Arkansas River Tours offers whitewater rafting and guided float fishing on the Arkansas, Gunnison and Dolores Rivers in Colorado, the Rio Chama and Rio Grande-Taos Box in New Mexico. Since 1973, we have been dedicated to experiential river experiences focusing on paddle rafting trips. Our trips range from 1/4 day to 3 day trips. The majority of our trips occur on the Arkansas River in Bighorn Canyon, the Royal Gorge and Brown’s Canyon. The Arkansas is considered the most popular river in the country. Our programs include Professional Whitewater Guide Training. This course provides twice the required training hours and miles to be a commercial river guide in Colorado. Our course is recognized as one of the most comprehensive in Colorado.