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Middle Fork of the Salmon River

1901 Main Street, Salmon, ID, ID 83467
8008015146
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So much fun and adventure with MFRE

This was an experience of a lifetime that I'll take again, and I'm not an outdoorsy person. A bunch... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shane R
Amazing experience with MFRE

Been back in civilization for a week and missing the experience of the river. What an amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mark c
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The 105-mile stretch of the Salmon River cuts through a highly inaccessible and untamed part of Idaho's rugged countryside.
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1901 Main Street, Salmon, ID, ID 83467
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an experience of a lifetime that I'll take again, and I'm not an outdoorsy person. A bunch of middle aged college friends (KSig & friends) and families have created a reunion on the river every 2 years with Middle Fork River Expeditions. This...More

Thank Shane R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been back in civilization for a week and missing the experience of the river. What an amazing father, daughter experience that we keep on talking about. From the natural beauty of the trip, the amazing and entertaining guides to just the ability to disconnect was...More

Thank mark c
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a rafting trip down the Middle Fork with a group of 23. Northwest Rafting Company provided excellent customer service and an amazing experience. They did an amazing job of accommodating our group by providing fantastic food, lots of fun games and over-the-top...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had been looking forward to this adventure for months. Between the beauty of the Middle Fork and the chance to spend time with dear friends, this was destined to be a superlative way to spend a week. And still it turned out to be...More

1  Thank Mark Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a 5 night trip on the Middle Fork with MFRE and it was fantastic. The details and trip were well explained, and the equipment provided was top notch. All of us including kids had an absolute blast and will be talking about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip with MFRE (dads and kids ranging in age from 11-14) couldn't have been better! In addition to having everything you could expect from a first class guiding company (great food, tents, sleeping pads, etc.), the guides made the trip. They were excellent boaters...More

Thank Andrew Polk Mr L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got off a 6 day Main Salmon River trip with MFRE. Terrific in every way and on so many levels. The river and the beach camping are second to none and the guides were top notch. They were kind, knowledgeable, and above all,...More

1  Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just completed a great trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon with Northwest Rafting Company! The guides (Daniel, Courtney, Michael, and Audrey) led by Melissa did a fabulous and very professional job. This 100+ mile river trip through the Frank Church Wilderness was...More

2  Thank Shaugn S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First Class experience on the Middle Fork River, Idaho. Great experience, first class food, and excellent guides that made the trip safe, fun, exciting and informative. Great fishing and wonderful river experience in the wilderness. Hard to believe there could be a better guide service...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Outstanding! James Ellsworth's team of seasoned river guides, led by the incomparable Jamie, made this an epic adventure. My wife, daughters and son in law joined me for 6 days of fun, laughter, beauty and white water. Highly recommend this company. There are experiences in...More

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12thompsons
January 7, 2018|
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Response from JamesEllsworth | Property representative |
Hello! The Middle Fork is perfect for kids starting in late June/early July and going thru end of Aug, usually when the kids have to return to school. it is mostly class III rapids by then so nothing too big like in early... More
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decoydonna
March 7, 2016|
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Response from TpcamATL |
We took this trip in August and found it difficult to fall asleep before midnight. The rock walls absorb daytime solar energy and radiates heat well into the night.
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bobg5011
April 24, 2015|
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Response from Danilo B | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us in regards to our river trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon. It is a perfect trip for multi generation families. In late Aug , the water levels are low which makes it for an easy ride with lots of... More
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