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Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

Lewiston, ID
+1 800-523-6502
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Hells Canyon Jet Boat Tour
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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hells canyon” (48 reviews)
“jet boat” (20 reviews)
“snake dancer” (5 reviews)
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Lewiston, ID
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+1 800-523-6502
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"hells canyon"
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"jet boat"
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"snake dancer"
in 5 reviews
"snake river"
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"day trip"
in 11 reviews
"united states"
in 3 reviews
"salmon"
in 9 reviews
"world class fishing"
in 2 reviews
"white water rafting"
in 3 reviews
"highly recommend this company"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 5 reviews
"big horn sheep"
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"sandy beaches"
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"lewis and clark"
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"boats"
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"rapids"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful country with lots of wildlife and and natural history - the waters are clear and it is clean and we'll preserved

Thank Adrian E
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Jet Boating, World Class Fishing, Beautiful Vistas, Camp grounds, Great Boat put ins and docks! Rafting float trips, kayaking, beaches. It's all there. Lots of Reasonable Camping Rates in the area! Cabins too!

Thank russm112
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Great fun! I went with my wife 1st time. Solo 2nd time .picked fruit, swam in the river both times. Also checked out lots of wild big horn sheep

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Rafted the Snake River. Great Scenery, fishing, sandy beaches, swimming and whitewater. It doesn't get any better!

Thank Sandra B
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Dramatic vistas greet visitors at every turn in this remote area where Washington, Idaho and Oregon meet. Forests, rocky peaks, rivers and creeks, farmlands, and arid wastelands offer an exciting and refreshing break for city folks passing through! Visitors are rewarded with scenic sunsets and...More

Thank gypsy007
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Great time on the jet boat traveling up the Snake River. The captain was awesome. He even stopped so some of our party could swim!

Thank m4tin
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

While traveling up the Snake River you will learn about the amazing history and geology of the lower Snake River as you travel through eddies and bumpy rapids. It is safe bit a pretty good ride in high water season.

Thank reesrjobs
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery with only my 1 other rafting group and an occasional powerboat. Helps Canyon gorgeous said to be the deepest river canyon in the US. Stars were amazing at night and the river water was amazing clear. The rapids were fun either in an...More

Thank Stephanie L
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I ride my bike as well as having traveled here by van dozens of time in the last two decades... sooo much to explore from sight seeing to hunting, to fishing, rafting, boating etc... I recommend checking out this part of the country to everyone!)

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Wonderful history of this rugged and wild area in our beautiful United States of America. Lots of photo opportunities. Great to see fish jumping, wild life, several types of birds.

Thank richardO7913EJ
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kenandmarystrahler
June 20, 2016|
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Lewiston is best. All tour boats start there and you have good hotels.
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Ivy A
April 8, 2016|
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Response from primescot2 | Reviewed this property |
There are approx 5-6 rapids between Pittsburg Landing and Hell's Canyon Dam, and the jet boat moves through them quickly. Probably each rapid is 20 seconds in duration. I would be surprised is it would be a problem. I... More
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LittleLily29
May 2, 2015|
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Response from 967keng | Reviewed this property |
One day would be a great amount of time to check out Hell's Canyon. If you take one of the jetboat excursions up into the canyon; I'd recommend the all-day package (Hell's Canyon Adventures are excellent guides). It's... More
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