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9 Overnight Rafting Trips in the Southwest that will Change Your Life

9 Overnight Rafting Trips in the Southwest that will Change Your Life If you’ve never taken these overnight rafting trips in the Southwest, or you’ve already indulged in some and are looking for more to explore— huzzah! This is exactly where you need to be. This list boasts some lesser-known overnight rafting trips in the […]

The Rare Species in Mesa Verde National Park

The Rare Species in Mesa Verde National Park If you thought that the only rarity in Mesa Verde was its impressive cliff dwellings, this one’s going to knock you for a Mesa Top loop! There is a surprising number of rare species in Mesa Verde, from seldom-seen butterflies to flowers that exist nowhere else on […]

What to Expect on a Premium Mesa Verde Cliff Palace Tour 

What to Expect on a Premium Mesa Verde Cliff Palace Tour  After a long wait of moseying around the construction projects in Mesa Verde, the Cliff Palace tour is finally available for exploration! WOOHOO!!!! Cliff Palace is the most significant cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, both for its impressive size and incredible design. […]

How to Kayak, SUP or Tube the Lower Animas like a Champ

How to Kayak, SUP, or Tube the Lower Animas like a Champ — Low Water Edition   When low water season falls upon the Animas River in Durango, we all know what time it is… TUBING TIME! Or KAYAK, or SUP time if you’re not a donut lover! Low water on the Animas River is […]

3 Ways to Explore the Animas River Valley besides the Durango Train 

3 Ways to Explore the Animas River Valley besides the Durango Train  With fire season upon us in Southwest Colorado, the Durango Train can face unexpected closures on occasion. When this happens, would-be passengers are left to whip up a new agenda for the day— And we’ve got some solid suggestions! That is, as long […]

Rafting Season Forecast for 2022

Rafting Season Forecast for 2022 Calling all river fanatics! Grab the pumps and paddles and dust off those PFDs, because the Rafting Season Forecast for 2022 is here! This winter certainly kept us on our toes, and with the final weeks of significant snowfall behind us, we’ve got the full scoop on what to expect […]

Arches Timed Entry System – Tips and Alternatives

Arches Timed Entry System – Tips and Alternatives  Due to the hefty growth of visitors Moab has started seeing in recent years, Arches National Park has adopted a timed entry reservation system for the 2022 tourist season. Since this particular Park isn’t built to handle the millions of folks flooding through it in such a […]

Mindfulness Meets Adventure in Desolation Canyon — A Wellness Retreat 

Mindfulness Meets Adventure in Desolation Canyon — A Wellness Retreat  Mindfulness and Yoga teacher, Liz Anema, led Mild to Wild’s Wellness Retreat in Desolation Canyon for our last trip in the fall of 2021. She was gracious enough to share the powerful experiences she experienced on this trip with us.  Lucky me! I was invited to lead a trip dedicated […]

The Top 5 Rafting Trips to Jump on for Black Friday

The Top 5 Rafting Trips to Jump on for Black Friday This year, Mild to Wild is offering 15% off for Black Friday deals on rafting trips! This is the biggest discount we offer, and when it comes to our Multi-Day Rafting options, this is the best time to book those trips. These excursions are some of […]

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