Colorado River Rafting with Arizona Highways PhotoScapes


Colorado River rafting is one of the most popular and exciting outdoor activities in the world. With its stunning scenery, thrilling rapids, and rich history, the Colorado River offers something for everyone.

These photographs and videos are from a rafting trips on the Colorado River over 7 days in August 2023.

On this trip covering 188 miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon National Park and surrounding areas, one views awe-inspiring scenery. The Colorado River flows through some of the most beautiful and iconic landscapes in the United States, including the Grand Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. As you raft down the river, you'll be surrounded by soaring canyon walls, colorful rock formations, and lush riparian vegetation (not so much of the latter in the summer months).

There are thrilling rapids. The Colorado River is known for its challenging whitewater rapids. Some trips, such as the Grand Canyon rafting trips, are only for experienced rafters or are operated by experienced rafting companies.

Colorado River rafting is the perfect activity that combines stunning scenery, thrilling rapids, and rich history. The Colorado River has played an important role in the history of the American Southwest. Native Americans have inhabited the river basin for thousands of years, and the river was also used by explorers and traders in the 19th century. Today, the Colorado River is a popular destination for recreation and tourism. (based on Google Bard)