An OARS guide rows a raft through whitewater in Cataract Canyon in Utah

Whitewater Rafting

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Whitewater Rafting Trips with OARS

OARS helped pioneer whitewater rafting in the Western U.S. And since we first got started in 1969, we have guided more than 500,000 guests on rivers all over the world. Now, with more than 75 unique itineraries, we offer travelers more whitewater rafting trips than any other outfitter on the planet. But it’s not just about how long we’ve been in business, or the number of trips we offer. It’s really about the OARS experience.

Whether it’s a quick, one-day whitewater rafting trip, a week-long river trip, or an epic 18-day rafting expedition, we can guarantee a trip with OARS will end up being one of your most memorable vacations ever. Because, let’s be honest, we’re not talking about a trip to Disneyland here. River trips are the ultimate way to escape the grind, disconnect and spend quality time with friends or loved ones, or even make new lifelong friends. Not only that, there is no better way to experience some of the most scenic and remote wilderness areas in the world than from a raft, dory, inflatable kayak or stand up paddleboard.

At the core of what we do are multi-day rafting trips, offering guests incredible access to remote wilderness areas that few people get to see each year, including off-the-beaten path locations in our national parks, wild and scenic rivers throughout the West and bucket list destinations all over the world. Of course, if you’re just looking for a quick and fun trip to enjoy with friends and family, our one-day rafting trips in California, Utah and even Fiji are some of the top rafting experiences in the world.

And trust us, we know choosing the right rafting trip can be a bit overwhelming, so don’t hesitate to give us a call at 800-346-6277. Our dedicated year-round office staff and team of adventure consultants have hundreds of trips among us, so we know we can match you with the perfect trip and answer any and every question you may have leading up to your adventure.

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Whitewater Rafting

Landscape view of the Yampa River in Utah.

Yampa River Rafting

4 or 5 Days 4.93 (56)

Location: Colorado & Utah
Adventure Level: Moderately Challenging
Minimum Age: 7 (10 – 12 during high water)

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