Telluride Rafting Three Day – San Miguel River

CLICK on the video to see the San Miguel in action!
Season: May – Late July
Class: Upper Section:Lower Section: Constant Class II with intermittent Class III Class II Rapids
 Meet Time:  9:45 AM

Create Memories ~ The Complete San Miguel River Rafting Trip!

Take a real vacation and disconnect from phones, e-mail and the like. Breath the fresh rocky mountain air and experience true Colorado whitewater on the Three Day San Miguel Rafting Trip! Our guides will help you experience a trip you will never forget, with 5 star camping, campfire fun, and of course, rafting! The constant Class II and intermittent Class III rapids will leave you begging for more, so go ahead, take the time out of your busy schedule to relax and experience the San Miguel River.

Looking for a milder three day trip? Check out the Colorado River out of Moab, Utah!

Looking for a wilder three day trip? Check out the Upper Animas out of Durango!

Standard Rafts

15 foot self-bailing rafts. Be prepared to paddle, paddle paddle around rocks and logs and down chutes on this twisting waterway. Age: 10 & up
Adventure: Intermediate
Cost: $545* per person

*Additional River/Land Access Fees not included



  • Check in, sign release forms and get dressed for the river! Wetsuit and bootie rentals are highly recommended all season.
  • Shuttle to the river for your  safety orientation and rafting instruction.
  • Hit the river!
  • Enjoy the continuous Class II splashes of the fast flowing San Miguel River.
  • Challenge the Class III rapids of “Three Sisters”and “Saw Pit”.
  • Make a stop for a riverside deli-style lunch.
  • Paddle through more continuous Class II rapids.
  • Take out for the day and hike, go fishing or play camp games.
  • Eat a scrumptious guide prepared meal around a campfire.
  • Spend the night under the stars!
  • Enjoy a hearty Cowboy style breakfast.
  • Start your day of 4-5 hours of splendid rafting! Stop for lunch on the way to keep you fueled!
  • Let the San Miguel River take you down at a rate of 40 feet per mile.
  • Take out and relax by the river or explore on a hike as your guides prepare another delicious dinner.
  • Camp out in the Colorado Wilderness.
  • Wake up to coffee and breakfast to fuel you up for your last day.
  • Enter Ponderosa Canyon with its wilderness camps and more defined rapids reaching Class III rapids at high water.
  • Enjoy a deli style lunch by the riverside.
  • Take a spin at surfing…Colorado style.
  • Take out and shuttle back!
  • Arrive back to your car at approximately 4:00 PM.
* Please note that all itineraries are subject to change due to river conditions.

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