Pikes Peak River Runners

Utah Pet Float

by Christina King

In Mid May 2002, several of us brought our dogs for a float trip on the Ruby/Horsethief section of the Colorado River (Loma to Westwater). DogFLoat.jpg (47821 bytes)This is a section with no rapids, no lifejacket requirement and a wonderfully scenic float.  Many families with small children float as well as those of us with dogs that we don't take on rivers with rapids.CanyononDucky.jpg (39501 bytes)

Cribs&Dogs.jpg (59043 bytes)Yes we even saw a boat with children (with lifejackets) and a crib strapped on the back with a child in it sipping on her bottle.  We highly recommend this overnight trip for a fun and safe float. 

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