Dolores River Shuttle Services as of 5/16/17

2017 Dolores River Shuttle Services

Note: Dolores River Boating Advocates (DRBA) has contacted the following Dolores River shuttle services.  We provide this information as a public service.  Prior to using any shuttle service it is your responsibility to check that your insurance covers shuttle services and confirm that the shuttle providers have the correct insurance.

Additional Note: DRBA has received two very troubling reports of poor to dangerous shuttle service being provided by an individual out of Bedrock who is not listed below. We do not recommend him, ONLY use the services listed below.

Dolores River Shuttle Service: Shuttle service for all stretches of the Dolores River. Cost – $90-340 depending on shuttle length. Located in Dove Creek, CO. Jamie Huskey (970-677-2301, 970-739-4561), Torie Davis (970-560-1475), email :

Bedrock Shuttle Service: Will run shuttles between any of the following put-ins/take-outs: Bradfield Bridge, Dove Creek Pump Station, Slick Rock, Gypsum Valley, Bedrock. They will meet you at your take-out, drive with you to your put-in, and then drive your vehicle back to your take-out. In a pinch, they can use their vehicles, but they prefer to use your vehicle. Cost – $70 – shuttle from Slick Rock down; $100 – shuttle from Bradfield or Pump Station down.  Jennifer and Mark (970-859-7441)

American Spirit Shuttle: Gateway to Dewey Bridge
Located in Grand Junction. Does shuttles from Gateway to Dewey Bridge or Moab only. Typically shuttles vehicles only, but can shuttle passengers from Dewey Bridge back to Gateway with prior reservation. (970-523-7662 and  Cost – $350 for first vehicle, and discounts for more than one vehicle.

Hillbillies Shuttle: Will provide shuttle service for areas between Bradfield, Gateway and Dewey Bridge. Fees begin at $45. Contact Dave (970-560-0408) for more details.

Eric’s River Shuttle in Bedrock: $60 from Gypsum or Slick Rock to Bedrock, higher fee for longer trips. 970-859-7297

Ramona’s Shuttle at Bedrock: (970-859-7445) Over 20 years of providing shuttle service for the Dolores River. Call for prices, multi car deals are available. Will pick up your vehicles at the put-in and transport them to the take-out. Operate from Bradfield to Gateway.



  1. Thanks to DRBA for all the info and keeping it current !! Anyone using this website to plan their trip should make a contribution — I did !!

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