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    Tubing Boulder Creek

    White Water Rafting, Kayaking & Paddleboarding Boulder

    Boulder’s scenic waterways provide the perfect warm-weather cool-down for those seeking a smile-inducing tubing ride or a fun kayaking practice session. Rivers beyond Boulder hold even more experiences for thrilling whitewater adventures.

    Boulder Creek

    Boulder Creek was named one of the 10 best lazy rivers for tubing in the U.S. by Men’s Journal. It is a popular tubing spot during the summer months. A stretch of Boulder Creek near Eben G. Fine Park also offers a 20-slalom-gate course for kayakers to hone their paddling skills. Kayak rentals are available at Colorado Water Sport. Of course, some folks prefer to simply stay on shore and cool off by wading in.

    Boulder Reservoir

    For a gentler experience, the beautiful Boulder Reservoir also rents small boats such as kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and canoes.

    Beyond Boulder: River Rafting

    If you’re looking for whitewater rafting adventures on nearby Colorado rivers (Clear Creek and the Cache La Poudre are two popular choices), a number of guides, outfitters and adventure companies in Boulder are listed below and can help plan and guide your trip. You should plan to spend a full day to enjoy a whitewater rafting outing from Boulder. 

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