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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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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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Absolutely amazing scenic float!!!

The guide, Arvin, was great! He was very knowledgeable about the area, wildlife and rules/regulations. Really knew the area and history, but mostly....loved his job!!!! My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Blue Ridge, Virginia
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Blue Ridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The guide, Arvin, was great! He was very knowledgeable about the area, wildlife and rules/regulations. Really knew the area and history, but mostly....loved his job!!!! My husband and I have white water rafted, but the couple with us are not rafters! They found this VERY relaxing!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed this trip and our guide, Hank, was so knowledgeable and charming. Seeing bald eagles was particularly exciting for two Brits on a road trip. This was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wasn't thrilled about a whitewater excursion and have a 13 yr old daughter who would have hated it so a friend recommended this. We had two adults, and a 13 and 17 year old on an 8am float trip. We shared the raft with another family of 4 with younger children but really felt like we were on a... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Travis was the best! He took us down the river and we saw amazing vistas and so much wildlife. I really think we got lucky seeing as much as we did. We took the last float of the day which I think helped bump up the wildlife spottings.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family of 4, including 2 teens, took the 10 mile float trip down the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park. It lasts 2 hours. Everyone really liked it. The river and scenery are beautiful. Saw eagles and elks. Our guide was very informative and engaging. it was relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable. Didn't get wet. No need for bathing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the best part of our trip to Jackson Hole. We called them the night before and were able to go the next day, The lady on the phone was very friendly and provided all the information for our trip. The day of the trip was fantastic from the van ride to the launch to the boat to our... More 

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

Dear tis456: Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We are very happy to know that you loved your float trip here inside Grand Teton NP with Reynolds. Being "the best part of our trip to Jackson Hole" is high praise indeed, and we are most grateful! Barbara Barker More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ben was our excellent rafting guide! He was great fun and very knowledgeable concerning the area. He pointed out many interesting parts of the Tetons and the Snake River. I highly recommend asking for Ben on your next Barker-Ewing Scenic trip thru the Tetons.

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

Hi, Nancy B: We're very pleased that you enjoyed your float trip with Ben and that you recommend him to anyone taking a scenic float through Grand Teton National Park. Although he is a very experienced guide, this is actually his first season with our company so your comments mean a lot! Thank you for your very nice review! Barbara... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family group of nine did the float trip on 8/13/16. Our guide, Grant, was awesome! He was really knowledgeable and gave us so much history and information. We had two six year old boys with us and he was so patient and answered all their hundreds of questions! We saw bald eagles and a raccoon digging around the river... More 

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

Dear DaliaDannenberg: Yes, Grant IS awesome, for sure! He loves to share his wealth of knowledge with anyone who is interested, and I'm delighted that your two six-year olds were eager to learn. I hope that if you got some good photos, you'll consider submitting them for our end-of-the-season Photo Contest; you might win a copy of one of wildlife... More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful and relaxing float trip down the Snake River. We saw many marmots and eagles; so many eagles that I quit taking photos of them. The weather was perfect in mid August being quit cool, but with a jacket and the life vest, we were the perfect temperature.

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

Hi LeslieinTN, Thank you very much for your review; it sounds as if you had very good eagle sightings! Marmots are not so common along the river, but here within GTNP our chances of seeing many kinds of wildlife are excellent. Each trip is different and one never knows what to anticipate! Thanks again, Barbara Barker, owner More 

new york city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have taken 8+trips with Barker and they have ALL been first rate. Super conscientious staff and extremely knowledgeable. You will relax,learn and have fun!

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

Hi, Kenyalion: Our entire staff appreciates your enthusiasm and your acknowledgement of our "team" efforts to make every float trip a memorable occasion. Thank you so very much for your wonderful review! Barbara Barker More 

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