Idaho is home to some of the nation’s most wild and scenic rivers. Ready to see them for yourself? Then it’s time for a river adventure! At Killgore Adventures, we offer whitewater rafting trips and jet boat tours of Hells Canyon, home to the stunning Salmon River and Snake River. Our river adventures can be as short as a single afternoon or can even last for days, allowing you to truly tailor your experience. With rafting, jet boats, fishing, and more, the river guides at Killgore Adventures can help you experience the best of Hells Canyon. Read our blog to find out more, then book your next river adventure in Idaho!

  1. Backcountry Lessons You Can Bring Home With You

    Unless you work in the outdoor industry, many assume that the experiences and lessons they learn while recreating outdoors simply stay there when they go back to work. After all, how often do you use a map and compass while navigating your way through your city?  But the reality is that you can lea…Read More

  2. What Makes a River Wild and Scenic?

    There’s something about a river. Perhaps it’s the huge amount of water it moves through the landscape, or maybe it’s the amazing scenery and ecosystems that run along its banks. Whether you’ve been to tiny tributaries or raging rapids, it’s hard to describe a river as anything but wild and…Read More

  3. Idaho’s Most Amazing Features

    The Western United States is one of the most diverse and varied landscapes in the world. More than just rolling hills and pine trees, you’ll find incredible natural treasures nearly everywhere you look. In particular, the state of Idaho is home to some of the nation’s, and the world’s, most sp…Read More

  4. Easy Ways to Treat Motion Sickness on Your Jet Boat Tour

    The jet boat is blasting through Hells Canyon. Around you roars the raging Snake River. Sprays of water splash up the sides of the boat and you lurch to one side, bumping into your friend. They laugh, you blanch. As the boat bucks against the rapids, your stomach turns. The nausea seems to bubble up…Read More

  5. Reducing Your Impact While Rafting

    When done right, a river rafting can have a very minimal impact on the environments you travel through. That’s because you can pack out nearly everything you pack in with you. Our rivers are surprisingly precious and fragile resources, making it vital that we limit our impact when we travel on the…Read More

  6. Anatomy Of A River: River Travel Terms You Should Know

    Just like there are specialized terms for the places we drive, there also specialized terms for the rivers we travel. These terms are used to describe features, hazards, and more. When you sign up for a whitewater rafting trip with Killgore Adventures, you're likely to hear your Idaho river outfitte…Read More

  7. Tips For First-Time Whitewater Rafters

    There are few things more exhilarating than racing down a wave train, feeling your raft bounce and bob over the class 4 rapids beneath you. It’s an unforgettable thrill and one that many pursue relentlessly throughout the year. But if you’ve never gone whitewater rafting before, let alone steppe…Read More