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Mad Adventures / Rocky Mountain Adventures

Mad Adventure Raft trips feature beautiful scenery, mild whitewater, historic cabins, a jumping rock, natural hot springs and more. Perfect for families. (Children must be at least 4yrs / 40lbs.) Bring quick-drying clothes (t-shirt, shorts, bathing suit), sunscreen, sunglasses with strap, change of clothing, tennis shoes, water socks or river sandals, hat, cash for souvenirs and snacks. Gratuity not included.

Mad Adventure offers four different river trips so you can choose the best option for your group:

  • Colorado River (Full Day) - This full day trip offers beautiful Canyon scenery and easy-to-navigate whitewater for all ages and launches at 8:30am. Rafters must be at least 4 years old. This trip stops for a riverside lunch on the banks of the river. Lunch and beverages provided.
  • Colorado River (1/2 day) - Choose between an 8:30am or 1:00pm launch time. This half-day trip offers beautiful canyon scenery and easy-to-navigate whitewater that is fun for anyone ages 4 years and older.
  • Clear Creek (1/2 day) - Choose between a 9:00am or 2:30pm launch time. The water is swift and tricky as the river drops though the narrow riverbed. You will encounter frequent rapids so be prepared for excitement. This trip is rated intermediate to advanced in difficulty (Class III and Class IV rapids), so come ready to work as a team, paddle hard, and get wet. Minimum age for this trip is age 13 years.
  • Clear Creek (1/3 day) - This is a beginner raft trip with Class III rapids, which are frequent and playful as you naviagate your way down river. Please plan to get wet. This trip accomodates children as young as 7 years old and begins at 12:00pm.


From Steamboat Springs, take Highway 40 east to Kremmling. Look for the Mad Adventures office on the right at the far end of town, just before the Kremmling Airport. Approximate driving time is 1 hour 15 minutes.


River Age Rate*
Colorado River Full Day Adult (13 and up)
Child (4-12)
Colorado River Half Day Adult (13 and up)
Child (4-12)
Clear Creek Half Day Adult (13 and up) $55
Clear Creek 1/3 Day All Ages (7 and up) $45

* These are 2014 summer rates.

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