The Llano River joins the Colorado at Lake LBJ, near Kingsland.
Official Site of the Colorado River Indian Tribes
Although these men explored sections of the river, it was not until 1869 and again in 1871-72, that the Colorado was fully mapped. John Wesley Powell's two expeditions, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institute and Congress respectively, charted the water's course from Green River, Wyoming, through the Grand Canyon and beyond. His ten- and eleven-man crews collected information and sailed their wooden boats down one of the most dramatic and roughest inland waterways in the United States.
The Colorado River | The Arizona Experience - …
The foundation of the current river law is the Colorado River Compact (CRC), an agreement between the seven river states first conceived in 1922. The CRC was developed to preserve the water rights of the upper basin states, where most water originated, and lower basin states, which had the most need for water.
Colorado River | American Rivers
Our MOST popular Colorado River trip in Glenwood Springs! This trip offers an exciting day of whitewater thrills through the Shoshone rapids and breathtaking beauty beneath the majestic walls of Glenwood Canyon. Experience the best of the mighty Colorado River! An excellent choice for all experience levels. Perfect for families.
Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program
This trip combines a half day trip on exciting class III whitewater with soaring zipline fun! Join us for a half-day rafting trip on the Colorado River through the Shoshone Rapids and breathtaking beauty of the Glenwood Canyon and thrilling ziplines across the scenic canyon high above the Colorado River.