12 miles of awesome whitewater, private river access and two bonus rapids! We take you all the way through the Browns Canyon National Monument, smashing rapids like Zoom Flume, Big Drop, Widowmaker and our two…
- We’ve got: Bonus Rapids! Private River Access! A Riverside resort with Tiki Bar and Grill! Glamping and Camping! And are open for Weddings, Events and Private Parties!
- Call us for Private Shuttles, Gear and Equipment Rentals throughout the year.
- We’re already writhing in a frenzy of anticipation for some new menu items and specials at the Drift In boaters bar and grill.
- Four people gets you 15% off any trip next season. Call us now!
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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!