Idaho Whitewater Rafting Trips

Idaho is known as the “Whitewater State” for its vast number of thrilling whitewater rafting trips. As a destination for river rafting enthusiasts from all of the world, Idaho is home to a few of the world's best river rafting trips. People rom all over the globe come to raft the famous numerous sections of the majestic Salmon River. The Main Salmon River, the “Grand Canyon of Idaho,” is in the heart of a pristine Idaho wilderness area filled with unmatched scenery and whitewater. On the Main Salmon we have spectacular family rafting trips and fall hiking/trail running oriented trips.   Idaho’s Lower Salmon River has incredible camping, BIG waves, and warm water— making it the ideal family whitewater rafting trip not only in Idaho, but in the country.

If you are looking for a single day trip we offer adventures on two of the best single day rivers in the state. We offer trips on the Payette River near Boise.  So if you are looking for a half-day of whitewater fun while you are in the Boise area, the Payette River cannot be beat!  If you are in the McCall, Idaho area you cannot beat the Riggins day rafting section of the Salmon River.  This trip includes big splashy rapids, warm water, and both full and half-day options.

  • 6-day Main Salmon – Grand Canyon of Idaho

    The Main Salmon, “River of No Return,” as it is known in Idaho is truly the Grand Canyon of the Gem State. This gorge, deeper than the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, is filled with thrilling whitewater, breathtaking scenery, wildlife, and spectacular camping. If you want to truly escape it all, grab your family, friends, and join us for 6 days in the heart of America’s largest wilderness!

  • 4-day Lower Salmon Canyons

    The Lower Salmon River is our premier family camping trip. With warm water, great weather, and perfect whitewater for both the adults and kids, the Lower Salmon River is simply as good as it gets for taking the kids camping and rafting. Check out this trip and start getting the sunscreen ready, you're going to need it. Trips are 3 or 4 days.

  • 2-day Salmon River Intro to river camping

    The Salmon River is a world famous river destination but many of the trips on the longest un-damned river in the country are just too long for many people. This two-day escape is perfect for anyone looking to have a quick escape, learn to inflatable kayak or just get the kids out sleeping under the stars. Join us for two days your family will always remember, rafting the Salmon River and sleeping on a beach, riverside.

  • Salmon River Thrill Seeker - Full Day

    Paddle an inflatable kayak in the easier whitewater of the morning and then hop in a group raft to take on the bigger rapids of the afternoon with your friends. This trip is for those who want to have multiple adventures in one great Salmon River day.    

  • Salmon River Full Day Rafting Trip

    Spending some time in Riggins or McCall Idaho and need a day of fun on the river? We have the perfect river trip for you. Learn to paddle an inflatable kayak or splash in a raft on the thrilling Riggins section of the Salmon River. Start the morning off in calmer water mastering your craft before taking on the bigger whitewater in the afternoon. Our skilled guides teach you everything you need to know so you can take on the rapids. Riding on a raft or learning to paddle an inflatable kayak, either way the whitewater of the Salmon River will give you a day to remember.

  • Salmon River 1/2 Day Rafting Trips

    Escape to Riggins, "the whitewater capital of Idaho" for an action packed half-day of whitewater, swimming and incredible scenery in the rugged Salmon River canyon. Paddle with your friends on a paddle raft, ride while someone rows, or paddle an inflatable kayak down the action packed and world famous Riggins half-day. Come in the early season for the, "Big Water Half-day" or the standard summer for the family friendly trip.

  • Payette River 1/2 Day Rafting

    It is hot and the river is the perfect temperature. Join us for a half-day of whitewater thrills, swimming, and riverside snacks. With our variety of boat options this trip is perfect for the family with kids in rafts or the adventure seekers looking to challenge themselves in our inflatable kayaks. We offer this trip twice a day and it is the perfect quick river escape so come out and join us today.

  • Main Salmon River - Row Your Own

    If you are rafter looking to get on the Main Salmon River but either did not pull a permit or would just like to run the river with guides to show you the lines and help find the best camps, this is the way to travel.  Row your own gear, bring your own friends, enjoy the river the way you like; but do it with local river guides showing you the way and making sure you don’t miss the hidden gems.  

  • Row Your Own Raft - Lower Salmon River

    4-days of big canyons, big beaches, big views, and big waves.  The Lower Salmon River in Idaho is an incredible Class III and III+ trip that is perfect for families or those who just love great camping, warm water and fun splashy rapids.  Bring your raft, cat boat, IK, SUP, hard shell etc and one bonus, we will motor you out across, “Snake Lake” so you can avoid the infamous row out from this trip.

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