Lower Salmon River Rafting | Killgore Adventures

Our Three Exciting Whitewater Rafting Trip Options

Half Day Whitewater Rafting

Our half day whitewater rafting trip is an awesome, quicker option if you want to sample exciting whitewater rafting in a short period of time. You will hit class 2, 3, and 4 whitewater rapids going through the most popular stretches of the Salmon River. We go through all the best rapids: Time Zone, Tight Squeeze, Black Rock, Ladder and more. The exact loading and unloading sites change slightly depending on water flow, but our half day trip typically starts at Shorts Bar and ends at Lucille Boat Ramp. You will have time to relax and swim on the beach at the end of your trip. This is a 10 mile, 4-hour trip

Full Day Whitewater Rafting:

6 hours, includes lunch, we would start at loading zone is at the Spring Bar Boat Ramp.

Expectations:

What To Expect?

  • To get Wet!
  • Early spring and fall
    • biggest thrill
    • Large rapids
  • Dam Releases
    • Warmer weather
    • Elevated water bigger rapids, faster water
  • June, July, August
    • Calmer water
    • Families, groups, young children
    • relaxing, swimming, warm weather
  • What amount of time should they expect to spend rafting?
    • Half day
      • Shorts bar to twin bridges
      • 3-4 hours? times?
    • Full day
      • Spring bar to twin bridges
      • 6 hours? times?
    • 3-4 day trip
  • What class of rapids?
  • Safety?

What to bring?

  • First Aid?
    • normally on one of the rafts on the trip
  • anything you bring will get wet
  • water shoes/┬áslip off
  • sunscreen
  • sunglasses

Multi-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip + Jetboat Pickup and Jet Back

If you really want to go on a larger adventure, we offer a 3-4 day adventure whitewater rafting trip which is the perfect combination of exciting rapids, calmer stretches of the river with beautiful sightseeing, overnight camping, and more.

This whitewater rafting trip goes along the lower Salmon River, which is the most epic part of the river. This section is entirely roadless, so the only way out of the canyon is either with a jet boat or a raft. You will experience the ultimate combination of adventure and relaxation. The Salmon River is the largest un-dammed river in the lower 48 states, has beautiful white sand beaches, and endless opportunities for rare wildlife sightings.

Our experienced guides will point out all the unique geological diversity along the river as you view steep granite walls along the canyon, beautiful and lush canyon scenery, rare wildflowers, and more. You will get unique stories of the American Indian heritage of the area, as well as history of the abandoned mines and homesteads you pass by during the trip.

On this trip, you will go through exciting class 3 and 4 rapids, and it is the perfect rafting trip for families. At the end of this rafting trip, we pick you up on our world-class jet boats and will take you 32 more miles up the Snake River through Hells Canyon where we shuttle you over the mountain back to the Salmon River where you started. You make a complete loop on this trip going through two major rivers in Idaho (Snake River and Salmon River).

*All meals are provided on this trip. Our guides cook mouth-watering food for each meal: preparing dutch oven cooking each night, delicious breakfasts and lunches.*

 

Contact Us Today if you would like to book a rafting trip.