The Best Rivers-
The Colorado, Green, Tatshenshini, and Alsek
The Best Rivers
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About the Experience
WOW!!! If you are looking for an exciting, yet relaxing excursion in some of the most beautiful and remote wonders of the world.....LOOK...NO...FURTHER!!! Our friends at CRATE are top notch and won’t leave you disappointed...unless you just aren’t the adventurous type. The crew of always incredible - engaging, helpful, funny, accommodating, ..., the list goes on and on. Our 9-day 2014 Grand Canyon National Park Trip and our 7-day 2019 Canyonlands National Park Trip were both out of this world! Looking forward to our next experience! Keep ‘em coming CRATE!
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Helpful Links For Planning Your River Rafting Trip
- Rafting the Colorado River-An in depth look at the Colorado River from Westwater Canyon through the Grand Canyon.
- Grand Canyon Rafting-Find more information about the Grand Canyon River Trips offered by Colorado River and Trail Expeditions.
- Cataract Canyon Rafting-Find more information about the Cataract Canyon river trips offered by Colorado River & Trail Expeditions.
- Westwater Canyon Rafting-Find more information about the Westwater Canyon river trips offered by Colorado River and Trail Expeditions.
- Wayne Ranney’s Webpage–a geologic educator, an award-winning author, and lecturer on outdoor adventures and worldwide expeditions.
- Colorado River Basin Forecast Center– Recreational River Forecast, Peak Flow Predictions, and Snowpack.
- Grand Canyon River Guides– Grand Canyon River Guides is a passionate association of folks who know and love the Grand Canyon like no other. Some of us are guides, many are not.
- Glen Canyon Dam Operations– Information about the scheduled water releases from Glen Canyon Dam.
- Grand Canyon National Park– Official Webpage of Grand Canyon National Park
- Canyonlands National Park– Official Webpage of Canyonlands National Park
- Colorado River Facts– Interesting Facts about the Colorado River
- Information About Lodging on the South Rim – Lodging information for the South Rim, Tusayan, and Sedona.
- Rafting the Green River– More information about the course of the Green River through Desolation Canyon
- Desolation Canyon River Trips– Find out more about our Green River rafting trips through Desolation Canyon.
- John Wesley Powell River History Museum– Celebrating the significance of river history through the cultures and landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. Located in the town of Green River, Utah.
- The Green River Epicenter– We’d like to think we chose this location, but really this place chose us. Epicenter’s founders were invited to work in Green River as AmeriCorps volunteers. They stayed because they fell in love with the place, the people, and the possibilities.
- Green River Gauge at Green River, Utah– Current flow of the Green River in Cubic Feet per Second.
- Green River, Utah-Information about the town of Green River, Utah.
- Flaming Gorge Dam Operations-Information on the Green River releases from Flaming Gorge Dam.
Tatshenshini and Alsek Rivers
- Rafting the Tatshenhini River-Find more information about the Tatshenshini River Trips offered by Colorado River and Trail Expeditions.
- Rafting the Alsek River-Find more information about the Alsek River Trips offered by Colorado River and Trail Expeditions.
- Tatshenshini River-A closer look at the Tatshenshini River as it works its way from the Dalton Post to Dry Bay.
- Alsek River-A closer look at the Alsek River from Serpentine Creek on the Kaskawulsh River to Dry Bay.
- The Alsek River’s Capture of the Slims River from the Yukon River-The story of the Slims River’s water flowing down the Alsek River instead of into the Yukon River.
- Tatshenshini River Flow at Dalton Post-National Weather Service Hydrograph of the flows of the Tatshenshini River at Dalton Post.
- Alsek River Flow Below Lava North Rapid-River gauge located near the Bates River not too far from Lava North Rapid.
- Glacier Bay National Park-Covering 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers, temperate rainforest, wild coastlines and deep sheltered fjords, Glacier Bay National Park is a highlight of Alaska’s Inside Passage and part of a 25-million acre World Heritage Site—one of the world’s largest international protected areas.
- Kluane National Park and Reserve-Kluane – high in the mountains of southwest Yukon – is a land of extremes. The park is home to Canada’s highest peak (5,959-metre Mount Logan), its largest ice field and North America’s most genetically diverse grizzly population. Travellers from around the world come to traverse alpine passes on backcountry odysseys and raft past calving glaciers.
- Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park-Tatshenshini-Alsek is considered to be one of the most magnificent river systems on earth, and forms the basis of the British Columbia provincial park that bears its name. Tatshenshini-Alsek Park contains nearly one million hectares of glacier-cloaked peaks, wild rivers, grizzly bears and unusual plant communities.
- UNESCO World Heritage Site-Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek-These parks comprise an impressive complex of glaciers and high peaks on both sides of the border between Canada (Yukon Territory and British Columbia) and the United States (Alaska). The spectacular natural landscapes are home to many grizzly bears, caribou and Dall’s sheep. The site contains the largest non-polar icefield in the world.
If you have any questions or to book an adventure today please call us at (800) 253-7328.
River Rafting Recommendations
Our classic Grand Canyon rafting expedition.
It offers ample time to see the sites and side canyons.
Grand Canyon Natural History Special
Emphasis on geology and off-river hiking to unique eco-zones and archaeological sites with professional naturalists.
Spring Hiking & Rafting Special
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
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