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Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips

Grand Teton National Park, WY 83012
+1 800-365-1800
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Very Nice Relaxing Float trip.

Eric was a very knowledgeable guide! We saw a couple of Bald Eagles and all 8 of us really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lydia F
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El Monte, California
Scenic Float on the Snake River

We took a two hour float trip and enjoyed every minute. We were picked up promptly and the guides... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cyhenry
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Cheshire
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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 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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Reviewed yesterday

Eric was a very knowledgeable guide! We saw a couple of Bald Eagles and all 8 of us really enjoyed this float trip. It was a highlight of our 8 day trip. They also worked it out for us when we made a mistake on...More

Thank Lydia F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a two hour float trip and enjoyed every minute. We were picked up promptly and the guides were helpful and fun. The scenery was fantastic and we saw moose and bald eagles. I highly recommend Barker-Ewing.

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

Dear cyhenry, Thank you for posting such a nice review! We're very pleased that you enjoyed the scenery here inside the park which we agree is fantastic, and so glad that you saw some of our wildlife. Barbara Barker

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my husband and my 3rd trip down the Snake River, but our first with Barker Ewing and we loved it! We brought our daughter and son-in-law and two grandchildren this year and they too enjoyed it. The river is running high and fast...More

Thank InIt4Life
tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Init4Life: Reed will be so pleased to read your enthusiastic review! It sounds as if you had great wildlife sightings which are always a matter of chance on this "Wild and Scenic" river as it flows through the park. It especially pleases me that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 10 (grandparents, parents, and 4 kids) had a wonderful time floating down the Snake River with our guide, Eric. He was a wealth of knowledge about the area. We went at lunchtime so we packed a picnic and ate on the raft...More

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

Dear klikki, What a nice way to enjoy the Snake River, on a private float with a picnic! We are very pleased that your family had a nice trip with Eric, and I know he very much enjoyed guiding you. Thank you very much for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big thanx to our guide Reed for a peaceful yet excitingly enthralling float down the river. The reputation of this kind of activity precedes itself and it certainly lived up to all the hype. 20 years ago my wife & her late mother did...More

Thank feffy2017
tetontepee, Owner at Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Jeff and Suzy, We are very pleased to read the review of your recent float trip with Reed; in fact, he might possibly have been the same guide you, Suzy, had twenty years ago, since he's been with us since 1994! Most of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked trip with Rhonda who was friendly and efficient - $75 ea. Driven 10 miles north by van. Mike, drove the van, and was the captain of the raft! He aptly took 8 of us, down the swift running river. He first told us what...More

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

Dear lgblpn: We're pleased that you had fun on your float trip with Mike! And although we've never, ever, had one of our guides fall out of the raft, the park service requires us to tell everyone what to do if that should happen. Safety...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mom booked this trip because she wanted to see more wildlife and the Grand Tetons. We got a little bit more of an adventure. We took the 4pm tour and Arvin, a little dry at first, was a nice guide. He told us the first...More

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

Hello, M W: It sounds as if you had a wide variety of weather conditions during your recent float trip with us! Mountain weather is notoriously unpredictable; we've even had snow on the Fourth of July in the past! You experienced a very dynamic and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a boat float with our tour guide Travis,the last Dick Barker trained guide. This man was incredible. Very skilled!!!! The boat seats 12 but since the water was so high and fast moving they are working their way back to 12, first...More

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

Hi Mickeyfanforever, Wow, what a wonderful review you have submitted! Thank you so much for your vivid and detailed description of your float trip with Travis. He is very proud of being the last guide trained by my late husband Dick, who started these trips...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This float trip was fabulous! I was hesitant to get on the Snake River as the water this season is unseasonably high. However our guide Eric was amazing and he has been taking people out on the boat for years! He made us feel...More

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

Dear BuddyCub, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your float trip with Eric, and I thank you for enthusiastic report of the guide, the scenery, and the wildlife. It sounds as if you had good wildlife sightings, which is always a matter of chance....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Travis made the trip great! He was able to tell stories and facts about the animals and vegetation the whole 2 hours. We saw a beaver, 3 bald eagles, a moose, a blue Herron, and a ton of ducks and geese. It was...More

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

Dear DoNotWaitJustGo, What a great Trip Advisor name you've chosen! And I'm glad you got a chuckle out of our indemnity form. Although we've never yet had a serious accident in our fifty-five years of operation, over the years there have been some interesting comments....More

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SWoolsey
April 26, 2017|
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Response from JHLadyOfTheLake |
From Moran, you are closer to Jackson Lake Lodge. The run the same beautiful trip leaving from their lobby. You might get lucky and be on a trip from Pacific Creek to Moose! Longer with the high water flows of early July... More
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TexasTraveler0707
January 26, 2017|
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Response from wigan1992 | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry for the delay in responding as we have been away. It is an easy short drive to the departure point and parking is provided. A mini bus brings you back to the departure point.
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Beverly F
June 12, 2016|
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Response from ExpatGirl58 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Beverly, We are thinking 10 - 15 minutes. Hoping you have great weather & see lots of wildlife!
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