Gunnison Colorado River Festival


Gunnison River Festival

The Gunnison River Festival offers something for all outdoor enthusiasts. Previously a white water festival, activities now include kayaking, mountain biking, trail running, rock climbing, raft races, clinics, races, and a costume party concert. The event is intended as a festival to explore, experiment and strut your stuff with all extreme outdoor sports. Read More

  • Held in Late June each year
  • Meet at the Gunnison Water Park for the majority of the festivals events
  • Most events are free to participate in

Overview: The Gunnison River Festival is a prime way to see all the exciting outdoor recreation sports available in Crested Butte and Colorado. The festival plays host to the final stop of the Colorado Cup kayaking series. The event is held at the Gunnison Whitewater Park and other venues in the Crested Butte area. TEVA sponsors a race that includes kayaking, mountain biking and trail running and is a premier feature of the festival. 

Where: Join us at the Gunnison Water Park outside of Gunnison, CO

When: The river festival is held at the end of June every year. June 22nd-24th, 2018.

Cost: Most of the events are free while some may require a registration fee. Contact the festival for more details.

Details: There are races and competitions, but also clinics and fun raft races for the casual visitor. For kids, the festival hosts a foam boat race in which boats are carved from large foam pieces and then raced down a small river created by the Whitewater Park.

Find more information on their website.

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