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Whitewater Rafting on the Salmon River and the Snake River

Whitewater Rafting Idaho


While in Idaho white water rafting should be on your list of vacation adventures. We can provide your family and friends a deluxe Idaho whitewater rafting vacation. Our river rafting trips offer families, first-time and experienced whitewater rafting enthusiasts a variety of adventure opportunities. We invite you to join us on the Salmon River "The River of No Return", and in Hells Canyon, the deepest gorge in North America on the Snake River for fun, adventure and good times. Enjoy the hot summer days whitewater rafting and camping on some of the most beautiful beaches anywhere. We would love to share the Salmon and Snake Rivers with you whether you are looking for a big fish, big whitewater or just a rafting trip the whole family will enjoy. We will try to give you the river rafting vacation you deserve. Our family white water vacations are designed around fun activities for kids at camp and safety on the river, ensuring a great time for everyone. More than just a whitewater rafting trip with wildlife, breathtaking scenery, hiking, hot springs, beach games, swimming, sun bathing or just relaxing in the shade reading a book. We can make your adventure exciting and fun but still have time to relax on our beautiful beaches. Safety is a high priority on any of the Idaho rafting trips. All guides will also educate and entertain you with information about river running and give you a great appreciation for the area and its history.

The Main Salmon River is the largest un-dammed river in the lower 48 states. The nature of a free flowing river gives the Salmon River an abundance of pristine white sand beaches, affording the highest quality camping of any river trip we know. The Main Salmon River has cut its way through thousands of feet of geologic history over millions of years. You'll pass through steep granite and metamorphosed volcanic gorges which will open to roomier columnar basalt formations that will mystify anyone. The diverse landscapes provide habitat to an equally diverse collection of animal and plant life, including deer, golden eagles, bighorn sheep, river otter, cougar, and bears all common on Salmon River rafting trip. We pass by crossings used by Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians in their flight from the U.S. Calvary in 1877. We will also visit Chinese pit dwellings, abandoned homesteads, and old mining claims. A river trip just wouldn't be complete without the campfire and retelling the adventures of the day while enjoying marshmallows and s'mores.

Everything about a Hells Canyon rafting trip and the Snake River running through it is Big. Big whitewater, Big waves, Big fish, and Big breathtaking views of the Wilderness Area of North America's deepest canyon. Hells Canyon not only offers whitewater rafting but also great hiking and photo opportunities with maintained trail systems throughout including many of the side canyons. Pictographs left by the Nez Perce Indians are abundant along with the many historical cabins left by the early pioneers. On a Hells Canyon raft trip you might see Big Horn Sheep, Elk, Bear, Mountain Goat, Deer, Eagles and more. Did we mention fishing, the Snake River through Hell's Canyon boasts some of the best fishing found anywhere, with Sturgeon, Bass and Trout fishing. This is truly paradise for the adventurous sportsman with Sturgeon averaging 6 to 8 feet, Small Mouth Bass virtually every few minutes and Rainbows for the fly fisherman. Guests can enjoy paddling together in a paddle raft or oar boat where your guide will safely get you through the whitewater and allow you to fish, photograph, sun bathe, bird watch or just relax between the rapids. We also have inflatable kayaks available by request if your really looking for an adrenalin rush. Because we use a large supply raft our camps are set by the time you get there, prepare to be pampered with our deluxe backcountry accomodations.

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Rafting, Horse Trail riding, Jet boating, and Fishing activities are booked with permitted and licensed outfitters in the state of Idaho. Fees for rafting, jet boating and fishing activities are to be paid directly to the outfitter operating that trip. If you are paying by a credit card you will see the charges for activities separated and charged by the specific outfitter.