Change up your adventure seeking with rafting on the Rio Grande River. If you are looking for an adventure, June is when Spring run off allows for a tremendous ride on the whitewater, guides are recommended. Quiet, calm, slow paced rides down the river are also a great way to experience the beauty of the Rio Grande National Forest in the Summer months.

Rent a raft at:
8200 Sports in South Fork
Phone: 719-873-1977 : Visit Website

Rocky Mountain Ski & Raft
Phone: 719-873-2495 : Visit Website


This stretch of the Rio Grande River offers Class 2-3 rapids and incredible scenery. May through June is best for white water action, but every season offers it’s own character and fun on the river. Take a guided trip or rent a kayak for a day of fun.

Get your thrill on and experience the white water of the Rio Grande River.  Guided rafting and kayaking trips are available and will complete your trip to the Upper Rio Grande!


Mountain Man Rafting was established in 1985 as the first Colorado rafting outfitter and guide service on the Upper Rio Grande near Creede, South Fork and Lake City, Colorado. Mountain Man is still the ONLY guided rafting company on the Rio offering trips on the upper and lower sections. Whether you are relaxing and enjoying life with your family on the Rio Grande River or braving the exhilarating whitewater we know that you will find that we offer some of the finest guided adventures in the world! We specialize in adventures that you can do with your little ones, middle ones and even older ones, all together as a family. We’d love to share that with you!

It’s always a great day on the river… Come join us!

Phone: 719.873.0188
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