first time white water rafting. Our raft guide, Tyler, made our adventure so much fun. He had everything under control, gave such good instructions, and taught us well. Our 10 and 11 year old did great! Highly recommend this adventure, along with Tyler!"
"This was our first time rafting and we had a GREAT experience. Our guide, Danny, was awesome and even told funny stories as we passed each rapid. They took safety seriously, which I appreciated and we would most definitely return."

Popular Tours


Mid-May to Mid-August

Sure-Shot - Beginner

Pristine mountain runoff feeds the Clear Creek River as it winds through the canyon making Sure-Shot, our beginner rafting trip, exciting and fun for the whole family! Begin with passing by the historic Charlie Taylor Water Wheel while passing through Class II rapids (ripples). Then, we raft through Historic Idaho Springs the Class III rapids of Castle Falls and Argo Holes to test your newly developed rafting skills!


Mid-May to Mid-August

Blast - Intermediate

With 5 solid Class IV rapids and more class III whitewater than we have space to mention, the Blast is the trip for active thrill seekers. If you are active in your daily life the ‘Blast’ is the trip for you!


Mid-June to Late-July

Ultimo - Advanced

An adventure for the brave of heart! Be prepared for a workout..at elevation! The Ultimo is for those with good physical conditioning and endurance. If you are active in your daily life and searching for a thrilling adventure, the ‘Ultimo’ awaits you. 6-6 1/2 hours; 20 miles on the river; Class II, III, and IV rapids.
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