Facebook   Twitter   Road Scholar Network   Pinterest   YouTube  
Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.

Call (800) 454-5768

New extended hours!
Now open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET

Create an account                             Forgot your password?

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.


River Skills and Anasazi Thrills: Kayaking and Rafting Utah's San Juan River

Select a Date



and receive your



E-Photo Book:

Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:




Water Sports

Price Range

$700 - $1000

Start Date

End Date

More Options

Road Scholar
Program #2111RJ

Enroll Here
Add to Your Wishlist
6 Days | 5 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Pam from Sisters, OR Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/02/15 - 05/07/15
Interesting group of people, and NAU staff was outstanding. LOVED the days on the river.... raiting this trip as challenging is a little puzzling, unless that's based upon sleeping in a tent on the riverbank. Beautiful scenery and the ruins are awesome.

Michelle from Katy, TX Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/02/15 - 05/07/15
Be prepared for all kinds of weather. Don't worry if you have never kayaked--you can always ride on the raft--the sights were great.

Gayle from Fort Myers, FL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 05/03/14 - 05/08/14
I've just completed San Juan River Kayaking/Rafting, and it truly is such a great program! You can choose to actively kayak a gorgeous and intriguing portion of this historic river, or you can share in the thrills while others do the rafting chores for you. Camping at night under the stars after having a delicious meal, getting to know the interesting young crew members, and having experienced, fun guides leading you on invigorating hikes that lead to little known Ancestral Puebloan sites is a remarkable opportunity. I loved the vigorous activity level! I just may do it again!

Please enter your email:

Providers click here

Upload Your Photos and Videos
Add A Photo
Click on images to see larger view
"Group Trip Leaders, May 2014, Mexican Hat Ut" Uploaded By: John
"Group Trip Leaders, May 2014, Mexican Hat Ut" Uploaded By: John

"Lazy boy san juan style" Uploaded By: Mary

"pinon pine" Uploaded By: Mary

"A tranquil section of river" Uploaded By: Rich

"San Juan River through the Gossesnecks" Uploaded By: Rich

"Another of our riverside camps" Uploaded By: Rich

"May 2013 crew" Uploaded By: Rich

"Our oar boat" Uploaded By: Rich

"Anasazi river side ruins" Uploaded By: Rich

"Our paddle raft crew" Uploaded By: Rich

"One of our splendid river camp spots" Uploaded By: Rich

"Our inflatable kayaks " Uploaded By: Rich

Upload a picture

You can upload a jpg, jpeg, png, or gif file.
The maximum file size is 4 mb.

Upload a video

Select Video Host (Instruction)

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences


Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2015
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768