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Cañon City Colorado River Running Guide

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Cañon City, population 16,000, has endless recreational opportunities from fishing and whitewater rafting, to viewing the abundant wildlife, or spending a day in one of our parks.  Downtown Cañon City hasn’t changed much over the last century. It is still filled with elegant brick buildings, many of them named after the town’s founding fathers.

As the snow melts high in the Colorado Rockies, world class whitewater rapids are born in the Royal Gorge Region. The Arkansas River hosts more rafters than any other river in the world. Easy access and wide diversity, awards the Arkansas River recognition as the number one river in the country for rafting and kayaking. Bighorn Sheep Canyon just west of Cañon City offers Class II-Class III waters, ideal for first time rafters and families, while the Royal Gorge itself boasts the steep drops and huge rapids that make this the Class IV and V run that draws experienced rafters from far and wide.
 
 

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