Basalt, CO – Whitewater Park
The Pitkin County Healthy Rivers Whitewater Park, also known as the Basalt Whitewater Park, is a stretch on the Roaring Fork River where two features create a wave effect for kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders. This is a whitewater park in Basalt, CO.
News about the Whitewater Park in Basalt can be found at:
Aspen Public Radio (May 21, 2018) – PitCo, Basalt to consider whitewater park streamside projects
The Aspen Times (April 9, 2017) – Just add water: Basalt whitewater park features completed
The Aspen Times (September 13, 2016) – Pitkin County launches work on long-awaited whitewater park in Basalt
The Aspen Times (January 27, 2016) – Basalt teams with Pitkin County to pursue whitewater park
More information about the Basalt Whitewater Park can be found at:
Pitkin County Healthy Rivers
Vimeo – Pitkin County Healthy Rivers Whitewater Park
Please be advised that whitewater recreational activities are inherently dangerous. If you are unfamiliar with this section of the Roaring Fork River please scout it first!
At flows of 2,000 CFS or above these wave features are rated Class III.
Enjoy the park!