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This Colorado River rafting trip through Westwater Canyon, named “The West’s Best Short Whitewater Trip” by National Geographic, includes numerous exciting Class III and IV rapids. Experience the thrilling adventure of Little Dolores, Funnel Falls, the infamous Skull Rapid and ever-popular Sock-It-To-Me. Traveling through this canyon offers incredible views of a Precambrian time-capsule with geologic formations of nearly two-billion year old black Vishnu Schist and pink Zoroaster Granite topped by red-gold sandstone. A spacious sandy beach campsite will welcome guests for a night of delicious food, camaraderie and relaxation before retiring for the night under a blanket of a million stars.
Our 3-day adventure begins further upstream in the tranquil waters of picturesque Ruby Horsethief Canyon. The calmer river flows through this section of the river canyon allow for the use of fun inflatable kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. An abundance of wildlife, including great blue herons, bald eagles, peregrine falcons, mule deer, and desert bighorn sheep add additional interest to the stunning desert scenery. Ruby Horsethief also offers some fantastic hiking in Natural Arches in the Entrada Sandstone and Mee Canyon in the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Area.
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Due to COVID-19 and operational constraints, our capacity for running trips this year has been significantly reduced. We will, however, be running the following trips:
O.A.R.S. Canyonlands, Inc. operates in Westwater Canyon as a permitted outfitter of the Bureau of Land Management