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This section of the mighty Salmon River guides us through four stunning canyons Green, Cougar, Snowhole and Blue Canyons — as the surroundings change from sheer rock canyons to rolling mountains plated in golden grass. At high water, huge standing waves and chomping rapids command the attention of whitewater enthusiasts. Later in the summer, the Salmon River calms down inviting families to enjoy warm water, white sandy beaches and family-friendly rapids. The Salmon meets the voluminous Snake River for the last 20 miles of our trip, before we return to the responsibilities we’d forgotten on the river.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4 canyons-Green, Cougar, Snowhole and Blue
  • Sheer rock canyons and rolling mountains
  • White sandy beaches
  • Roller Coaster rapids

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The Guides Had Great Energy

Jul 19, 2014 by Sarah Benvenuti

Love the trip! The guides were enthusiastic. We were the first trip of the season, so it did sometimes feel like they were still getting used to the schedule again, but never in a way that disturbed our enjoyment. Thanks all!


Loved Our Guides

Jul 07, 2014 by Anna Benvenuti

Our guides’ personalities matched up perfectly with our group. It was a perfect fit.


OUTSTANDING GUIDES

Sep 03, 2012 by Steve Phillips

Tammy at the office handled everything in a professional manner. The guides (Russ and Molly) were outstanding. We specifically requested them based upon our Main Salmon River trip last year. We will also request them for our 2013 trip. Very impressed with the overall trip organization, the knowledge of the guides, the food (is awesome) and well...everything! Whitewater rafting has now become an annual adventure for me: I will do the Main Salmon (again) in 2013 and will likely do something in Colorado soon.


We are regenerated!

Aug 03, 2011 by F. and R. Walton Wymard

Guides Russ, Molly, and Mike are each incredible people -- they created a really fun and safe experience that we will all remember forever. My husband and I arrived pretty tired from our working lives...we left feeling relaxed and regenerated. My whole family has talked often of this trip -- we absolutely loved our time on the river. I wasn't expecting the fun bag of costumes! The last night of gifts was great -- funny and heart warming. Thanks. Incredible! Thank you!!


Bike Raft , USA 4.8 5.0 4 4 Love the trip! The guides were enthusiastic. We were the first trip of the season, so it did sometimes feel like they were still getting used to the schedule again, but never in a