John Day River Rafting - Trip Schedule

2018 Season: May 1 - June 29

Trip LengthAvailabilityPrice per Person 
Four DaysAvailable most days (party size restrictions may apply.)Adult: $675
Youth: $565
Five DaysAvailable most days (party size restrictions may apply.)
2018 Scheduled Launches: 6/3/18, 6/10/18
Adult: $795
Youth: $695
Nine DaysFor groups of 8 or more.Adult: $1,365
Youth: $1,095


  • The recommended minimum age for most of our John Day River trips is 6.
  • Youth prices are available to participants age 12 and under when accompanied by an adult.
  • Prices include all taxes and fees.¬†More about our prices.
  • Parties of 12 or more are eligible for a group discount on most trip dates. Please contact us for details.

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)