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Clear Creek Rafting Co. specializes in whitewater rafting adventures on the Arkansas and Clear Creek Rivers passing through natural tourist destinations such as the Royal Gorge, Bighorn Sheep Canyon and Browns Canyon.
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Arkansas Valley Adventures offers guided whitewater rafting trips, from beginner to advanced levels, on Clear Creek river. Their recently built outpost provides many amenities including wetsuits, jackets and more.
St. Mary's Glacier is reached through a moderately difficult upward hike which in turn, passes around a scenic lake and progresses forward up to the glacier where one can enjoy the panoramic views of the surroundings and a variety of snow sports.
Raft Masters is a local outfitter which offers adventure rafting trips on the Arkansas River at the Royal Gorge and Bighorn Sheep Canyon, as well as on Clear Creek ranging from beginner to more advanced levels.
Offering river trips for all levels of experience, Liquid Descent organizes whitewater rafting excursions through Clear Creek and the Colorado River. The company provides all the equipment and instructions needed before taking off on the rapids.
Argo Gold Mill and Museum offer informative and educational self-guided exploration tours of the Gold Mine and its authentic mining equipment. Visitors also get to try panning for gold with the help of an attendant.