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The River’s Path: Colorado Front Range and Utah Wilderness Canoe Trips

Welcome to the River!

The River’s Path offers wilderness canoe trips based out of Colorado’s Front Range, leading local canoe trips on the St. Vrain River as well as remote backcountry trips in Utah’s canyon lands. We are easily accessible from Boulder, Longmont, Denver, and Fort Collins.

It’s summertime and we are open for business!  Contact us to schedule a trip!

The River’s Path offers several different kinds of guided nature experiences, led by Lauren Bond Kovsky, lead guide and expert naturalist. These include:

  • Full or half day canoe trips on the St. Vrain River
  • Vision quest canoe retreats on the Green River in Utah
  • Customized day or multi-day canoe trips
  • Wildlife viewing adventures in the Boulder area through our Meetup group.

Between the 25 miles of waterways we explore in our region and the expertise of our guides, we are equipped to offer you a gateway to the river’s diverse gifts. Whether you seek a few contemplative hours in nature, more confidence paddling, a lesson in river ecology, or a week-long vision quest among red-rock canyons, we are here to help you achieve what you desire!

Our canoe day trips on the St. Vrain River are within 30 to 40 minutes from Boulder, Denver, Greeley, and Fort Collins and 15 minutes from Longmont. If you seek a deeper, more personal dive into nature-connection, we facilitate Vision Quests—our signature backcountry guided canoe trips—where we float through the iconic Labyrinth Canyon section of the Green River in Utah. We also offer custom canoe trips (single or multi-day) tailored to your group and occasion.

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