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Lower Salmon River Rafting

Lower Salmon river rafting trips are big. The canyon's are big, the beaches are big, white and sandy, like being at the ocean. The rapids are full of big splashy waves with names like Half-&-Half or Snow Hole.  The soaring views downriver & upriver make for a whitewater multiday trip that is a favorite for anyone who ever goes.

With usually warm weather and clear refreshing water, the salmon river rafting trip is full of swimming opportunities.  Kids have a great chance to be in the water lots throughout the day.

This whitewater river trip is a "pool drop" river; which means some great chances to learn to row your own boat or maneuver an inflatable kayak through the rapids with nice pools at the bottom.  It doesn't matter if your a season river runner or a family out on your first multiday, the rapids are great for everyone.

The Wildlife

The towering desert canyons and gorges hold wildlife like the desert bighorn sheep, along with the sounds of canyon wrens crescendo bouncing off the walls.  At night the lower salmon rivers wide open sky's provide enchanting star gazing as you listen to the water lap against the shore and boats.  With the beaches and bars thier is countless stories.  From area's full of history from the Nez Pierce and the gold miners and river hermits who escaped to its wilds to find their own solitude, every turn holds a story.

The famous "River of No Return" will be sure to have you returning as soon as you can with the Canyon's of the Lower Salmon River being the quintessential summer rafting trip on one of America's true river trips.

Lower Salmon River Rafting Highlights:
  • Big fun splashy rapids that are forgiving and lots of chances for swimming.
  • Lovely white sand beaches for camping with striking canyon scenery and wildlife.
  • Warm sunny weather to enjoy all the hiking opportunities to historic homesteads and mining camps.
  • Great trip for families and private charters
  • Raft on America’s largest undammed river, the Salmon River and end on the Snake River.
  • Standard trip includes a jet boat shuttle ride out from the Snake River all the way straight into Lewiston. Experience the river in a whole new way!!

2022 LOWER SALMON RIVER DATES:

JULY

7/10/22- 5 DAY,  7/16/22- 4 DAY, 7/22/22- 4 DAY, 7/29/22-5 DAY

AUGUST

8/6/22- 5 DAY, 8/14/22- 5 DAY

 

SEPTEMBER

9/9/22- 5 DAY,  9/16/22- 5 DAY

 

 


Trip LengthAvailabilityPrice per Person
Four DaysFor groups of 5 or more.*Adult: $1270
Youth: $1165
Five DaysFor groups of 5 or more by request for alternate dates.*Adult: $1,495
Youth: $1,385


Five Day Lower Salmon River Trip

  • Trip meets in Lewiston Idaho at 7:30 AM on day one
  • Trip ends at 5:00 PM on day five*
  • $1495 for adults and $1385 for youth (age 12 and under). Parties of 11 or more are eligible for a group discount on most trip dates. Please contact us for details concerning group rates.
  • All camping gear provided; tent, sleeping bag, pad, group gear.
  • All meals starting with lunch on day 1 through lunch on final day.
  • Trip includes jet boat shuttle ride out from confluence of Snake River into Lewiston.
  • River water levels and trip capacity may limit availability.
  • Before you book you may want to review our deposit, cancellation, and refund policies.

Four Day Lower Salmon River Trip

  • Trip meets at 7:30 AM on day one and ends at 5:00 PM on day four*
  • $1270 for adults and $1165 for youth (age 12 and under). Parties of 11 or more are eligible for a group discount on most trip dates. Please contact us for details concerning group rates.
  • All camping gear provided; tent, sleeping bag, pad, group gear.
  • All meals starting with lunch on day 1 through lunch on final day.
  • Trip includes jet boat shuttle ride out from confluence of Snake River into Lewiston.
  • River water levels and trip capacity may limit availability.
  • Before you book you may want to review our deposit, cancellation, and refund policies.

 

  • Dates with strikethrough are filled or booked for a private party.
  • Recommended minimum age is 7.

Trip Highlights

  • Our largest river in terms of flow, which means big, fun waves!
  • Our sunniest, warmest multi-day whitewater trip.
  • Clear, warm water and beautiful beaches. Our best river for swimming.
  • Scenic open canyons and spectacular, rock-walled gorges.

Trip Summary

  • Near: Lewiston, Idaho
  • Trip Length: 4 & 5 days
  • Meeting Time: 7:30 AM
  • Season: July  - Sept. 30
  • Boat Options: paddle raft, oar raft, row-yourself cataraft, inflatable kayak, stand up paddle board
  • Whitewater Rating: III+ (Intermediate)
  • Suggested minimum age: 7

Lower Salmon 4 & 5 Day Trips (pdf)