National Park Bus Tour Guides

Personable Interpreters Can Narrate Your Group's Bus Tour of National Parks

  • Where: Arches or Canyonlands National Park
  • What months available:

    May through October except late July, call to arrange

  • CFI has knowledgeable and personable Naturalist Guides that will "step on" your bus for a short national park bus tour through Arches or Canyonlands, and can arrange your Canyonlands step-on guides. Our local naturalist will join your bus for a short tour through Arches or Canyonlands National Parks.
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Custom 1-Day River Trips

  • Where: Moab "Daily" stretch of the Colorado River
  • What months available:

    late April to mid-October except for late July

  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 Day
  • Time: 9 a.m to 5 p.m.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $110 - 9 to 15 people
  • Cost per Person: $120 - 5 to 8 people
  • Cost per Person: $170 - 3 to 4 people
  • Cost per Person: $190 - 2 people
  • Cost per Person: $400 - 1 person
  • Cost per Person: $100 - 16 to 40 people
  • Cost per Person: -
  • Raft the "Moab Daily" Section of the Colorado River on a private custom trip with our Naturalist Guides!
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Custom Ruby – Horsethief Colorado River Overnight

  • Where: Loma to either Cisco or Westwater depending on age of participants
  • What months available:

    Mid-May through Late October

  • Number of Days/Nights: 3 days/3 nights OR 4 days/4 nights
  • Age Group: Loma to Westwater Ranger Station for Adults and Youth 6 and over; Loma to Cisco (Includes Westwater Canyon) for Adults and Youth 12 and over
  • Cost per Person: $220/day - Adult
  • Cost per Person: $180/day - Youth 6-17 (must be 6 in month of trip - Loma to Westwater)
  • Cost per Person: $180/day - Youth 12-17 (must be 12 in month of trip - Loma to Cisco)
  • Cost per Person: $10 Loma-WWRS or $20 Loma-Cisco - BLM Special Area Fees/per person
  • Depart Loma, Colorado, and travel through dramatic red sandstone towers as we float the mild waters of Horsethief and Ruby Canyons, OR if your children are 12 years and older extend your trip through the exciting Class III-V rapids of Westwater Canyon to Cisco, Utah!
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Custom Colorado River Westwater Canyon Overnight

  • Where: Westwater Canyon on the Colorado River
  • What months available:

    Late April through mid-October

  • Number of Days/Nights: One night and two days
  • Cost per Person: $400/overnight trip - Adults
  • Cost per Person: $320/overnight trip - Youth 12 through 17 (must be 12 in month of trip)
  • Cost per Person: $10 - BLM Special Area River Fee
  • Cost per Person: -
  • Experience the Colorado River in Westwater Canyon: exciting Class III rapids like “Funnel Falls,” “Skull,” and “Sock-it-to-Me” bound to thrill even the veteran river runner. These help make Westwater one of the premiere whitewater stretches in the west. Create a custom overnight Westwater Canyon trip for your group with CFI - we do "more" than just rapids... come learn, hike to Indian Rock art, historic caves and cabins and learn about the incredible geology of this canyon!
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Custom Upper San Juan River Multi-Day

  • Where: Begins and ends in Bluff, UT with trip from Sand Island launch to Mexican Hat takeout.
  • What months available:

    Best months are mid April through early July and late August through late October.

  • Number of Days/Nights: CFI recommends three or four days on this stretch of river ; we can do "just two" but that wont allow much time for exploring.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $220/day - Adult
  • Cost per Person: $180/day - Youth 6-17 (must be 6 in the month of trip)
  • Cost per Person: $10 - BLM Special Area Fee applies to all persons
  • Cost per Person: Based on trip length, minimum three day, three night (including first night motel)
  • This popular 26-mile stretch Upper San Juan is famous for geological wonders and interesting side canyon hikes, extensive prehistoric Indian rock art and dwellings. We’ll find mild rapids and wonderful scenic floats along ever changing dramatic canyon walls. This is a great family trip and a gentle interaction with the outdoors.
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Custom Lower San Juan River Multi-Day

  • Where: Start and end in Bluff, UT; Float the San Juan River, Mexican Hat to Clay Hills,
  • Number of Days/Nights: We recommend 5 or 6 days for this stretch, can be longer. (To float Upper and Lower, we recommend 8 days to allow for varying water level and exploring time.)
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $220/day - Adult
  • Cost per Person: $180/day - Youth 6-17 years (must be 6 during month of the trip)
  • Cost per Person: $20 - BLM Special Area Fee applies to all persons
  • The popular 56-mile Lower San Juan River stretch is famous for geological wonders and interesting side canyon hikes, mild/moderate rapids and flat water including the world-famous Goosenecks section of the lower San Juan Canyon, a remote wilderness setting.
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Custom Green River Canoe Multi-Day

  • Where: From Green River State Park (6 day) or Ruby Ranch (5 day) to Mineral Bottom
  • What months available:

    Best months are late April through early June and September and October

  • Number of Days/Nights: 5 or 6 days plus the motel night/orientation prior)
  • Cost per Person: $220/day - Adult
  • Cost per Person: $180/day - Youth 12 through 17 years
  • Cost per Person: per day (includes one night motel stay and orientation prior to launch, then first river day through last day afternoon)
  • Paddle down the Green River through incredible Labyrinth Canyon.

 This stretch, which runs from or near Green River to Mineral Bottom, Utah (adjacent to Canyonlands National Park) has been featured in many adventure travel magazines as a must do for both seasoned or beginner paddlers in canyon country.
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Custom 1-Day Land Tours

  • Where: Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts), or La Sal Mountains (summer)
  • What months available:

    May through October except late July

  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 day
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (Arches, Island in the Sky, La Sal Mts) and 5:30 return for Needles.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $110 - 9 to 15 people
  • Cost per Person: $120 - 5 to 8 people
  • Cost per Person: $170 - 3 to 4 people
  • Cost per Person: $190 - 2 people
  • Cost per Person: $400 - 1 person
  • Cost per Person: $100 - 16 or more persons
  • Enjoy your own private full day outing with a Naturalist Guide expert from CFI. Travel by air conditioned vehicle and take short hikes one of three locations: Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts) or in the La Sal Mountains/National Forest (summer). We can adjust to your physical abilities and interests in geology, prehistoric cultures/rock art, desert ecology or history. Delicious lunch and snacks provided.
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Custom Rainbow Bridge/Navajo Mountain

  • Cost per Person: $1,350 - Adult
  • Cost per Person: $1,330 - Adult CFI Members
  • Cost per Person: - Minimum 4 people.
  • Plan a custom trip where you can hike on the traditional pilgrimage route to Rainbow Bridge, the earths largest natural bridge, and sacred place to the Navajo culture, and travel to the Navajo Mountain community with CFI Naturalist-Guides and our Navajo guides: Eric & Charlene Atene.
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