River Tubing and River Rafting in Durango, Colorado at Tico Time Resort

Tubing and rafting are incredible ways to get out on the river together for an active day under the sun, surrounded by nature. Here at Tico Time, our river tubing and rafting tours include all kinds of extras to make your outing unforgettable.

River Tubing and Rafting Tours

When you arrive at our Costa Rican-themed RV resort, you’ll find a wide variety of outdoor fun waiting for you, all nestled amongst sandy beaches and gorgeous natural vistas.

We’ve got two main ways to get out for a trip down the river. Our river rafting tours are two-hour long, family-friendly trips on the lower Animas River. This isn’t a section of the river with huge rapids – think more fun waves and a great time out on the river. Want a slower pace? Tubing trips are a relaxing one-hour float on the lower Animas. Whether you float together or enjoy some solo time, you’ll enjoy the gorgeous scenery all around!

Tours Including a Full Day of Fun

Our tube and raft tours both include access to all our water fun, including:

Stand-up paddleboard rentals

Our 130’ waterslide

Two waterslide jumps

Three ponds with sand beaches

Beach volleyball court and pavillion

Half-mile of Animas River riverfront with sand beaches

When we welcome you to Tico Time, we want you to stay and play!


About Tico Time Resorts


Tico Time River RV Resort (located south of Durango, Colorado) is a 74-acre RV park on the shores of the Animas River. We bring a Costa Rican flair to outdoor recreation! Relax, play, and have a great time together. Whether you’re here for a music festival, getting together with friends, or on a family vacation adventure, we know you’ll settle into the flow of Tico Time.

Activities here include our adventure course (complete with zip-line), tubing down the Animas River, paddleboarding, playing on the sand volleyball course, throwing a full 18 holes of disc golf, and more. Fire spinner performances, karaoke, dance parities in the pavilion, walk-in movies, and yoga happen regularly around the resort. We’re also a destination for local music festivals, which is when the party really kicks into gear. Come join us!


Tico Time River Resort is located at 20 Road 2050 in Aztec, New Mexico. We’re spitting distance from the Welcome to Colorful Colorado sign, just 20 minutes south of Durango, CO down Route 550.


Come for the day, or come and stay! We offer different options for accommodation on-site, including RV and tent options

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Questions? Contact Us

Contact us via email at [email protected], by phone at (970) 903-0681, or using this form. You can also check out what we’re up to on Facebook and Instagram.