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Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

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Address: Lewiston, ID
Phone Number: 8005236502

The deepest river gorge in North America, Hells Canyon is accessible by jet...

The deepest river gorge in North America, Hells Canyon is accessible by jet boat or raft. Those who explore this rugged wilderness will find ancient tribal carvings in the rocks, deserted ranches and closed-up gold mines.

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Hells Canyon Raft

White water rafting on the Snake River through Hells Canyon with the outfitter Hells Canyon Raft was a great trip. We did 4 nights, 5 days, white water rafting. Great with family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

White water rafting on the Snake River through Hells Canyon with the outfitter Hells Canyon Raft was a great trip. We did 4 nights, 5 days, white water rafting. Great with family including young kids to teenagers. They set-up tents and do heavy lifting and will help with logistics before and after your trip. Good food, nice staff. Mix of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall....GREAT experience! Row Adventures is the premier outfitter on the river, and there is a reason for that. They are the BEST. Our trip was 5 days. For us, 3 days would probably be better, however if you have a passion for the outdoors, rivers, wilderness, camping - 5 days is probably better. Guides - At the end of the... More 

1 Thank godfatheroflasvegas
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went rafting on the Snake river (Hells Canyon) with Row adventures, this was my 2nd year in a row to do this trip and both times it was awesome the guides are the best and the food was excellent, it's a great trip for everyone of any age, I highly recommend it. The company makes it easy for all your... More 

Thank Denise W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the scenic route into Hells Canyon on a recent trip to Oregon. Beautiful. The hills and valleys were breath-taking. Climbed the fire tower, but could not go all the way to the top. The dirt road portion we traveled was very tough and took a lot of time because of pot holes.

Thank Jean F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a space to have a grand daughters birthday party. The camp ground is clean and trees for shade.we were close to the beach area and the kids were able to come and go and just enjoy the day. We stayed for 3 nights, the quite hours were quite and didn't have groups that over took the area with... More 

Thank Carstensmom
Camrose, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We travelled on our motorcycle and it was one of the most scenic roads we have been on in awhile. Lots to do, great to drive through.

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Steilacoom, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It was a pleasant and scenic drive through some good scenery from Lewiston to Pittsburg Landing. I found the Nez Perce reservation and battle sites more interesting. I think there are some more spectacular views in the canyon along the Snake River than we saw from the car or on foot, but be advised that you need to pay big... More 

Thank Chuck B
Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Hell's Canyon National Recreation Area is not to be missed. The deepest canyon in North America the scenery is incredible.

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Northern CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Pittsburg Landing provides access to Hells Canyon and the Snake River. It's about a one hour drive, each way, from the highway. Even though most of the road is unpaved, it is maintained and is in excellent condition, suitable even for low clearance passenger cars. One important bit of advice: Take the road to the Upper Landing, which branches to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Great place to fish and float the river. Tons of different areas to check out and fun day in the sun!

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