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Upper Taylor Half Day

Quick Details

  • 2 Hours
  • Class III rapids
  • Intermediate Skill Level
  • Minimum 8 years old and 70 pounds
  • Offered 7 days a week
Per Person

Taylor River Rafting at its Finest!

Upper Taylor Half Day

The Upper Taylor Whitewater trip is a fun, creeky, tricky, cool splashy adventure. With recent updated flows, the Upper T becomes a little more family friendly and we have changed our guidelines to allow kids as young as eight years old weighing 70 pounds. This is the premiere whitewater trip in Gunnison County right now.
We will return to the Lower Taylor next year, after Mother Nature works her magic turning our mountain snow into cool whitewater!

Upper Taylor River Colorado — Fast paddling action for the 2 hour Class III whitewater trip.  If you are looking for our quickest trip with great whitewater, the Upper Taylor River will fit the bill.  We jump right into the action at Initiation Rapid after a thorough river safety talk and paddling instruction.  You’ll paddle to the commands of your qualified guide as a team, and navigate several rapids in quick succession.  Rosy Lane Rapid and Generator Alley are just a couple of the rapids after a lemonade stop halfway through the trip, with a chance to do the “Nestea Plunge” if you dare.

A quick 30-minute drive from either Crested Butte or Gunnison, you will meet at our Boathouse in Taylor Canyon.  From there we will hop a quick shuttle to the river and be on our way.  This trip is offered both morning and afternoon 7 days a week.

Must be in reasonably good physical condition.