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HALF DAY AND 1 DAY OREGON RIVER TRIPS

RIVER:SEASON:TRIP LENGTH:RIVER MILES:DIFFUCULTY:MEETING PLACE:TRIP NOTES:
CLACKAMASMARCH-SEPT Half day, 1 day6-13 milesIntermediate (III-IV)Estacada, ORClosest river trip to Portland.
DESCHUTESMAY-SEPT Half day, 1 day10 milesIntermediate (III+)Maupin, ORAn Oregon classic.
MCKENZIEMAY-SEPT Half day, 1 day8-14 milesBeginner/Intermediate (II+, III)Blue River, ORBeautiful and exciting.
NORTH SANTIAMMAY-OCTHalf day, 1 day6-14 milesBeginner/Intermediate (II+, III)Mehama, ORGreat beginner river.
NORTH UMPQUAMAY 10-AUG 1 day9-13 milesIntermediate (III-IV)Steamboat, ORFull of rapids in Southern Oregon.

 

MULTIDAY OREGON RIVER TRIPS

RIVER:SEASON:TRIP LENGTH:RIVER MILES:DIFFUCULTY:MEETING PLACE:TRIP NOTES:
GRANDE
RONDE
MAY -JULY3, 5 days40-90 milesBeginner-Intermediate (II+)Minam, ORHidden gem in NE Oregon, great downriver trip for beginners.
JOHN DAYMAY -JULY4, 5, 9 days47, 68, 155 milesBeginner (II+)Service Creek, OR; Clarno ORSoaring desert canyons with mild whitewater.
MCKENZIEMAY -SEPT 2 days26 milesBeginner-Intermediate (II+, III)Blue River, ORRiverside camping, nestled amongst the trees, great for the whole family.
NORTH UMPQUAMAY -AUG 2, 3 days24-36 milesIntermediate(III-IV)Steamboat, ORExciting whitewater nestled in a river canyon, with lots more to do in the area.
OWYHEEAPRIL-MAY 4, 5 days65 milesIntermediate (III+)Jordan Valley, ORA true wilderness desert river with hot springs.
ROGUEMAY -OCT3, 4, 5 days36-49 milesIntermediate (III+)Galice, ORAn American classic, THE multiday river trip in Oregon.
LOWER SALMONJULY -OCT4, 5 days62-72 milesIntermediate (III+)Lewiston, IDBig splashy water and big white sand beaches in Idaho.