Salmon River Whitewater

Rafting Trips

Choose Your Adventure

Classic Whitewater Rafting

The Favorite Half-day Whitewater rafting trip.

2-3 hours, 10 miles, ~10 rapids

Fun splashy rapids and deep, calm pools.



Overnight Rafting

Launching from Carey Creek, this 40-mile section of the Salmon River features white water rapids, common sightings of Idaho’s varied wildlife, and beautiful beaches for comfortable camping. After a day on the water, you’ll relax as we set up camp and take care of the cooking. While you wait, we’ve got a great selection of beach games to play.


All-day Rafting

A great option for groups and families.

Beautiful Scenery, Tasty food, and Splashy Whitewater.



Lower Salmon Gorge

The Lower Salmon Gorge rafting trip starts at Hammer Creek near White Bird ID. On a typical day we raft about 15-20 miles through geologically diverse canyons. Each day on the river brings a good mix of exciting rapids and deep calm pools. Camping on huge sandy beaches, we eat delicious food, and tell stories around the campfire until the stars come out. Before you know it, we’re arriving at the Snake river at the tail end of Hell’s Canyon. Another day on the river and our trip ends at Heller Bar where you are shuttled back to Riggins.


About wild river adventures

Idaho’s Best WhiteWater Rafting

We offer white water rafting and fishing trips that are sure to give you an adrenaline-filled experience. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will make sure you have a safe and enjoyable trip, while our high-quality equipment will ensure that you have everything you need to make the most of your adventure. So come join us on the Salmon River at Wild River Adventures for the time of your life!

Salmon River Rafting

The Salmon River is the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 US states. The Salmon River originates in the Sawtooth Mountains near Stanley, Idaho, and carves a path North towards Salmon, Idaho, from whence it runs West through the Frank Church Wilderness area. Near Vinegar Creek, the area becomes designated as recreational and flows for 112 miles past the town of Riggins and follows a portion of Highway 95 towards White Bird, ID, where a 52-mile stretch called the Lower Salmon Gorge or the Canyons of the Salmon River begins and eventually merges with the Snake River near the end of Hell’s Canyon.

The Salmon River is known for its scenic beauty, abundant wildlife, and recreational opportunities such as whitewater rafting, sport fishing, camping, hiking, relaxing, etc.

Book your trip today and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

We offer a variety of exciting and adventurous floats down Idaho’s riverways. Whether you’re looking for a quick half-day trip near Riggins or an extended multi-day trip down the Salmon River of No Return, we have something for everyone.


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