Happy Hour Raft to the Grill

Why We Love This

  • Raft 6 Miles on the Arkansas River
  • All Drinks Half Off!
  • All Necessary Gear Included

The Happy Hour Raft to the Grill is a great way to cap off a day’s worth of adventure in Buena Vista, Colorado. Meet at the River Runners South Main location and raft six miles of the Arkansas River down to the Browns Canyon Riverside Grill at River Runners. Notable rapids include the Buena Vista River Park (class III), Beaver Falls (class III) and the Silver Bullet (class III).

Age & Fitness

Ages 8+

Meeting Location

Meet at the River Runners South Main location: 801 Front Loop, Buena Vista, CO 81211. This is a 2.5 hour drive from Denver.

What Should I Bring

Plan to wear quick-dry clothing like fleece, poly-pro and board shorts, plus secure footwear like strapped sandals or an old pair of tennis shoes. Wetsuits, neoprene boots, and splash jackets are included in the cost of your trip. Cotton, flip-flops and Crocs are not appropriate. We also recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, and personal drinking water. Your guide will have a dry bag for small items, but please keep towels and dry clothes in your vehicle.

When To Arrive

Plan to arrive 45 minutes prior to the scheduled trip departure time.

Food & Drinks

This local food stand is located at River Runners, which is also the put-in for Browns Canyon National Monument. The Baja-inspired menu includes fish tacos, carne asada burritos, veggie burritos, pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs and more. At the bar get local beers from Eddyline Brewery, a local whiskey drink from Deerhammer Distilling Company, margaritas or the River Rummer. Water and other non-alcoholic beverages are available including iced tea, natural sodas and root beer floats. Shuttles are provided back to your hotel.

Cancellations & Refunds

If you cancel your reservation at least 14 days prior to your trip date, you will receive a refund less $10 per person cancellation fee. Cancellations made inside of 14 days are not subject to refund. We will hold your funds in the form of a rain check – less $10 per person cancellation fee – to be used through the following season.


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