Half day Raft – Pumphouse to Radium:
Times: Arrive by 9:30am or 12:30pm to give yourself time to check in and use the facilities prior to the
launch. Trips are 10:00am-12:00pm or 1:00-3:00pm, and they will launch promptly at 10:00am or 1:00pm.
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Class II rapids
Put-In Location: Launch Site #1 @ Pumphouse
Take-out Location: Radium
Full Day Raft – Pumphouse to Rancho del Rio:
Times: Arrive no later than 9:30am. Trip will launch promptly at 10:00am. Trip is 10:00am-4:00pm with a
half hour break for lunch on shore (Lunch is not provided by the NSCD. Please come prepared with a
sack lunch unless otherwise arranged prior).
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Class II Rapids
Take-out Location: Rancho del Rio
IMPORTANT REMINDER: NSCD does not allow children under 5 years old to raft in our program.
NSCD provides: All rafting/inflatable kayaking (ducky) equipment, lifejackets, and drinking water
Footwear: Wear shoes that you don’t mind getting wet, such as river sandals, water shoes, or tennis shoes without socks. Chacos, Tevas, and Keens are great options. Flip-flops are not recommended. They do not grip
on wet rocks and tend to come off.
Apparel: Quick drying non-cotton clothing, rain gear, hat. The water temperature can be quite cold while the
air temperature can be quite warm, so dress in layers.
Electronic Devices: Cell service is minimal on County Road 1. Devices are not recommended on the raft. We
have a dry bag for cameras, but they are not impact resistant. We do not recommend bringing expensive SLR
Other: Sunscreen, insect repellant, lunch/snacks, sunglasses with strap, money for parking
Shuttle and Parking Information
After rafting, shuttle back to Pumphouse campsite will be provided at no cost.
Day use fee is $5 per vehicle per day
Valid at Pumphouse, Radium, State Bridge, Two Bridges, and Dotsero
Season pass for $20 available by calling or visiting Kremmling Field Office
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