Paddle Board Rentals
We rent inflatable SUP’s from SOL, RED, SIMPLICITY, & BOARDWORKS for $50 a day. The Colorado River around Palisade is a great place to SUP. There is a 4 mile run from Palisade to Palisade and a 8 mile section that ends up at 32 road in Grand Junction. You can also paddle one of the 216 lakes on the Grand Mesa or take a board to Lake Powell.
We also rent inflatable kayaks: $40 for a solo ducky & $50 for a tandem. All river equipment rentals include a life jacket and paddle.
Shuttles are available through Palisade River Trips or call 970-260-5848
Paddle Board Lessons
Rapid Creek also offers Introduction to Paddle Board lessons on the Colorado River. This is a 2 hour class on the basics of paddle boarding that teaches basic paddle strokes, safety and river running. Classes are $75 per person and include the board, paddle and PFD rental, as well as a shuttle. Reservations are required and we are a licensed State of Colorado Outfitter and Guide Service.
SUP lessons are offered on Saturdays at 12:30pm, or by appointment.