This scenic trip is great for families! You begin at Fisherman’s Bridge and travel all the way through the beautiful Browns Canyon National Monument, through the rapids Zoom Flume, Big Drop, and Widowmaker!
- We want to thank all of our guests for making the 2020 rafting season a success. We are closed for the season and will be open for rafting beginning May of 2021.
- We are still open for Private Shuttles, Ducky, Raft and gear rentals.
- The DRIFT IN Boaters Bar and Grill will be open on weekends until Labor Day
- Give us a call if you have any questions or want to sign up for a trip.
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The Independent Difference
Independent Whitewater is Salida’s local rafting connection on the Arkansas River. Whether it’s scenic family floats, advanced whitewater rafting, or a half-day trip through Browns Canyon National Monument, we have a trip to fit your needs. Family-owned Independent Whitewater has been in business in Salida for 35 years and has a strong dedication to safety and good old-fashioned American fun. Come spend the day with Wiley and Mike, Independent Whitewater’s owners, along with their highly trained and professional staff. More miles, more smiles!