This river has it all: vast archeological resources, side canyon hiking, geological wonders, and even rapids! This comfortable, family friendly rafting trip accesses remote backcountry with the amenities of car camping. The grab-bag nature of the Upper San Juan makes it a truly unique river experience.
Treat your group to an outdoor learning adventure that features comfortable camping, great food, breathtaking scenery, and quality time as a group. This stretch features everything you could want on a river trip: wildlife sightings, archeological explorations, and even some fun splashy rapids. Done as a four day, three-night trip, the Upper San Juan is accessible for first time campers, while providing a unique experience for veteran river runners.
The Upper San Juan is famous for its archeology. The entire left river bank is part of the Navajo reservation, and the area is rich with Native American History. This trip includes side hiking to explore dwellings, petroglyph panels, and lithic scatter sites.
Guided natural history
Archeology, geology, wildlife, and moderate rapids are all part of the Upper San Juan. A few days passing through tall canyon walls, floating along bighorn sheep preservation, and navigating rapids will be sure to bring your group closer together.
The San Juan River: Bluff, UT to Mexican Hat, UT
Call 435 259-7750 for availability
4 days and 3 nights, OR 3 days and 2 nights
Minimum of 6
3 night trip - $1,135
2 night trip - $870
- Can be combined with a trip down the Lower San Juan River.
- Fee includes $10 BLM special area fee
- Fee includes $30 Navajo Parks and Recreation special area fee
All participants on our adult seminars and on our private trips are required to be fully vaccinated.