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Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips

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Address: , Grand Teton National Park, WY 83012
Phone Number: 800 365 1800
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Description: Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, conducted entirely within the unspoiled...
Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, conducted entirely within the unspoiled natural environment of Grand Teton National Park, provide the best opportunities for viewing wildlife and the Teton Mountains in the Jackson Hole area. This protected section of the Snake River flows swiftly in places and otherwise meanders peacefully through many side channels, affording our guests an unique river experience. Our guides provide interpretation of the natural history of the park and its wildlife with a depth of experience to make every trip special.
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All aspects of the float were great. The guide did an outstanding job. Beautiful scenery and very interesting history about Grand Teton National Park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

All aspects of the float were great. The guide did an outstanding job. Beautiful scenery and very interesting history about Grand Teton National Park.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This company is top notch. The guides are always well informed. It is the safest trip through the Park on the Snake River. Beautiful trip. Amazing Views of the Tetons. Many eagles. Lots of good information. Very relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It was an awesome trip, really enjoyed it. Though it rained quite hard for maybe 20 minutes. Our guide, Hank was fantastic, very informative and fun!! And we actually saw 2 bull moose which was on my daughter's bucket list.

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Portland OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

You can not go wrong with this float down the Snake river. Amazing views of the river, mountains and wildlife. Our guide Grant was fantastic. He was amazing and really knew all about the relationships of the land, animals and people in the area. I learned a ton of information from him and he is a true world class guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We floated the Snake River with Travis on Tuesday, August 18. It was the 5:45 pm float trip and there were 8 of us in the raft. It was relaxing and peaceful and Travis was very knowledgeable about the river and the area! The scenery was beautiful despite the smokey haze from the western US forest fires!!! We saw moose,... More 

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this review

Hello, I know that the smokey air has made it harder to see the Tetons lately, even when floating right by the mountains. We appreciate your enthusiasm in spite of the smoke! Travis will be delighted to read your comments. He's been part of our crew for many years; he loves the river and loves showing visitors our scenery and... More 

Ellis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We floated the Snake River with Forrest. It was a relaxing, fun experience. A nice way to see "inside" the river area and the Tetons. Highly recommended.

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this review

Hi Karen, We appreciate your recommendation very much; thank you for sharing your experience with other Trip Advisor members. I'm happy to hear about your feeling of being "inside" the river; that's a great way of describing floating here in Grand Teton National Park! Thanks again, Barbara Barker, owner More 

Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This was by far the best thing we could have done as a family to fully experience the majestic beauty of Grand Teton National Park! From the minute Forest and his crew picked us up at the meeting place, we never felt like tourists at any given moment, but on a once in a lifetime, true adventure! The four of... More 

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this review

Hello Joan, Your review was very special and we're very grateful for your comments. I'm especially pleased that your two teen age sons enjoyed being with Forrest; he's a very experienced guide who has led many climbs up the Tetons as well as expeditions in Mongolia, Antarctica, and many other parts of the world. We feel so lucky to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Brought family (4 of us) on private float trip. Went at 6PM. We were with Reid. Very knowledgeable and taught the whole family a lot about the geology and wildlife in the region. Saw 7 bald eagles, a dozen beavers, and a black bear. Overall a great trip that my family will never forget. Thanks Reid!

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this review

Hello, Seeing a bear IS special! It sounds as you had some good wildlife sightings and hopefully you got some good photos. (If so, don't forget our wildlife photo contest!) We're very pleased that you and your family enjoyed your float with Reed. Thank you very much for your great review! Barbara Barker, owner More 

Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Really fantastic experience with this float trip. Started with a very friendly receptionist on the phone when we booked this one day in advance. Our guide, Reynold (couldn't find him on the website, so might have misspelled his name) was a breath of fresh air after the guide we had in Yellowstone. A walking encyclopedia of the snake river, it's... More 

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this review

Hello Mattheus- We are very pleased to have had visitors from the Netherlands! Reynolds has been guiding for many years and I think he may indeed have become a "walking encyclopedia"; he has a great eye for wildlife spotting, too, and I'm glad you had good sightings. I'm thrilled that your float with Reynolds was a highlight of your three-week... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My family and I had a wonderful time on our float trip through the Tetons! Michael, our rafting guide, was AMAZING! He was friendly, funny and very knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. He shared his knowledge and enthusiasm for the Tetons, the Snake and the wildlife from the moment we boarded the van to take the short drive... More 

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this review

Hi, mtn hiker: I think that for anyone who likes to hike in the mountains, a follow-up float through the park is a great way to give your tired feet a rest while continuing to enjoy the scenery! I'm so glad that you enjoyed floating the Snake with Michael; his enthusiasm is contagious, and infects nearly everyone who goes down... More 

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