Main Salmon - Itenerary
»»DAY 1 - 2 Deep in the splendor of a forested alpine canyon, your adventure begins.
Moderate rapids such as Kill um, Rainier and Devil’s Tooth will get you
ready for the more challenging rapids that lie downstream. Stop at
Barth Hot Springs, one of the best hot spring pools of any river in Idaho.
Watch as Big Horn Sheep frolic on the granite walls. Fish for
cutthroat or rainbow trout, relax on the river and at camp and absorb the
splendor of the surrounding mountain wilderness.
»»DAY 3 - 5 Through a mile deep, heavily-forested canyon,
you’ll run Salmon Falls, Black Canyon, Alder, Big Mallard, Elk Horn and several other exciting
rapids. Explore Campbell’s Ferry and tour Buckskin Bills at five mile
bar, known as the last of the mountain men. Lower in the canyon, thick
forest gives way to steep granite cliffs. Large sandy beaches and
glass-like pools provide favorite play spots for swimming and beach
volleyball. Top off your final day with two of the largest rapids on
the trip – Chittam and Vinegar Creek. After a full day on the river
and another gourmet lunch you’ll enjoy a scenic 28 mile shuttle back to
Pre-Trip Travel Information
There are many travel options to consider in planning your Idaho rafting
vacation. Simply give us a call and we’ll discuss your options and help
arrange everything for you.
How to get to Riggins, Idaho
Be sure to arrive in Riggins by 8:00 p.m. the evening prior to the
trip departure in order to be at the orientation meeting at the Mountain
River Outdoor Center store. Most of our guests
find it economical to fly into the Boise airport and rent a car and drive to
Riggins, Idaho by using Hwy 95 just 3 hours north of Boise.
Where and When to Meet
An orientation meeting will be held at the Mountain River Outdoor Center at 8:00 pm where you will meet
your trip leader. This orientation meeting is to answer last-minute questions
and where you will also receive your complimentary river duffel and waterproof
day bags and instruction.
Where to Stay
Your trip is all-inclusive we include lodging before your trip along with all transportation to and from
If you are looking at a multi-sport package with horsebackriding or other
activities and would like additional nights we will be glad to assist you
with these additional arrangements.
Optional air charter package:
You can add a Boise airport air charter to McCall and
shuttle service to Riggins. This package also includes a shuttle back to
the McCall airport and return air charter to the Boise airport. Cost per
Escape... the Ordinary!
For Reservations Call:
Mountain River Outfitters, LLc.
411 N. Main
Riggins, Idaho 83549