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Main Salmon River Trips
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 Riggins, Idaho.

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 Riggins Idaho.

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 person $380.00
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