Clear Creek offers adventurous rafting trips close to Denver. The narrow creek rages through exciting twists and turns on its way downstream from Idaho Springs.
Both half and full day expeditions are available. There are a number of different outfitters located around Idaho Springs, which offer guided trips down Clear Creek. One cool factoid on this river is that Clear Creek is the steepest commercially rafted river in Colorado, meaning more rapids more mile.
Half and Full Day Rafting Trips on Clear Creek
There are beginner, intermediate and advanced trips offered down this narrow river. The season typically runs from the middle of May through August. Clear Creek provides plenty of technical and adrenaline-packed rapids, if that’s what you’re looking for.
Clear Creek Rafting Guides
Nearby Town: Idaho Springs, CO
Season: Mid May to Mid August