The Arkansas River is number one in river rafting. More than 300,000 boaters took trips down the river in 1996, more than any other river in the U.S. or the world, for that matter. What makes the Arkansas River so popular are the: Number, size and technical nature of its rapids, length of season, length of river available for rafting, and unsurpassed beauty. Outfitters say the Arkansas offers more excitement per mile than any other river in the west. From family adventure to extreme adventure there is a trip waiting for you.
The Arkansas River is a noted brown trout fishery. Dozens of creeks, streams and lakes and literally hundreds of smaller beaver ponds offer quality rainbow, cutthroat and brook fishing. Colorados Division of Wildlife stocks many streams and high mountain lakes with rainbow, cutthroat and other species of trout.
Bring your pan and on a hot summer afternoon walk to the river, put your feet in the water and maybe you will find some gold. If you dont know how, just borrow our "how to video" and you will be ready in 30 minutes.