- TripBuzz found 34 things to do with kids in or near Canon City, Colorado, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cripple Creek.
- From Royal Gorge Route Railroad to Fort Royal Stables, the Canon City area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Hiking Trails, Ziplines and Bowling.
- The locale for many state and federal prisons, Canon City is a short drive from both Pueblo and Colorado Springs. Popular for white water rafting and other recreational activities, the city is full of community parks and outdoor spaces. These outdoor spaces include walking and hiking trails, campgrounds and golf courses.
Royal Gorge Route Railroad offers scenic train rides through the beautiful granite cliffs of the Royal Gorge along the Arkansas River. The trains feature a 1950's Dome car and a Sunshine Falls Bar Car accompanied with separate first class lunch and dinner cars.
Standard horseback riding trips are arranged through Fort Royal Stables in the summer with the stables being closed to the public in the winter with only private appointments allowed. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are preferred.
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45000 West U.S. Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Echo Canyon River Expeditions is a local outfitter which organizes both family-friendly and adventure class whitewater rafting trips around the Colorado wilderness and the Rocky mountains. These trips can also be combined with other activities such as horseback riding, zipline and ATV tours.
45045 W. US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Besides whitewater rafting trips, Royal Gorge Rafting also offers zipline tours as well as custom vacation packages for special events such as weddings and corporate events.
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours hosts adventure zipline tours with 20 different ziplines spread over the classic course and the more recent, Extreme Zip Line Course which is one of the fastest courses around the Royal Gorge.
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50905 W US Hwy 50 West, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Whitewater Adventure Outfitters offer a wide range of whitewater rafting trips at the Royal Gorge which also includes overnight tours and other special packages that combine the adventure of rafting with other outdoor activities such as train rides and zipline tours.
Raft Masters is a local rafting outfitter which offers whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River and Clear Creek. Their combo tour packages, in addition to the rafting trips, also include railroad rides, ATV and ziplines tours.
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44650 US Highway 50 West, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Clear Creek Rafting Company - Day Tours offers a variety of whitewater rafting tours of the Arkansas River at the Royal Gorge. The company tailors trips to all skill and experience levels, and trips include a free photo cd.
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44641 US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Whitewater professional guides have been offered at the River Runners Royal Gorge Rafting Center since 1972. Trips are held along the Arkansas River through the Royal Gorge and more adventurous rapids of Bighorn Sheep Canyon.