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Address: Hood River, OR
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A popular river in Hood River, Oregon.

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A wild and scenic river and the best way to cool down on a 100 degree day.

Husum Falls is a good drop in a kayak or raft. I have witnessed experienced rafters and kayakers capsize and others make a smooth transition to the water below. Either way a real... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
VinoLover69
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Hood River Oregon
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husum Falls is a good drop in a kayak or raft. I have witnessed experienced rafters and kayakers capsize and others make a smooth transition to the water below. Either way a real thrill, but I prefer to stay in the raft! You can portage around the drop if you are not feeling up to it and still enjoy the... More 

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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Been down this portion of the river twice both times with family and kids and wife. We've all had a great time make sure you pet the dog laying on the deck as you walk in to sign up for your rafting trip. First time was a shorter ride now you're getting more for your buck if you go all... More 

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Thank Doug M
Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Wonderful time, the falls were awesome. Great Guides, small easy to paddle boats. We we able to surf some nice stuff, Stand up with the boat swaying away... Small rapid river worth the trip.. Have rafted a decent number of times, on a small fast river is always better.

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Thank Royroger66
Lyle, Washington
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

What a thrill. We have rafted this river several times and will go again. It keeps things moving and the scenery is great. At the end is a 12ft waterfall don't pass this up , yes you get wet but it's a thrill

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Thank Anna P
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The White Salmon River has carved out a gorgeous valley from its source on Mt. Adams its mouth at the Columbia. The best way to see it is probably a rafting trip--much of the bank is too steep for walking access and a lot of the area along the river is private property. You can drive through the valley, though... More 

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Independence or
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Stopped by here to see the changes the dam removal has made and check out where my husband has white water rafted. It's beautiful here. Having the dam gone has really changed the river front properties. Not many people here today. Still very beautiful.

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Thank Three333
Bay Area, CA
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great class 3-4 rapids in a beautiful setting. Wouldn't take kids younger than 10, as the current is strong and the water quite cold.

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Thank HeidiCalifornia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Zolander rafting. Exciting, fun and safety oriented. I was afraid to try rafting, but they made me feel secure. Our guide was so knowledgable about the river and the changing conditions over the last 20 years. I had a great time and will go rafting again.

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Thank abenteuergirl58
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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517 reviews
217 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

The White Salmon River rafting is fantastic. Go early when flows are large and the water is cold. I mean COLD (38F). There are some slack courses, but overall it's a great run. The 9' drop over the fall is absolutely worth the trip. The meal the rafting company provided, was super (for the side of a river). Pictures were... More 

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Thank LSUTraveller
Vancouver, Washington
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328 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Beautiful and quiet. There weren't many people around and the grandkids loved it. It felt really safe. Bathrooms were outhouses....you have to have some pain with all that beauty. Roads are well maintained.

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