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Address: 204 E Wallowa Ave., Joseph, OR 97846
Phone Number: 541-432-0747
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Description: All inclusive whitewater rafting adventures on the Snake River through...
All inclusive whitewater rafting adventures on the Snake River through Hells Canyon, the Salmon River in Idaho, and the Grande Ronde River in Oregon. Fun, family-friendly vacations. Additionally, Grande Ronde and Wallowa River fly fishing. Based out of beautiful Joseph, Oregon.
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This will be my 5th trip with Winding Waters! They are absolutely the best . They are super careful in the Rapids with all levels of paddlers, the food is fantastic and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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New Orleans
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This will be my 5th trip with Winding Waters! They are absolutely the best . They are super careful in the Rapids with all levels of paddlers, the food is fantastic and the staff is very professional while still a lot of fun. I kayak with a group of women and we all look forward to our visits with Paul,... More 

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Yarmouth, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

First time with Winding Waters, it was a great experience. The owners, Penny and Paul, were very responsive to any and all questions beforehand. The equipment is first-rate. If you have a digital SLR camera, you can bring it--use one of their Pelican waterproof boxes. There was a large group who went on our trip--18-- so there were 4 rafts... More 

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Walla Walla, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have now taken two trips down Hell's Canyon with the Winding Waters crew, the first in August of 2014 and the second in May of 2015. Both were outstanding in all ways, but what really impressed me is the consistency with which the crew delivers a world class experience in guest relations with an emphasis on safety and utmost... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

First time with this company and already looking forward to another trip. Terrific, helpful staff. I appreciated their knowledge of the area and their respect for the ecology & history of the Hells Canyon. I was looking forward to the rapids but was more taken with the landscape & scenery. I'm not a birder but really enjoyed hearing the bird... More 

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Paramus, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Freshly returned from a 5 day rafting trip with this awesome outfitter, my family and I have plenty stories and memories, as well as photos and new friends. Paul and Penny were warm, flexible, kind, and knowledeable, and worked with us to accomodate our family's schedule. Their experience, deep local knowlege, respect for safety and the comfort of their guests... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Spectacular scenery set the backdrop of a perfect vacation. Our trip group included 3 professional adults age 36-40 years old who are well traveled . Food was delicious and could not be better. The alcohol plan of being able to preorder was ingenious. The guides had deep Knowledge of the Nez Perce, land development, and fhe local ecology. The guides... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Our family of four (including daughter 14 and son 11) enjoyed and savored every bit of our Hell's Canyon three day rafting trip with Winding Waters. This family owned business does every aspect of its planning and execution in the best way one could imagine. Paul is simply outstanding as the leader of the organization and head guide. He's kind,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

From the time we considered a raft trip with Winding Rivers, our plans fell together seamlessly with the kindness and assistance of Paul and Penny. We arrived in Joseph a few days early, and stayed after, so we could tour the foundry and hike in the Wallowas, and take a dip in the lake. It is a beautiful part of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We had an amazing 6 day trip with WWRE in Hells Canyon in late July. Our family has used commercial outfitters for over 20 years on western US rivers and are huge fans of ARTA and AzRA. Since neither of those run Hells Canyon we had to look outside our comfort zone and we are extremely glad to have found... More 

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Portland, OR
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went on a 5-days Snake River/Hells Canyon adventure with WWRE (Robin, Todd and Morgan as our guides) and it was one of the most amazing vacations I’ve ever had. I’ve never camped outside longer than one night before and I was a bit worried about spending 4 nights in the wilderness – but it turned out to be absolutely... More 

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Address: Address: 204 E Wallowa Ave., Joseph, OR 97846
Phone Number: 541-432-0747
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Joseph
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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