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Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center in Salida, Colorado


Whitewater Kayaking, Rafting, Rock Climbing, & Mountain Biking: Guided Tours and Professional Instruction.

Choose your own adventure at the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center! We offer guided trips and professional instruction for whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, and mountain biking.  Suitable for all ages and ability levels, we can accommodate large groups.  Choose from 1/2 day, full day, or multi-sport adventure trips! Free wetsuits and all equipment always provided.  Advanced reservations strongly recommended. Give us a call today to plan your summer adventures 800-255-5784. 

Whether you’re looking for a quick get-away from Denver or Colorado Springs, or an extended Colorado vacation, our experienced professional staff can provide you with guided services and professional instruction.  Have you always wanted to kayak? Take a single or multi-day kayaking clinic from one of our kayak instructors.  We also provide rock climbing adventures as a half, full, or in combination with a water sport adventure trip.   

Contact Info
Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center
14825 Hwy 285
Salida, CO 81201
Toll-Free: 800-255-5784
Local Phone: 719-539-2420
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Quick Stats
Location: Salida, CO
Established: 1982
Fun Facts
  • Our kayak instruction facility is on the banks of the famous Arkansas River
  • Just a little more than two hours by car from Denver or Colorado Springs
  • State-of-the-art gear and friendly, knowledgeable ACA certified instructors
  • We help you succeed while having a great time!

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    Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center

    Located In:
    Salida, CO
    Paddlesports Schools Services We Offer
  • ACA instructors courses
  • guided kayak tours
  • inflatable kayak tours
  • kids and teens programs
  • medical training
  • private instruction
  • raft guide lessons
  • river safety training
  • whitewater kayak lessons - advanced
  • whitewater kayak lessons - beginner
  • whitewater kayak lessons - intermediate
  • women's programs
    Trips Near Us
    River Run
    Arkansas River Granite Gorge
    Arkansas River Lake Creek Tributary
    Arkansas River Clear Creek Tributary
    Arkansas River The Numbers
    Arkansas River Narrows-Frog Rock
    Arkansas River Buena Vista Town Run
    Arkansas River Milk Run
    Arkansas River Browns Canyon
    Arkansas River Salida West
    Arkansas River Salida East
    Arkansas River Salida Whitewater Park
    Arkansas River Rincon to Pinnacle Rock
    Arkansas River Pinnacle Rock to Parkdale
    Arkansas River Royal Gorge
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