Commercial River Outfitters

Notify MeAbout the Commercial River Outfitter Licenses:

A valid, up-to-date Commercial River Outfitter License is required for any commercial rafting, canoeing, or kayaking activities utilizing County lands. Clear Creek County Government regulates the use of County Land by Commercial River Outfitters under the authority of Resolution Number 17-21.

All outfitters must provide a complete Commercial River Outfitter License Application each year. Please see Resolution 17-21 for a full list of the required application materials.

Commercial River Outfitter License Application Links:

Note: For those interested in applying, use the links above. The County’s new software implementation is taking longer than expected.

Important Dates:

  • The Rafting Pre-Season Meeting will occur on the second Thursday in March of each year (see additional details below).
  • All Commercial River Outfitter License applications are due by April 1st (or the next business day) of each year.
  • All Year-End Client Reports and associated unpaid balances are due by October 31st of each year.
  • The Rafting Pre-Season Meeting will occur on the second Thursday of March between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The rafting Pre-Season Meeting occurs annually and offers opportunities for rafting outfitters to review the previous season, share concerns, and learn about numerous activities happening in the Clear Creek corridor that may impact rafting in Clear Creek County throughout the season. Meetings will occur over Zoom. Click here to join the meeting.

Click here to join the meeting.