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Commercial River Use in the State of Colorado

The Economic Impact of Commercial Rafting in Colorado

Click on the link below to download the latest version of “Commercial River Use in the State of Colorado,” an annual report produced by CROA that shows the total number of commercial user days and the cumulative economic impact of the rafting industry in Colorado going back to 1988.

2012 Commercial River Use in the State of Colorado


Colorado Rivers in the News

5/2/2012 - The Pueblo Chieftain - Tamer whitewater season to get early start from runoff
5/1/2012 - Denver Post - Low snowmelt buoys rafting companies
5/1/2012 - Denver Post - Colorado Rivers not so wild in 2012
5/28/2011 - Vail Daily - Local rafting companies ready for action
5/25/2011 - Summit Daily News - Boating season heats up in High Country
5/25/2011 - The Denver Post - Ready to Flow

2/8/2011 -  Media Coverage of the 2010 Commercial River Use Report

1/12/2011 - The Mountain Mail -Colorado River Outfitters elect board members
1/12/2011 - KSBV - Outfitters elect board members
1/4/2011 - The Mountain Mail - AHRA reports more than 2.5% increase in rafting
12/23/2010 - The Pueblo Chieftain - River rafting numbers rise

CROA Press Releases

1/11/2011 - Colorado River Outfitters Elect New Board 2/3/2011 - River Outfitters to Convene in Grand Junction
2/8/2011 - Colorado Rivers a Major Stream of Revenue in 2010
5/23/2011 - Colorado's River Outfitters Expecting an Exceptional Season
7/20/2011 - River Levels Stabilizing as Colorado Settles into Heart of Rafting Season


Media Coverage of 2010 Commercial River Use Report

2/18/11 - The Mountain Mail - Commercial Rafting Volume Increases
2/15/11 - Grand Junction Business Times - Rafting a revenue stream: Colorado industry generated...
2/12/11 - Summit County Citizens Voice - Colorado Rafting Industry Rides High in 2010
2/10/11 - Fort Collins Coloradan - Rafting on the Poudre River brought $11 million to region in...
2/9/11 - The Pueblo Chieftain - Rafting makes bigger splash
2/9/11 - Denver Daily News - COLORADO RAFTING VISITORS SURPASS HALF MILLION MARK...
2/9/11 - The Denver Post - Denver conventions near record in 2010
2/9/11 - Colorado Springs Relocation Blog - River outfitters say 2010 was better than 2009 2/8/11 - FOX 31 - Colorado River Outfitters Say 2010 Was Better Year than 2009, Outlook for 2011...
2/8/11 - KKCO 11 - Rivers a Major Stream of Revenue in 2010
2/8/11 - Daily Reporter Greenfield, IN - Colorado River Outfitters Say 2010 Was Better Year...
2/8/11 - The Aspen Times - Colorado River Outfitters Say 2010 Was Better than '09
2/8/11 - Albuquerque Journal - Colorado River Outfitters Say 2010 Was Better Than 2009
2/8/11 - San Antonio Express News - River Outfitters Say 2010 Was Better Than 2009
 

Media Contact

CROA member outfitters, board members and spokespeople are available for print, broadcast and online media interviews. Rafting outings for journalists can be arranged, and photos and video footage can be made available as well. Media outlets seeking more information should contact:

David Costlow
Executive Director
Colorado River Outfitters Association
dcostlow@croa.org
720-260-4135