Don’t have all day? Pack it in with an epic adventure through the heart of one of the most iconic river canyons in the United States. Our half-day rafting trip on the Salmon River in Idaho promises an unforgettable experience packed with excitement, natural beauty, and adventure. Book your trip now and let the Salmon River take you on the extraordinary journey down “The River of No Return!”


Season: June – August
Daily 1pm
Approx. 7 miles
River Rating: Class I-III
Age: 6+
*Water level dependent



Get ready for an action packed adventure as you dive into the heart of the wild and scenic Salmon River. Our half-day rafting trip is meticulously planned to ensure you have an extraordinary experience from start to finish. Your trip begins with a warm welcome from our friendly guides. They will then provide a safety briefing, make sure you’re comfortable with the equipment, and prepare you for the adventure. Once you are seated in the raft, with paddle in hand,  you will navigate the iconic class I-III rapids of “The River of No Return.” Keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles soaring overhead and river otters playing in the water. The Salmon River is a haven for wildlife, and you might just witness their beauty up close. Upon arrival at the boat ramp (typically between 3:30-4:00) please help your guides by stacking all life jackets, helmets, and paddles to the right of the boat ramp. You may then head up to the restrooms as the guides load the boats and gear. Please plan to arrive back at the SRAC Base Camp between 4:00-4:30. Book your adventure now to secure your spot on an unforgettable Salmon River expereince!

rafting the salmon river Idaho


With everything taken care of, all you need to do is show up, bring your sense of adventure, and get ready for an action packed couple of hours! We have you covered from start to finish, making this a worry-free adventure you won’t want to miss.

Rafting Equipment: We provide top of the line rafts, paddles, helmets, and life jackets to ensure your safety and enjoyment on the river.

Expert Guides: Our knowledgable and experienced guides are passionate about the river and your adventure. They’re there to educate, inspire, navigate, and ensure your safety throughout the journey.

Breathtaking Scenery: Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Salmon River Canyon. Towering rock rock faces, crystal clear waters, and wildlife abound. Keep a lookout for bald eagles, river otters, big horn sheep, and other wildlife that call this pristine river home.

Fun and Adventure: Whether you’re a novice or an expert rafter, this trip has something for everyone!