On the Main Salmon River, NOLS can offer you a participant driven expedition where you’ll learn techniques for river travel and gain leadership skills to last a lifetime. We offer instruction in paddle rafts, oar rigs, kayaks, and canoes while traveling, living, and learning in Idaho’s backcountry.
Momentum River Expeditions
Enjoy world-class rivers in small groups, with local and organic food, and some of the most experienced guides in the country. Our Salmon River trips are multi-sport adventures with mild to high adventure options – a combination of a beach vacation, vast wilderness, and the excitement of a big mountain river.
Friendly style, professional guides and over 50 years of experience. ARTA River Trips offers five and six day down river trips featuring oar, paddle, inflatable kayak and stand up paddle boards; and eight day rowing instruction including a variety of crafts from gear boats to light, nimble catarafts.
Wilderness River Outfitters
Wilderness River Outfitters is a family owned and operated company based in Salmon, Idaho. The Tonsmeire family has been running adventure style rafting trips on the Salmon since 1972. Our guides are experienced, fun and professional. WRO also runs other rivers in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Alaska and Canada.
Action Whitewater Adventures
AWA is a family owned business with 3 generations of experience on the Salmon River. Our company has stayed on the Salmon River for 56 years because we love sharing the River with our guests and also because we feel that the Salmon River is the best wilderness rafting adventure in the West.
Mackay Wilderness River Trips, Inc.
Over 30 years of experience guiding trips on Idaho's famed Salmon River has taught us what our guests want even before they ask. As featured in Outside Magazine, our Family Rafting Trips offer our exclusive Mackay Kid Wranglers. These professionals educate and entertain the kids while Mom and Dad relax and truly enjoy a family vacation. Mackay offers a wide selection river toys to choose from each day.
Idaho Afloat offers multi-day whitewater vacations on Idaho’s Salmon and Snake rivers. Each river is sure to provide you with a memorable experience. With Idaho Afloat, you are guaranteed sumptuous meals, gorgeous scenery and friendly, professional guides while relaxing in the tranquil beauty of Idaho's classic wilderness rivers.
Family owned and operated with exceptional attention to details. Emphasizing smaller groups to enhance the wilderness experience. Guides are skilled and mature, safety record is excellent, gear is highest quality, and cuisine is hearty and healthy. Focus: Family trips, Youth programs, Military Veteran programs. We’ll take great care of you!
River Time Guide Service
River Time Guide Service offers first-rate fully outfitted whitewater rafting trips on the Main Salmon River. We are an owner operated multi-day wilderness rafting outfitter. The benefit of this, is that we take great pride in providing our guest with personal attention needed to create the best wilderness trip possible. And while safety is our number one concern, your comfort and creating an environment in which you can relax and have fun is what we strive for.
Silver Cloud Expeditions
Escape and reconnect. Our local family business is known for fun-loving professional guides and delicious food, craft beer and wine pairings. Treat your family and friends to the perfect adventure getaway: big sandy beaches, exciting rapids and Mother Nature at her finest. Unplug, relax and join us. Since 1982.
Orange Torpedo Trips
Orange Torpedo Trips was the first company in the world to offer guided whitewater inflatable kayaking trips and 45 years later this is still our specialty. We are the outfitter for those who like to take charge, captain their own craft, and at the end of the day say they paddled the Salmon River themselves.
Lewis & Clark Trail Adventures
Family run since 1989, we specialize in custom excursions including: historic guest speakers, super fun kid trips, kayak instruction, gourmet food and craft beer tastings. Uniquely situated in Missoula, Montana, our journey down Salmon River is complimented with Missoula’s lively culture and the closest hub airport to the Salmon River.
Canyons River Company
Canyons provides the highest quality multi-day river trips on the Main. Whether you are a family of "new be" rafters or a class V kayaker, you will feel spoiled. Regally Roughing IT. Number one for kayaking and canoes. Offering Inflatable kayaks and SUPs. Specialty trips have included LGBT, Women's Trips, Yoga, Wine Tasting, Non-profits, Disabled Vets, & Cancer Fighters.
Wet Planet Rafting and Kayaking
Well-rounded, professional guides transport you into the mountains and pristine wilderness of the Main Salmon River, where big splashes, warm sandy beaches, and rugged scenery fill your multi-day adventure. Journey back in time to historic homesteads, relax in natural hot springs, and challenge the River of No Return from the comfort of a raft or the thrill of an inflatable kayak.
Exodus Wilderness Adventures
Enjoy a journey so remote that you can “get away from it all.” Exodus Wilderness Adventures, the escape artists, will exceed your expectations and provide you with the vacation of a lifetime. We offer 3-6 day trips that accommodate all and include lodging the night prior to departure, all meals and beverages, ground transfers, and charter flight.
Tour West, Inc.
Tour West offers 4 & 5 night rafting trips down the Main Salmon River. The Main Salmon is an ideal trip for both first time rafters and the experienced. It is a great trip for families, friends and the single traveler. The combination of exciting rapids, excellent weather and beautiful scenery makes this an ideal vacation.
O.A.R.S. Dories, Inc.
Family-owned and operated since 1969, O.A.R.S. was the first exclusively oar-powered rafting company authorized to operate trips through the Grand Canyon. Since then, O.A.R.S. has grown to become the most geographically diverse river outfitter in North America, offering 4 – 17 day expeditions by raft and dory on Idaho’s Salmon and Snake Rivers.
Rocky Mountain River Tours
A tradition of family friendly guides, legendary food and award winning customer service guarantees your family the adventure of a lifetime. Stand Up Paddle, Inflatable Kayaks and more
Family owned with local guides providing the highest quality 2 to 5 day rafting and fishing adventures since 1973. All camping equipment provided including inflatable kayaks, SUPs, fishing gear and Dutch oven cuisine paired with Idaho wines. We’ll share canyon history, hike, play river games, fish for cutthroat, bass, seasonal steelhead and sturgeon. Lots of laughs, fun and great river memories!
Holiday River Expeditions of Idaho
Since 1972, outfitting multi-day rafting adventures on the River of No Return. Lower Salmon and the Main Salmon Rivers. 4, 5 & 6 days trips June through Sept. Beginner to Expert level. We offer paddle rafts, inflatable kayaks and SUP’s. High adventure, Family rafting, Women's trips & Private custom charters.
Mountain River Outfitters
Mountain River Outfitters is operated out of Riggins, Idaho, and provides safe and unforgettable rafting and fishing experiences on the Snake, Salmon and Owyhee rivers. Professional guides lead trips ranging from a half day to six days through beautiful landscapes and gushing rapids. Book now and escape into Idaho’s pristine wilderness.
River of No Return Wilderness Outfitters, Inc.
We offer five and six-day rafting trips on Idaho's famous Salmon River of No Return. Come enjoy beautiful beaches, great waves and amazing camping experiences. We also offer Lodge to Lodge trips along the river. Bring your family and friends for a vacation in Idaho’s incredible wilderness!
Middle Fork River Expeditions
Many River Craft Options! ~ Historic Wooden River Dories, Inflatable Kayaks, Paddle Rafts, Oar Rafts and Stand Up Paddle Boards available. We offer the highest quality wilderness river experience with fresh and healthy menu options. Our focus is on safety, fun and delivering a vacation of a lifetime to all our guests.
Aggipah River Trips
We have been learning the Salmon River country for 45 years, headwaters to mouth, mountain top to gravel bar, and look forward to sharing it with you. We specialize in first class trips featuring local, natural, and cultural history, camp-fire and dutch-oven meals, and top of the line equipment. Local, family owned and operated. Private, theme, and lodge trips available; call for details.