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Explore the valley in a unique and exciting way

The Gunnison River is the perfect place for a relaxed float on the river for all ages. Scenic and mellow, with the opportunity to enjoy the Whitewater Park for big splashes and smiles. Lunch is included and we’ll stop for a riverside picnic along the way.  The Gunnison River is a great introduction to rafting, offering class I, II, & III rapids. 


  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Extensive knowledge of the area
  • All necessary river gear
  • Transportation to and from the river

Photographer Add-On

Let us capture your memories so you can focus on your adventure! A photographer is $675 per trip and based on availability. Please let the Irwin Guide’s office know 48hrs before your trip if you would like to add this to your reservation.

Full Day


3 mos.

June - August (depending on water levels)


Guest to Guide Ratio


Guests per Boat

Tour Details

The River2

The River

The Gunnison River is a peaceful way to experience the Gunnison Valley. Floating 8 river miles provides time to explore the wildlife and wilderness of the area. 

Family Friendly2

Family Friendly

Rafting is a great adventure in the outdoors with the whole family. Children must be older than 10 to participate in trips including class III rapids.

What to Bring2

What to Bring

We suggest bringing water, snacks, layers, sunblock, a hat, and sandals with a heel strap.  Lunch is included with your trip!

Trip Length Routes Logistics Travel2

Trip Length

Trips on the Gunnison River start around 10am and last until around 2pm.

Splish splash - let’s raft

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