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White Rim Trail Mountain Biking Cataract Canyon Rafting on the Colorado River

White Rim Trail Mountain Biking Cataract Canyon Rafting on the Colorado River

United States for 7 Days • from $1,755* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

If you're not afraid of a sore muscle or two, why ride to the river in a van when you could be flying along the White Rim Trail on a bike? Join us on one of the best multi-sport active adventure trips available, the White Rim Trail biking and Cataract Canyon rafting combination trip! Sixty-five miles of biking from mesa top to river bottom will show you the Moab-area multi-day ride that has become the standard against which all others… 1 testimonial & more

Offered May, August, September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park on the Colorado River

Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park on the Colorado River

United States for 5 Days • from $1,285* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Cataract Canyon rafting is an anomaly. Its rapids rank along with those of the Grand Canyon in power and difficulty. In fact, the river becomes unruly during the run off in May and June.Yet Cataract Canyon contains mile after mile of rafting through canyons where you are awe struck, not at whitewater, but the deep multicolored canyons of this section of Canyonlands National Park. Side canyon hikes to ruins and petroglyphs delight you as you head toward the Confluence of… 1 testimonial & more

Offered May-July
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Westwater Canyon on the Colorado River

Westwater Canyon on the Colorado River

United States for 2 Days • from $570* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Westwater's rapids on this trip are created when the swift flowing Colorado River is forced through Granite Canyon, a narrow seam of polished black schist capped with red slickrock towers. Virtually unknown 30 years ago, Westwater Canyon has become a favorite choice for its pace, rhythm, and intensity.One of the advantages of a river trip is the flexibility of the daily itinerary. It can vary widely from one trip to the next based on group desires, Mother Nature, and courtesy… 1 testimonial & more

Offered May-September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Middle Fork River Rafting

Middle Fork River Rafting

United States for 6 Days • from $2,799* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho is one of the premier wilderness trips in the US. It flows 100 miles of Wild and Scenic free-flowing river through the largest roadless wilderness areas in the US through a canyon that is deeper than the Grand Canyon. It has natural hot springs throughout the canyon, blue ribbon trout fishing, and more than 400 rapids grade I-III (IV in June). Our Salmon River Middle Fork rafting trips lead you… more

Offered July-September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 15 people
Must form your own group? No

Lodore Canyon in Dinosaur National Monument on the Green River

Lodore Canyon in Dinosaur National Monument on the Green River

United States for 4 Days • from $1,110* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Lodore was the first major canyon encountered by John Wesley Powell and his men on their 1869 expedition. Powell's adventures live on in the rapids he named: Disaster Falls, Triplet Falls and Hells Half Mile. Set aside as an American treasure in 1938 under the National Park system, this canyon is a sanctuary for bighorn sheep, deer and other friendly critters.Your 44-mile trip starts at the Gates of Lodore where two 800-foot buttresses mark the beginning of a series of… more

Offered May-September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Main Salmon River Rafting

Main Salmon River Rafting

United States for 6 Days • from $2,299* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

When you are rafting the main Salmon River in Idaho, you have access to the most pristine and untouched terrain in the US, slicing through the 2.3 million acres of Frank Church River in No Return Wilderness Area, the largest roadless area in the country. The Main Stem, a major feature in Salmon River rafting trips, is famous for large sandy beaches for camping, warm water for swimming, great trout fishing, fun and easy whitewater, and the best hot spring… more

Offered June-September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 15 people
Must form your own group? No

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Desolation

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Desolation

United States for 6 Days • from $1,395* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

This Desolation Canyon river rafting trip, as its name implies, floats you through some of the most remote areas left in the continental United States. The Tavaputs Plateau, through which the Green River cuts Desolation and Gray canyons, boasts one of the largest roadless areas in the American west, making the region a priceless preserve of quality dark skies. Spend your days exploring outlaw hideouts, ancient indigenous cultural sites, splashing through consistent, fun whitewater, and in the evenings let your… more

Offered August
Exertion level: 4
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

San Juan River Rafting in Navajoland

San Juan River Rafting in Navajoland

United States for 4 Days • from $1,000* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Pound for pound, the San Juan River is the fastest moving river in the United States, dropping an average of eight feet per mile. Sandstone and limestone walls frame the narrow canyon as the river snakes through the countless goosenecks for which it is famous. Today the river borders Navajoland, although it was once the home of the ancient pueblo civilization. Scores of ruins and petroglyphs line the canyon walls.The San Juan, with a lot of small rapids, is especially… 1 testimonial & more

Offered May, June
Exertion level: 4
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Desolation Canyon Utah Family Rafting on the Green River

Desolation Canyon Utah Family Rafting on the Green River

United States for 5 Days • from $1,320* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Desolation and Gray canyons are on the National Register of Historic Places because the famous and infamous were drawn here. In 1830, trapper Denis Julien left graffiti on the canyon walls. Almost 40 years later, John Wesley Powell traveled through the canyons and christened them. Soon after Powell passed through, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid found this a great place to escape justice. Today, if you really want to get away, there's no better place than the Green River… 1 testimonial & more

Offered May-August
Exertion level: 4
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

White Rim Trail Mountain Biking in Canyonlands National Park

White Rim Trail Mountain Biking in Canyonlands National Park

United States for 4 Days • from $1,000* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

A must in any mountain biker's rites of passage is the White Rim Trail. Riding on a sandstone bench through a land called "Island in the Sky" you will pass Mussleman Arch, Monument Basin, Turks head, Candlestick Tower, and White Crack, a perch 1000 feet above the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers in the center of Canyonlands ... some believe the center of the universe. If you only had time for one mountain bike trip in your life,… 1 testimonial & more

Offered April, May, August-October
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 12 people
Must form your own group? No

Kayak Workshop through Desolation Canyon

Kayak Workshop through Desolation Canyon

United States for 6 Days • from $1,595* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Are you looking for more than an adventure vacation? Then this kayaking experience through some of the most magnificent wilderness canyons of the Southwest is the answer. Prior kayaking experience is not necessary, but a kayak swimming pool class is suggested to help speed your learning on the river. These classes can be found at most colleges and universities. You should be in excellent physical condition and comfortable around water. Andy Thunell from Rapid Progression Kayak School will provide the instruction and… more

Offered August
Exertion level: 6
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Moab Mountain Biking / Westwater Canyon Rafting on the Colorado River

Moab Mountain Biking / Westwater Canyon Rafting on the Colorado River

United States for 4 Days • from $1,100* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Moab, Utah and its surrounding regions are world renowned for their incredible beauty and world-class mountain biking. Our La Sal Mountain loop encompasses a variety of riding conditions from the pine tree forested trails on day one, to the descent into Onion Creek and the desert valley on the second day.Westwater's rapids on this trip are created when the swift flowing Colorado River is forced through Granite Canyon, a narrow seam of polished black schist capped with red slickrock towers.… 1 testimonial & more

Offered June-August
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 12 people
Must form your own group? No

Youth Group Rafting – Fisher Towers Canyon

Youth Group Rafting – Fisher Towers Canyon

United States for 3 Days • from $575* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Youth groups rafting alongside the Fisher Towers are treated to towering, red, sandstone monoliths set against the La Sal Mountains. Float on the iconic Colorado River through a classic red rock desert landscape that has been frequently used as the backdrop for Hollywood movie productions. Fun class I & II rapids make it the perfect section for youth groups to play in paddle boats and inflatable kayaks. Observe bald eagle, great blue heron, and snowy egret habitats. Just minutes outside… more

Offered May-September
Exertion level: 3
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 24 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park

Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park

United States for 6 Days • from $1,360* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Cataract Canyon rafting is an anomaly. Its rapids rank along with those of the Grand Canyon in power and difficulty. In fact, the river becomes unruly during the run off in May and June.Yet Cataract Canyon contains mile after mile of rafting through canyons where you are awe struck, not at whitewater, but the deep multicolored canyons of this section of Canyonlands National Park. Side canyon hikes to ruins and petroglyphs delight you as you head toward the Confluence of… more

Offered May-August
Exertion level: 6
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Desolation

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Desolation

United States for 5 Days • from $1,320* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Holiday’s stargazing and rafting trip through Desolation Canyon will take you into a landscape named by John Wesley Powell, who called it “a region of wildest desolation”. Utah’s Green River cuts through the Tavaputs Plateau, one of the remotest regions of the continental United States. It’s also one of the largest roadless areas in the American West, making the region a priceless dark sky reserve. more

Offered May
Exertion level: 4
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Women's Rafting and Yoga on the Green River through Lodore Canyon

Women's Rafting and Yoga on the Green River through Lodore Canyon

United States for 4 Days • from $1,195* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

There isn't a better yoga studio for a women's river rafting trip than Lodore Canyon in the heart of Dinosaur National Monument. Cradled between two steep and beautiful canyon walls, this section of the Green River winds through the Unita Mountains and features some of the best beaches in the West! These picturesque refuges are ideal places to make camp, practice yoga, and restore your inner balance. Let our expert river-guides-turned-chefs prepare your meals to keep your body and mind… 1 testimonial & more

Offered July
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Green River Wild Yoga & Rafting Trips

Green River Wild Yoga & Rafting Trips

United States for 4 Days • from $1,400* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

A journey for the soul that combines yoga, dreamwork, conversations with the more-than-human world, deep imagination, and a week-long Green River yoga and rafting trip through Lodore Canyon. The soul yearns to hear the river's song. The river calls us to listen, be present, and let go. Floating on a river invites a primal connection with the Earth and with our bodies.Wild Yoga is an alignment of Earth and soul, an immersion in sacred ceremony and deep listening.What will stir in… more

Offered May
Exertion level: 4
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Labyrinth Canyon

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Labyrinth Canyon

United States for 5 Days • from $1,055* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Few places on the planet offer the serene hush offered in Labyrinth Canyon.  A 4-6 day stretch of the Green River through tranquil flat-water gives your mind a chance to unwind from the rush of your life back home.  And on this specialty stargazing trip, there is the added benefit of a star-expert coming along for the ride.  Spend your daytime hiking Trin-alcove, Bow-knot Bend or some other fantastic side excursion; your afternoons floating through red-rock wonder and your evenings… more

Offered September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Retro River Rafting on the Yampa

Retro River Rafting on the Yampa

United States for 5 Days • from $1,205* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Retro river rafting? Is this just some kind of alliterative joke? Does that mean we’re going to be running rapids with bucket boats and cooking over fire? Just how retro are we going? Back to the days of John Wesley Powell’s heavy oak boats? Or way back to the time when mountain men were trapping beavers in buffalo boats?Okay, well, we probably won’t be going quite that retro. But this trip will be a bit of an homage to the… more

Offered June
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Maze Mountain Bike Trip In Canyonlands National Park

Maze Mountain Bike Trip In Canyonlands National Park

United States for 4 Days • from $1,165* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

The Maze bike trip is no Sunday afternoon bike ride through the park! Biking into the Maze and other untamed country in Canyonlands National Park provides mountain bikers and hikers the complete experience... solitude, unparalleled beauty, clean air, and some of the most challenging bike terrain anywhere. The Maze bike trip takes you into places where you'll view sheer vertical uplifts, and plunging gorges are part of a landscape that once seen, can never be forgotten.  The Maze bike tours… more

Offered April, May, September, October
Exertion level: 6
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 12 people
Must form your own group? No

San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike Trip

San Rafael Swell Mountain Bike Trip

United States for 4 Days • from $975* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands, Arches, Natural Bridges, Dinosaur, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase... in a state brimming with national parks, it's easy to overlook another national treasure. Utah locals call it 'THE SWELL' a three thousand-foot fold of sandstone and shale on the edge of the Colorado Plateau. San Rafael Swell mountain biking tours take you into a place where it's hidden canyons provided sanctuary to old west outlaw Butch Cassidy.  Biking into the San Rafael Swell's red-wall canyons are your sanctuary… more

Offered April, May, September, October
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 12 people
Must form your own group? No

Yampa River Rafting in Dinosaur National Monument

Yampa River Rafting in Dinosaur National Monument

United States for 5 Days • from $1,205* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

The Yampa is WILD: the last un-dammed river in the Colorado River system. Despite attempts by the Bureau of Reclamation and Congress, the only dam ever constructed on the Yampa River was built by Mother Nature�and even that was temporary. On June 9th, 1965, a massive flash flood and debris flow carried thousands of tons of rock down Warm Springs Draw, completely blocking the river channel. The river slowed upstream of the obstruction, and the current snarled and boiled and… more

Offered May, June
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Cataract Canyon

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Cataract Canyon

United States for 6 Days • from $1,360* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

The Colorado River through Cataract Canyon traverses one of the most spectacular red rock landscapes in the desert southwest. By day, float through sandstone spires, massive eroded cliffs, and towering buttes. At night, let your eyes tune in to the equally spectacular star-scape, visible in stunning clarity from the bottom of Canyonlands National Park, an International Dark Sky Park.Cataract Canyon is famous for its whitewater rapids, but the calm water that leads up to the rapids is special in its… more

Offered July
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Lodore Canyon

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Lodore Canyon

United States for 4 Days • from $1,100* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

This whitewater rafting and stargazing trip on the Green River through Lodore Canyon combines the best of the day with the splendors of the night. Running through the heart of Dinosaur National Monument, an International Dark Sky Park, Lodore provides visitors with the opportunity to see a quality of dark, starry sky that exists only in isolated pockets in remote corners of the United States. During the day, we'll navigate translucent blue-green water through class II�IV rapids, hike through dark… 1 testimonial & more

Offered June
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Yampa River Rafting with Del Sol Music Quartet

Yampa River Rafting with Del Sol Music Quartet

United States for 4 Days • from $1,185* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

In 2022, we’re classing it up, combining the magic of Yampa River rafting with the uplifting joy of classical music. Join Holiday and members of the Del Sol String Quartet for five days of sunrise string quartet concerts, endless canyon scenery, and exhilarating whitewater. A “string quartet that thrives outside the concert hall,” Del Sol is all about “music that brings out the endorphins”. The Yampa River is, too. It’s the only major river in the Colorado River system that… more

Offered May
Exertion level: 6
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Ruby and Westwater Canyon Rafting On The Colorado River

Ruby and Westwater Canyon Rafting On The Colorado River

United States for 3 Days • from $725* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Often called a miniature Grand Canyon, this segment of the Colorado River is the answer for the person who is short on time but wants it all...a wilderness canyon so stunningly beautiful you 'll have no doubt but to leave the world behind. The finale - world class whitewater. Depending upon water level and trip length, you will see from eighteen to fifty miles of the Colorado's finest beaches, side canyons, and campsites. A century ago pioneer river explorers Than… 1 testimonial & more

Offered May-September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? No

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Cataract

Naturalist Stargazer Specialty Trip - Cataract

United States for 8 Days • from $1,760* per person

Provider: Holiday River Expeditions (3 testimonials)

Even if you've already experienced Cataract Canyon, you haven't seen it like this. Come join us as we approach Cataract Canyon from the Green River side, allowing an extended eight days for exploring canyons and ancient Pueblo ruins in the heart of Canyonlands National Park. Some of the highlights of this trip will include hiking to the Dollhouse, enjoying the depths of Dark Canyon and not to be forgotten the raging whitewater of Cataract Canyon. more

Offered September
Exertion level: 5
Comfort accommodations
Max group size: 20 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

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