Denver firefighters saved a couple in the South Platte River at Confluence Park Monday afternoon.
Three deaths in two weeks and Colorado rivers rushing at record levels have put a premium on safety for kayaking and rafting enthusiasts this spring.
The government shutdown is causing problems all across the country, even in the Grand Canyon where the problems in Washington may leave one Arvada kayaker high and dry.
Kayakers were gliding along the water in City Park on Saturday as a part of Colorado Get Outdoors Day.
Kayakers, conservationists and other backers of an Environmental Protection Agency effort to keep Colorado waters clean are gathering Tuesday to demonstrate their support for the agency’s efforts.
A Minturn man who died while kayaking on an Eagle River Saturday was wearing a life preserver and a helmet.
Despite rushing water, people were out enjoying Clear Creek on Sunday.
The rushing rapids are attracting some of the best kayakers in the world to Vail this weekend.
Rafters and kayakers are already starting to take advantage of above-average flows on Colorado rivers despite the fickle weather.
Whitewater parks are growing in popularity around the state and kayakers around the world are discovering one of the newer parks — the Buena Vista Whitewater Park on the Arkansas River.