This trips was featured in National Geographic's "Wild and Scenic Rivers" Book. The Yampa River is a guide favorite and is entirely within Dinosaur National Monument. It's the last free-flowing river in the entire Colorado River drainage and is incredibly wild in May and June. The melting snow from the Rocky Mountains creates roaring rapids, with an average rate of descent of 12-14 feet per mile


  • Dinosaur National Monument
  • Untamed River/Wild and Scenic
  • Active Trip with Paddleboats and Inflatable Kayaks
  • Hikes to Native American Caves
  • Whitewater Every Day


Yampa River