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Idaho Multi-Day Rafting Trips 

Idaho rafting combines the wilderness beauty of the Northwest US with excellent Class II to V excitement. Iconic rivers like the Middle Fork of the Salmon and the Snake River through Hells Canyon make Idaho truly the whitewater rafting capital of the world.

Try a family trips on the Salmon River Canyons full of sandy beaches, warm water and huge rolling waves! Looking for a fish and raft combo, the Clearwater, Coeur d’Alene, Bruneau or Owyhee Rivers in Idaho are your best option.

If one-day trips are what you are looking for, Idaho might have more one day rafting rivers than any other state in the country. In fact, one of the best one-day whitewater rafting trip in the world is found on the Lochsa River in North Central Idaho.

With over 3100 miles of whitewater ideal for Idaho rafting, kayaking and canoeing trips with over 570 designated as either National Wild, Scenic or Recreational Rivers, it's no question that Idaho is a rafters paradise!

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Middle Fork of the Salmon

One of the world's most legendary rivers brings you the best wilderness journey in the world! The Middle Fork of the Salmon is truly an iconic rafting destination with world-class rapids, Native American historical sites, classic hikes to hidden waterfalls, and the best Dutch oven cooking this side of the Atlantic!

Trip Length: 5-6 days    Minimum Age: 7
Season: June-September    Intensity Level: Class III-IV

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Snake River - Hells Canyon

Grand Canyon who? Raft through Hells Canyon on the Snake River, the deepest canyon in America! Huge rapids, warm water, luxury camping and delectable food headline this rafting trip of a lifetime!

Trip Length: 3-6 days    Minimum Age: 7
Season: May-October    Intensity Level: Class II-IV

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River of No Return - Salmon River

Welcome to the Riviera of the West! A whitewater rafting paradise where golden beaches glisten in the sun and the temptation of 70 degree water invites guests for refreshing swims. A few decades have passed since Marilyn Monroe dipped her toes in these crystal waters in the movie River of No Return but all of the surrounding beauty and big, splashy rapids remains the same!

Trip Length: 4-5 days    Minimum Age: 5
Season: June-September    Intensity Level: Class II-IV

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Owyhee River

Flowing through the spectacular high desert scenery of eastern Oregon, a spring rafting trip on the Owyhee is bursting with life. Flowers are blooming, birds are plentiful and the river is rushing. Few people run this river, so it offers unique opportunities for solitude and a true wilderness experience.

Trip Length: 4-7 days    Minimum Age: 8
Season: April-May    Intensity Level: Class II-IV

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Bruneau & Jarbidge

Flowing through dramatic sheer-walled canyons, the remote Bruneau River is among the world's best-kept whitewater rafting secrets. Secluded and impressive, technical and incredible, the Bruneau is one of the nation's finest desert rivers. Extend your trip down the narrow whitewater action of the Jarbidge and you've just created one of the most exciting whitewater trips we offer.

Trip Length: 4-7 days    Minimum Age: 8
Season: May-June    Intensity Level: Class II-V