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Adventures Out West. This outfitter offers high-adventure trips through the Royal Gorge and gentler trips through Bighorn Sheep Canyon. It can also arrange other activities, such as ballooning, horseback riding, zip lines, and jeep tours. 1680 S. 21st St., Colorado Springs, CO, 80904. 719/578–0935 or 800/755–0935. www.adventuresoutwest.com.
Echo Canyon River Expeditions. Rafting on the Arkansas and Colorado rivers is offered by this established company. A Raft and Rail trip includes a morning on the Arkansas River and a ride on the Royal Gorge Railroad in the afternoon. The company will also customize trips pairing rafting with horseback riding, zip-lining, ATV tours, and more. 45000 U.S. Hwy. 50, Cañon City, CO, 81212. 800/755–3246. www.raftecho.com.