Whitewater Rafting

Experience the very best of Idaho on the Wild and Scenic Salmon River!

Take in the spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife as you float down the Wild and Scenic Salmon River.

Half Day Scenic

  • River Rating: Class I-II
  • Minimum Age: 6 (depending upon water levels)
  • Length: 7 miles
  • Departs: Daily, 9AM & 1PM
  • Includes: Equipment and fun!
  • From: $45
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Experience the thrilling rapids on the Salmon River!

Half Day Whitewater

  • River Rating: Class II-III
  • Minimum Age: 6 (depending upon water levels)
  • Length: 7 miles
  • Departs: Daily, 1PM
  • Includes: Riverside lunch, equipment, and fun!
  • From: $55
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Experience the thrilling rapids, the stunning scenery, and enjoy a healthy riverside lunch on this full day adventure.

Full Day Whitewater

  • River Rating: Class I-III
  • Minimum Age: 6 (depending upon water levels)
  • Length: 12 miles
  • Departs: Daily 9AM
  • Includes: Riverside lunch, equipment, and fun!
  • From: $110
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Choose a stand up paddle board or an inflatable kayak for this guided trip down the Salmon River.

Choose Your Own – Half Day

  • River Rating: Class I-II
  • Minimum Age: 10 (depending upon water levels)
  • Length: 6 miles
  • Departs: Daily, 9AM & 1PM
  • Includes: Equipment and fun!
  • From: $65
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Spend 3 days unplugged on this trip down the Salmon River, while our experienced guides handle all of the details.
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Multi-Day River Trip

  • River Rating: Class I-III
  • Minimum Age: 6 (depending upon water levels)
  • Length: 3 days, approximately 38 miles
  • Includes: Camping, meals, and equipment
  • From: $895
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Learn the skills to do a multi-day river trip; rowing, rigging, safety, meal preparation and clean up, toilet systems, etc.

Learn to Row/Rig Course

  • River Rating: Class I-III
  • Minimum Age: 16 (Minor must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Length: 3 days, approximately 24 miles
  • Includes: Camping, meals, and equipment
  • From: $995
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Enjoy a 3 day river trip down the Salmon River with the ladies, guided by ladies.

Women’s Whitewater Weekend

  • River Rating: Class I-III
  • Minimum Age: 16 (must be accompanied by adult)
  • Length: 3 days, approximately 38 miles
  • Includes: Camping, meals, and equipment
  • From: $895
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Choose a stand up paddle board or an inflatable kayak for this full day guided trip down the Salmon River.

Choose Your Own – Full Day

  • River Rating: Class I-II
  • Minimum Age: 10 (depending upon water levels)
  • Length: 9 miles
  • Departs: Daily 9AM
  • Includes: Riverside lunch, equipment, and fun!
  • From: $120
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Adventures like no other.

Book today and experience the Salmon River.

Why the Salmon

The Salmon River, also known as "The River of No Return," is the longest free flowing river in the lower 48. The Salmon’s headwaters are in the mountains of south central Idaho, and the river runs about 420 miles until it reaches its confluence with the Snake River along the Oregon border. In 1980, the Salmon River received the “Wild and Scenic” designation from the US Department of the Interior. Less than .05% of the rivers in the US have received this designation. When you visit a “Wild and Scenic River” you can expect a quality river experience. From the crystal-clear water, to the abundant wildlife, you have a river actively preserved in its natural form.
The 45 miles of the Salmon River from North Fork to the Corn Creek, includes various classes of whitewater. From the calm waters of class I, to the thrilling whitewater of class IV, SRAC offers something for everyone. If you have always wanted to try something new, this is a great environment to try rowing a raft, SUP or paddling a kayak.

Experience

Our team has an unparalleled passion for whitewater and our collective goal is to develop lifelong river runners and avid whitewater professionals. With the help of our experienced, professionally trained instructors, you can feel confident in your ability to take your skills to the next level. Or discover the true excitement of running a rapid for your first time!