May Events-DRE Rendezvous-2017

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Down River Rendezvous-Customer Appreciation Weekend

When: Friday Evening, May 19th – Sunday, May 21st

Where: River Runners @ Brown’s Canyon, 24070 County Road 301, Buena Vista, Colorado 81211 (click for map)

What: We love boating, but we love you even more! Join us at River Runners in Buena Vista to celebrate another season of rafting. This is our 4th Annual Customer Appreciation Weekend. River Runners is partnering with us to provide camping, access to their private Brown’s Canyon put-in and the infamous Riverside Grill on-site.

Cost: $8/person for campers (this cost includes camping for two nights and two days at River Runners).

Camping: Tent or car camping is available Friday and Saturday nights at River Runners. We’ve reserved the entire campground, so there will be spots to set up a tent or crash in your car. Camping at River Runners is limited to the first 100 people to make a reservation. CLICK HERE TO PAY & RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT RIVER RUNNERS

***We are getting close to filling the River Runners campground.  If you are unable to make a reservation using the above link, it means River Runners campground is full.  But we still want you to join the Rendezvous!  20 more people can reserve a camp spot at Little Cambodia, our overflow campground.  This is an on-river, primitive camp just upstream from River Runners.  You’ll still be able to join in all the fun on the river and at River Runners Riverside Grill, you’ll just be camping up river a bit.  It’s also a convenient put-in and take-out for family floats and the Milk Run.  CLICK HERE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS AT LITTLE CAMBODIA

***Once we’ve filled the Little Cambodia overflow camping you won’t be able to make camping reservations at either of the official Rendezvous sites, but we’d still love for you to join us on the river!  We recommend camping at one of the many nearby areas in the Arkansas valley and joining us during the day.  The nearest is Ruby Mountain Campground, just downstream of River Runners.  You can learn more at

Complimentary Beer Provided By:  Good River Beer

Riverside Grill: The Brown’s Canyon Riverside Grill will be the spot to register, get info about shuttles and all other event info. It has a Baja-style menu and order-up service for a unique, but casual dining experience. Menu items include carne asada burritos, fish tacos, quesadillas, chips and salsa, and much more. All products are purchased locally when possible. The bar features local micro brews, the legendary River Rummer, and hand-made margaritas. Other beverage options include natural sodas and ice tea. Down River will provide a couple free drink coupons to each participant as a thank you for supporting DRE.

Shuttles: There is not an official shuttle bus planned this year, but we will be organizing vehicles and drivers for both days.