Ride Down The Elkhorn With Uncle Scott

Little boys enjoying playing in lake

Summer is here and it’s going to be a hot one! Everyone is looking for ways to stay cool, and what better way is there than tubing down Blackshirts Bend? Whether you’re grabbing a big group of friends or just on the lookout for some family fun, Uncle Scott’s Outfitters offers a fun-filled trip down the Elkhorn.

About Uncle Scott’s

Uncle Scott offers a family-oriented service to provide fun while floating down the river. They are open from May 16 through Labor Day, seven days a week. This experience is for all ages alike to experience the serene beauty and fun nature the Elkhorn River Valley has to offer. The day of your group’s reservation, you will meet at Uncle Scott’s Outfitters and the Bones bus will pick you up and drop you off at Blackshirts Bend. You’ll have an hour to enjoy music, volleyball, horseshoes, bags, and more before your float.

After an hour, your float down the Elkhorn River will begin. Each tube will have a life vest attached for safety. You can choose different float times when you make your reservation, depending on how long you want to float. Safety is the top priority when you float with Uncle Scott’s Outfitters. You may wonder what Blackshirts Bend is. Blackshirts Bend is Elkhorn River’s premier sandbar.

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Make sure you make your group reservations in advance so that you can join in on all the fun Uncle Scott’s floats have to offer. Tubers can park their cars at RiverWest Park and wait for the Bones Bus. RiverWest Park is where you will end your float to make travel more convenient for guests. You’ll want to wear a swimsuit or clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Swimming shoes or sandals are a good idea for the trip. There are many add-ons you can purchase for your tubing trip, so be sure to check them out on Uncle Scott’s website.

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