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Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Oregon’s rivers, camping under the stars and paddling through breathtaking landscapes.


There’s no better way to enjoy the beautiful rivers in the Pacific Northwest than on one of O.R.E.’s multi-day white water rafting trips. With options like the classic 4-day Rogue River trip or a 5-day trip on SE Oregon’s Wild & Scenic Owyhee River desert secret, we run trips on 7 rivers, each with their own unique level of whitewater fun and adventure.


For 45 years, we’ve been guiding groups on rivers throughout the Pacific Northwest. We do all the planning, cooking, camp setup and teardown; you make the guest list. If you and your guests are beginners or experienced, we help create an authentic experience for you on your group’s multi-day river trip.


Are you looking for an experience that pushes your limits or introduces you to a new watercraft? Or, maybe your ideal trip is a chance for true relaxation and making connections with old and new friends. O.R.E. caters to all age groups, customizing your trip to make everyone’s experience one they will never forget.

Trips lasting 2-9 Days

Our trips range from 2 to 9 days, offering a variety of durations to fit your schedule and allow for a truly immersive experience in Oregon's stunning river landscapes.

7 incredible rivers

Explore the unique character of Oregon's waterways with trips running on seven distinct rivers, each offering its own set of breathtaking vistas and thrilling rapids.

We build on 45+ years of experience

With 45 years of experience guiding adventurers through Oregon’s rivers, we bring a depth of knowledge and a commitment to safety that ensures an unforgettable experience on the water.


Weekend Getaway

Deschutes River Rafting – Multi Day

Experience the allure of the Deschutes River with an easy multi-day rafting trip. Choose from the upper section's thrilling rapids and starlit nights, starting at Warm Springs or Trout Creek and ending at Maupin, or opt for the lower section's serene stretches and dynamic last-day rapids, starting at Buckhollow and concluding at Heritage Landing. Both trips offer stunning canyon views, ample wildlife sightings, and excellent conditions for fishing and swimming in one of the West Coast's premier rivers.


The biggest river we run

Salmon River Rafting – Multi Day

The Lower Salmon River is the quintessential Pacific Northwest river rafting adventure that is perfect for families with kids. Known as the famous "River of No Return," it is the biggest river O.R.E. runs and many of our clients have said it's our most exciting trip. The river is in the second deepest canyon in North America, is the longest completely free-flowing, undammed river in the lower 48 states, and holds a wealth of history along its storied banks.

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An American Classic of the West

Rogue River Rafting – Multi Day

The Wild & Scenic Rogue River canyon is an enchanting blend of lush forests, fern grottos, beautiful sandy beaches, sparkling waterfalls, lovely side streams, and cool clear swimming holes. The river boasts 35+ mainly Level III white water rafting rapids over 42 miles, in addition to historical sights, hikes, and peaceful riverside greens. This idyllic white water canyon provides our longest river rafting season from May through September.

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Oregon’s Grand Canyon

Owyhee River Rafting – Multi Day

Experience rafting and exploring a true wilderness river in Oregon’s Grand Canyon, the Owyhee River. With riverside hot springs, historic ranches, geological wonders, and many other hidden secrets, each journey down this river is a fresh experience for every boater. This is one of Oregon’s finest multi-day trips that truly shows a different side of the state.

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2 days of rafting & camping

McKenzie River Rafting – Multi Day

The beautiful McKenzie River is located just East of Eugene and is one of our favorite rafting runs in the Willamette Valley. Swift, crystal clear water moves along a tree-lined river bank and is full of fun Class II+ rapids. The area is full of plenty of great camping, hiking, fishing, hot springs, and whitewater to enjoy.

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Big scenery, great fishing & easy rafting.

John Day River Rafting – Multi Day

With mellow white water and stunning desert canyons, the Wild & Scenic John Day River trip is our most relaxing multi-day trip. The easy days on the water, wide open beaches for camping, excellent fishing, and room to explore make this perfect for your family's first rafting trip and those wanting to try a new watercraft on a row-your-own cataraft.

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Great family trip!

Grande Ronde River Rafting – Multi Day

Located in the Northeast corner of Oregon, the Wild & Scenic Grande Ronde River is considered to be on the "mild" side with many Class II+ rapids. It makes a great, relaxing whitewater river rafting adventure for the whole family. It journeys through the confluence of the Wallowa and Grande Ronde rivers and is home to forested river banks, high desert scenery, great wildlife, and bird watching, along with abundant fishing opportunities

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  • The services of our professional guides and staff.
  • Transportation to our launch point and from our take-out back to your car at trip’s end.
  • All meals, from lunch on the first day through lunch on the last. Our menu is delicious, varied, and hearty. Meals are freshly prepared by our guides from the highest quality ingredients. Juice and water are available at each meal. Coffee, tea, and cocoa are available at dinner and breakfast, and complementary wine is served with some dinners. Special dietary needs may be accommodated with advance notice. We also provide cups, plates, and silverware.
  • Durable, professional quality rafts and river running equipment, including U.S. Coast Guard Approved lifejackets.
  • 3-person tent (for 2 people), sleeping bag, sleeping bag liner and “paco” river style sleeping pad. (Deluxe kits available, includes cot & bigger tent).
  • Waterproof river bags and boxes for your personal gear.
  • Camp chairs.



Plan a perfect river excursion with all the right information at your fingertips. Learn about our stunning locales, explore gear rental options, and get quick answers from our FAQs to make your trip as smooth as possible.



O.R.E. is one of the few outfitters that offers a unique way to get down the river, in a row-your-own cataraft. You get the chance to follow our guides down the river with some assistance and we take care of all the camp setup, cooking, and other logistics. This is a great option for guests who have been on previous multi-day trips and have learned how to row, but still want a guided experience.

Two people in life vests ride atop a blue cataraft while navigating white water rapids in Oregon.
Two people from behind in life vests ride atop a blue cataraft while navigating white water rapids in Oregon.


Day Trips

Discover the thrill of the Oregon rivers with our day trips, perfect for those short on time but eager for adventure. Whether you’re paddling through rapid waters or enjoying a peaceful float, our day trips offer a quick escape into nature’s embrace, suitable for all ages and experience levels.


Oregon River Experiences offers a diverse array of unique trips designed for those seeking a fresh way to explore Oregon. From raft-supported hikes and kayak adventures to tailored opportunities for seniors, we provide exceptional experiences for every type of adventurer.