Book a John Day River Rafting Trip Online

2018 Season: May 1 - June 17

Four Day John Day River Trip

  • Upper Canyon (Service Creek to Clarno)
  • Trip meets at 8:00 AM on day one and ends at 3:30 PM on day four*
  • $675 for adults and $565 for youth (age 12 and under). Parties of 12 or more are eligible for a group discount on most trip dates. Please contact us for details concerning group rates.
  • River water levels and trip capacity may limit availability.
  • Before you book you may want to review our deposit, cancellation, and refund policies.
  • Minimum total trip size is 6 people. If your group (combined with other groups who have requested the same trip) together total less than 6 then your reservation will be on hold until minimum trip size is met. Your credit card will not be charged until trip is confirmed.

Five Day John Day River Trip

  • Lower Canyon (Clarno to Cottonwood)
  • Trip meets at 7:30 AM on day one and ends at 3:30 PM on day five*
  • $795 for adults and $695 for youth (age 12 and under). Parties of 12 or more are eligible for a group discount on most trip dates. Please contact us for details concerning group rates.
  • River water levels and trip capacity may limit availability.
  • Before you book you may want to review our deposit, cancellation, and refund policies.
  • Minimum total trip size is 6 people. If your group (combined with other groups who have requested the same trip) together total less than 6 then your reservation will be on hold until minimum trip size is met. Your credit card will not be charged until trip is confirmed.

Nine Day John Day River Trip

  • Service Creek to Cottonwood
  • Trip meets at 7:30 AM on day one and concludes at 3:00 PM on day nine*
  • $1365 for adults and $1095 for youth (age 12 and under). Parties of 12 or more are eligible for a group discount on most trip dates. Please contact us for details concerning group rates.
  • River water levels and trip capacity may limit availability.
  • Before you book you may want to review our deposit, cancellation, and refund policies.
  • Online reservations are not available for this trip length, please call 800-827-1358 to book. Nine day trips are available for groups of 8 or more.

Trip Highlights

  • Beautiful desert scenery.
  • Mild whitewater makes this our most relaxing multi-day river trip.
  • Good to excellent fishing.
  • One of America's longest free-flowing rivers.

Trip Summary

  • Near: Madras, The Dalles
  • Trip Length: 4, 5 or 9 days
  • Meeting Time: 8:00 AM
  • 2018 Season: May 1 - June 17
  • Boat Options: paddle raft, oar raft, row-yourself cataraft, inflatable kayak, stand up paddle board
  • Whitewater Rating: II (novice)
  • Suggested minimum age: 6

Trip Guide: Upper River (pdf)
Trip Guide: Lower River (pdf)

*Trip ending times may vary with changes in river conditions. Call us if you have questions or concerns.

If you would like to book over the phone rather than online then please see this page for instructions.