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Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips

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Breathtaking Stunning views from the Snake River of The Grand Teton mountains- Expertly done by our guide Neil

GORGEOUS unforgettable 10 Mile stretch of the Snake River 100% recommend this company - Bring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy D
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Middletown, New Jersey
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We loved this float. The scenery can't be beat. Hank was our guide and he was wonderful and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian B
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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...more
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Float Trip Parking Lot, Moose Road, across the street from the Craig Thomas Visitor Center, Grand Teton National Park, WY 83012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

GORGEOUS unforgettable 10 Mile stretch of the Snake River 100% recommend this company - Bring your cameras Safe Sturdy Comfortable big Rafts expertly navigated by our helmsman And guide Neil - Take this company to witness the epic legendary scenery the Grand Tetons from the...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Nancy D! This is such a nice review, and I know how pleased Neil will be when he reads it. We are all so delighted to know that you enjoyed your float trip with us and especially the "epic legendary scenery..." With much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this float. The scenery can't be beat. Hank was our guide and he was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the area. If you are in this area you really should do this float trip. It was so relaxing. Was a bit chilly we...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Brian B: Hank grew up here in Grand Teton National Park; (his father was Chief Naturalist for the park) so all the information he has to provide comes naturally to him. He loves to share it! And being on the river early has its...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peter’s stories were awesome and you can tell he really loved taking people out on these tours. He pointed out all of the wildlife and gave us big wool blankets to stay warm. There were only six people on our 8:00 tour and we had...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lilpotsticker, Peter will be so pleased to hear that you enjoyed his stories! I hope the blankets kept you warm enough, as I know that the 8 AM float can be a bit chilly at this time of the season. But being out on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took an 8:00 am scenic float trip and had an amazing experience. Our guide, Grant, was so knowledgeable and courteous. The weather was great and we got to see amazing wildlife, a moose and her baby, eagles, ducks, geese. Loved the...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, bethw5992017: We're very pleased to know you enjoyed your float trip with Grant and that you had some wonderful wildlife sightings. It's especially nice to hear that you enjoyed the "music of the river" which is indeed an unique and memorable sound! Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Josh did a fabulous job guiding our boat. Full of laughs and information. We brought 39 people to Barker Ewing for this white water adventure. They all did a fantastic job getting us safely through the journey and created incredible memories for us allMore

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 007AdventureGirl, There are two completely separate river companies named "Barker-Ewing"; we were former partners but split up in 1985. Your very nice review should have gone to B-E Whitewater; (our company operates scenic float trips in Grand Teton National Park.) Barbara Barker, owner Barker-Ewing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the day of our trip the wind was exceedingly strong. Jed, our river guide, did an absolutely amazing job handling the raft in the strong wind while still keeping us informed about the wonderful things around us and pointing out the eagles and moose...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Terri1943, I do recall that very windy day because I had been concerned about how blustery it had become, and asked Jed about it when I saw him after the trip. He had a bright smile on his face and said he had a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Grand Teton National Park. Grant, our river guide, was engaging, humorous, and intelligent about so many subjects — every imaginable plant and tree, wildlife, aquatic life, avian life; as well as the changing path of...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dancemom007: You have sent such a comprehensive review I hardly know where to start to thank you! You've described your float so well, and given so many tips for other visitors; I think this review will be very helpful for anyone coming to GTNP....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience on our trip today. Peter was our guide, he was very knowledgeable, and experienced! Thank you for a great ride!

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear cslbus: Peter is indeed a wonderful and very experienced river guide, and we're happy that you had "a great ride" with him. Thank you very much for your review! Barbara Barker, owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four enjoyed a relaxing 4 pm float trip on a Friday afternoon in early August. It was a windy day, with a lot of smoke obscuring the Teton views, but our guide Jed was great at spotting wildlife, and very knowledgeable about...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dina0827, Thank you for your fine review; I'm especially appreciative because I well recall the smokey days we endured here for many days, which made it difficult to see how "Grand" the Teton mountains really are! We're very pleased that you enjoyed your float...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great trip for all ages. The ride was beautiful and relaxing. Our guide was so knowledgeable. From the plants to the animals, the geology and history, he was so informative. It did not feel like an educational trip, yet we learned so...More

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tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lisa S: This is certainly a wonderful review; I wish we knew who your guide had been so we could let him know how much you enjoyed your float with him! Thank you very much for your recommendation and very positive comments. Barbara Barker,...More

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NO STOPS along the snake river - However Before u board the float boat - there are porta - potty’s available to use - once on the float boat - you observe the pristine scenery the grand Tetons until you dock -
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