Choosing a River Trip

Northern California, Idaho, and Oregon Rafting

We offer trips for beginner and experienced paddlers, families, groups, and single travelers. These trips range from 1/2 day scenic trips to week long down-river adventures. If you have never been on a river trip, choosing a river can be a little confusing. The best thing to do is give us a call or write us an e-mail and let us help you decide what trip will suit you.

Our Interactive Rivers Map:

This is a very helpful tool. You can see rivers by location and view a quick synopsis that includes length and difficulty. Check out our Interactive River Map.

Check out our Trip Collections:

Build Your Own Trip: Custom, Charter, & Safari Style trips – Our Passion

High Adventure Trips: Class V | Expedition & Multi-Sport | Inflatable Kayaking & SUP-ing – Our Roots

The Classic River Trips: Journey’s down some of the West’s most iconic rivers

Family River Trips: Vacations for three plus generations of family and friends

Luxury Camping Trips: Safari Style Trips:  combine wilderness, adventure, & comfort  (think ‘Glamping’)

Wilderness Gourmet Trips: Hosted Farm to Table Style Culinary Rafting Adventures,

Kern River Rafting Trips:  World-Class Southern California rafting near Los Angeles

Ashland Oregon Day Trips: Quick river trips from our home in Ashland Oregon

School & Youth Trips: Outdoor adventure, education and fun – From half to multi-day trips


Overnight Rafting Trips:

If you have never been on an overnight or multi-day river trip before, we highly recommend it. There is something special and relaxing about a few days spent on the river. If you are new to camping overnights are great introductions. We carry a lot of gear; this means you get the benefits of the wilderness, the comforts of “deluxe” camping, and incredible meals. And you don’t need to do anything but relax and enjoy the area! We set up camp, cook the meals, and take care of all the details.

Check out our section about Life on the River >>

“Exotic” and Rarely Run Adventures:

For experienced paddlers and adventurous beginners, the Southern Oregon / Northern California area offers truly world-class whitewater, especially in the spring when we offer not only regular trips on the California Salmon, but also trips on rarely run rivers such as the Illinois and the Middle Owyhee. Ask about setting up a date for a visit to one of these spectacular places or joining an already scheduled trip.


Lodging, Getting Here and Away, and Other Things to Do:

We have very handy Trip Planners for each trip. Give us a call or an email and we can email you one for the trips you are looking at. The Ashland, Oregon / Northern California / Idaho area is a playground of natural wonders and cultural events.

And don’t forget; when in doubt give us a call!
We love what we do and love the rivers we run…