Family friendly overnight river trip on the Colorado River
The Ruby-Horsethief stretch is a family friendly river destination for both desert dwellers and first time visitors. This guided experience is the ideal way to spend some quality time with your group while enjoying all the breathtaking scenery and rich naturalist interp the river has to offer. Say goodbye to frantic civilization for a few days as you watch dramatic red sandstone towers rise above the flat waters of the canyon.
If you are looking for a family friendly trip that promotes group bonding through disconnecting from our fast paced society, look no further than Ruby Horsethief Canyon. CFI river trips are the perfect combination of luxuries like fresh food and cast iron cooking with backcountry serenity and beauty.
Adventure and Exploration
Ruby-Horsethief is filled with side canyons to explore. An ambitious group can fill their adventure with guided naturalist hikes throughout their journey downriver. Relaxing at camp is totally acceptable as well!
Guided Natural History
This river corridor home to incredible geology, from the dramatic sandstone spires to the ancient black rocks of the ancestral Rocky Mountains. Spot birds and other wildlife and feel free to ask your Naturalist Guide questions.
Your CFI guide is first and foremost an educator! They are experienced teachers who can dive into geology, ecology, history, and other topics in a way that is sure to capture the interest of everyone in your group.
The Colorado River: Loma, CO to Westwater, UT
Call 435 259-7750 for availability
3 days and 2 nights
6 to 25
- Fee includes $10 BLM special area fee
All participants on our adult seminars and on our private trips are required to be fully vaccinated.