Youth Group Rafting – Fisher Towers Canyon

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Colorado River Rafting at Fisher Towers—
About This Trip

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Youth groups rafting alongside the Fisher Towers are treated to towering, red, sandstone monoliths set against the La Sal Mountains. Float on the iconic Colorado River through a classic red rock desert landscape that has been frequently used as the backdrop for Hollywood movie productions. Fun class I & II rapids make it the perfect section for youth groups to play in paddle boats and inflatable kayaks. Observe bald eagle, great blue heron, and snowy egret habitats. Just minutes outside of Moab, Utah!

Trip Overview

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Location: Colorado River
Type: Rafting
Length: 2 and 3 Days
Dates: May - Sept
Meet At: Green River, UT 8:00 AM
Rating: Beginner
Age Min: 5
Deposit: $300

Trip Price & Departure Dates

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2-Day - Adult - $445
Youth - $370(18 & under)
Senior - $445(65 & older)
Group - $445 (10 or more)

3-Day - Adult - $555
Youth - $470 (18 & under)
Senior - $555 (65 & older)
Group - $555 (10 or more)

Scheduled upon request for Youth Groups and or Families

Trip Slideshow

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Map

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The Colorado River exits Westwater Canyon near the almost–ghost town of Cisco, Utah, and meanders through open wilderness and farm land to the confluence with the Dolores River. Float under the remains of the historic Dewey Bridge and then to Hittle Bottom. Oar rafts will take you through Professor Valley, past the Fisher Towers and La Sal Mountains, and end at Take Out Beach, ten miles north of Highway 191 and Moab.  

Itinerary

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The itinerary of any river trip is always planned with maximum flexibility. Each trip will vary depending on weather, water flows, your group's interests, and the need to be courteous to other rafters. This is a sample itinerary for a two-day Fisher Towers trip on the Colorado River.

Day 1: Start at our headquarters at 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time in Green River, Utah. Make your last minute purchases (view our packing checklist to see items you can find at our store), then buckle up for a 90-minute van ride to the put-in at Dewey Bridge. Float leisurely through calm water. Look for bald eagles, beavers, great blue herons, and night herons. Camp within sight of the 12,000-foot Sierra La Sal and Fisher Tower formations; the openness of the river corridor makes for a stunning, expansive view of both sunset and sunrise.

Day 2: We'll approach class I and II rapids: great fun for inflatable kayaks. Pass beneath Castle Rock and the Priest-and-Nuns formation before lunch near White's Rapid.  Passenger vans meet us at the take out and provide 60 minute transportation back to Green River. Our expected time of arrival back at our headquarters is 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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Holiday River Expeditions
Average rating:  
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by Jeff Stoll on Holiday River Expeditions

First time in Utah and what a wonderful and adventurous experience. I will do it again!

by Biren & Nisha Patel on Holiday River Expeditions

An amazing experience, far different than any other regular vacation I have ever taken! The guides were fantastic, food was amazing, and it was very neat to be in the middle of nowhere yet feel taken care of and safe.

by Nicole Pavlovich on Holiday River Expeditions

I would want the same guides next time for sure!!!! The whole staff from beginning to end was over the top AMAZING!!!! I am sure that my mom and I drove the office staff Lauren and Karen crazy with all of our phone calls and crazy questions. The guides made the WHOLE trip!! TJ, Sherpa, T-bird, Josh and Jim. The guys were so fun and at the same time so professional. My mother that was on the trip with me is 71 and ALL the guides went above and beyond to make sure she had what she needed to be comfortable and safe. The food they made was amazing and fresh and the hikes and storytelling was so interesting. I would so do this again and would hope to have the same guides!!!!!!

Thank you all for taking great care of me and my mother!!!!!

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