Slaughterhouse Falls is hands down the best 1/2 day rafting trip in Aspen. If you’re whitewater rafting in Aspen and love excitement, this Class IV run is a must do. Slaughterhouse Falls is the quintessential run for Aspen whitewater rafting and the Roaring Fork Valley. Just a five-minute drive from downtown Aspen, this run is action packed from start to finish.
With infamous rapids such as Entrance Exam, Slaughterhouse Falls, and Hell’s Half Mile stacked one after the other, this is the most exciting way to raft Aspen! Experience recommended but not required. Good physical fitness, a willingness to paddle hard, the ability to take directions and an adventuresome attitude are all necessary for rafting Slaughterhouse Falls.
Whether you are an experienced rafter or a gung-ho first timer, if you meet these criteria, you’ll love this section of river.
Roaring Fork River Class IV (6 Miles)
Advanced ½ Day – 9:30 am | 2:00 pm
Runs May to July
Minimum age 15