Arkansas River Outfitters Association
Arkansas River Outfitters Association
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Journey Quest

Journey Quest's Christ-Centered Wilderness & Whitewater Rafting Adventures are perfect for your family or group! Rafting adventures launch from our site at Texas Creek (Between Canon City & Salida) and travel through Bighorn Sheep Canyon or the Royal Gorge, offering some of the most spectacular scenery on Colorado's Arkansas River. Journey Quest is ideally suited to serve families and groups who are interested in growing in Jesus Christ, enjoying wholesome family fun, and experiencing thrilling whitewater adventures. 

  • Royal Gorge: High adrenaline whitewater rafting adventure through the legendary Royal Gorge. 1/2 day, Full-Day & Double Dip.
  • Bighorn Sheep Canyon: An excellent beginner to intermediate whitewater rafting trip that is perfect for families and groups. 1/4 Day, 1/2 Day, 3/4 Day and Full-Day.
  • Inflatable Kayaking: These little boats are wet, wild, and ridiculously fun! 1/2 Day and Full-Day.
  • Rock Climbing: Guided adventures near Texas Creek or the Shelf Road climbing area. Spring, Summer, and Fall.
  • Overnight Trips: Everything from single-night rafting trip to week-long adventures. Includes great service, delicious meals, amazing campsites, and any combination of our activities. Summer and Fall, 2-7 Days.

Best Value: Journey Quest's trips are the best value on the Arkansas River with competitive pricing and individualized attention! Our riverside location allows us to offer longer trips with more rapids than any other outfitter, so you pay less and spend more time on the river!

Commitment to Safety: Your safety is our first priority! Journey Quest's staff undergo rigorous on-river training — at least double the state requirement — and are certified in Whitewater Rescue, Wilderness First Aid and CPR.

Call 888-623-7939 or visit to learn more!

Where to Find Us

27077 US Hwy 50
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Phone: 719-276-2227
Toll-Free: 888-623-7939

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