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NOTE: Due to COVID-19, we have moved this trip to 2021
Nowhere on earth is there a more dramatic geologic storybook than the Grand Canyon. On this 15-day adventure you will float down 225 miles of the Colorado River through the magnificent Grand Canyon, from Lee’s Ferry to Diamond Creek. This river stretch has it all, from meandering river bends to exciting rapids like Lava Falls and Crystal. In addition to whitewater, there are countless side canyons with creeks, waterfalls, Indian ruins and much more. Experience the trip of a lifetime on this accessible adventure!
This trip is collaboratively run in partnership with Canyon Explorations.
Travel to Flagstaff:
Arrive in Flagstaff the evening before your trip for a pre-trip orientation where you will be introduced to the other participants and your trip leader to answer any questions and distribute waterproof bags!
Begin Your Adventure:
You’ll travel from Flagstaff to the put in and meet your river guides. The guides will load your equipment onto the boat, give safety instructions, and make any adaptations necessary to accommodate special needs. Once this is taken care of, you’ll hop on the rafts and begin your trip down the river.
Journey on the Water:
Days two through fourteen will involve a wide variety of activities. Each day you will move camps, allowing for time on the river to enjoy the magnificent scenery and experience thrilling whitewater. There will also be time to explore side canyons and other treats the Canyon has to offer. Your nights will be spent on sandy beaches beneath a canopy of stars and towering canyon walls with delicious food and fantastic company.
Have a Farewell Dinner:
On the last day of the trip, you will raft the final portion of the river and take off at Diamond Creek before heading back to Flagstaff to enjoy a farewell dinner out on the town with your new best friends!
Trip Start: August 22, 2021
Trip End: September 5, 2021
Trip Start/End Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Trip Cost: $5,000. Sliding scale scholarships are available for people with special needs. Please click here to complete a scholarship application
Trip Includes: All rafting and camping equipment, professional guides, and delicious meals
Trip Does Not Include: Travel arrangements to/from Flagstaff, Arizona, overnight accommodations in Flagstaff the night before and night after the trip, or gratuity
The nature of this trip allows us to accommodate a wide variety of special needs on this trip. Please contact the River Program Manager at email@example.com or 415-474-7662 ext. 15 for questions about accessibility.