Power through huge wave trains, explore rugged terrain, and see some of North America’s most amazing wildlife on your jet boat tour of Hells Canyon. Killgore Adventures takes you through the entire Wild River section and through nature preserves, giving you the chance to see truly unforgettable sites. Using our incredible jet boats, we can take you up and down the Snake River and Salmon River. In our blog, we post about our trips, tips for your next jet boat tour, and so much more! Check back often to keep current and book your Hells Canyon jet boat tour today!

  1. Preventing A Sunburn On Your Jet Boat Tour

    Here on the Killgore Adventures blog, we outline a lot of different ways to make the most of your jet boat tour of Hells Canyon. We’ve reviewed wildlife, fishing strategies, how to use our jet back service, and more. But we haven’t spent a lot of time discussing how to care for yourself while yo…Read More

  2. Ways To Record Your Adventures

    One of the best parts of going on an adventure, be it a trip to a National Park, through Hells Canyon, or simply to a new part of town, is sharing the stories later. Thanks to modern technology, there are more ways to share your stories than ever! When you take a trip, you can record your story in a…Read More

  3. Wildlife in Hells Canyon, Idaho

    One of the most appealing parts of traveling through the Hells Canyon region of Idaho is the chance to see some truly incredible wildlife. Here Killgore Adventures, it's common for us to focus on what lies beneath the waters of the Salmon and Snake Rivers. But despite being avid fisherman, we're alw…Read More

  4. The Best Way to Break In New Hiking Boots

    It’s often said that you should never skimp on the things that separate you from the ground. That line of thought goes for tires, mattresses, and of course, boots. But even the best hiking boots require a little bit of break-in. Hiking a trail of any length can be extremely painful if you haven’…Read More

  5. Hiking Essentials For Beginners, Part 1

    Hiking is one of the best ways to explore Hells Canyon. It brings you closer to the canyon walls and offers unique opportunities to view the region's wildlife. It’s not uncommon for those who are enjoying a jet boat tour of Hells Canyon to want to go on a day hike afterward. But for those who are …Read More

  6. Catch Killgore Adventures On Nat Geo

    As some of the most experienced river runners in Hells Canyon, the crew at Killgore Adventures garners a lot of attention. With Hells Canyon jet boat tours running throughout the year, we’ve built a name for ourselves as the #1 adventure company in Idaho. But to those in the know, the real adventu…Read More

  7. The Advantages Of Our Jet Ups System

    There’s no end to the opportunities for adventure in Hells Canyon. While our jet boat tours of the area are undoubtedly our most popular offering, many people like to explore the canyon on foot. While we admire their willingness to experience nature so closely, we also recognize that getting to ce…Read More

  8. Lessons You Learn While Rafting

    If you follow our blog (and we hope you do, otherwise, who are we talking to?), you’ll know that we’ve written a few of these “Lessons You Learn…” type posts. Maybe it’s because we spend so much time in the outdoors pondering the universe and our place in it. Maybe it’s because they’…Read More

  9. What To Leave Behind On Your River Trip

    When it comes to exploring the backcountry, there are few ways more luxurious than rafting. Unlike backpacking, where every ounce counts, having a raft allows you to haul extra items with you, like camping chairs, coolers full of fresh food, and all the clean underwear you could ever want. But just …Read More

  10. Packing For A Rafting Trip

    There’s something that feels distinctly timeless about a multi-day rafting trip down a river. Maybe because it conjures up visions of explorers rowing and paddling down the same rivers hundreds of years prior. Or perhaps it’s the mirrored imagery of time slipping by as the water courses around y…Read More