There are some really major wildfires blazing in Arizona right now. This is good news and bad news. Bad news first……homes, lives and vast acreage are at risk of damage and ruin. Good news is that this is Mother Nature’s way of keeping natural habitats healthy. Firefighters will get the blazes contained and extinguished.
If you are wondering how all this affects your rafting trip in Arizona this summer, there is more good news. The wildfires are NOT adversely affecting the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River corridor. The skies are still clear, no sign or smell of smoke. The Colorado River is raging as normal. The whitewater is still big and the views are brilliant. Your rafting adventure will be outstanding as ever. Flights and highways in Arizona are open as usual.
So, don’t worry about the fires affecting your Colorado River trip. Leave that to the professionals. Pack your gear and head for the river. It’s waiting for you.