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Address: Lower Salmon River, Lewiston, ID
Phone Number: 866.836.9335
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The Salmon River Canyon is best seen by rafting or hiking. These guided...

The Salmon River Canyon is best seen by rafting or hiking. These guided tours give you insight on Native American history, early pioneers and more. The rapids are roller-coaster ride thrills, water is warm and camping on huge white sand beaches make you think you are on the Riviera.

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I live here... I love it!

I live near Riggins ID, and the Salmon River Canyons is my local whitewater playground. The rapids above, through and just below Riggins are rated class II-III, though high water... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Linda_H2O
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Pollock, Idaho
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Pollock, Idaho
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live near Riggins ID, and the Salmon River Canyons is my local whitewater playground. The rapids above, through and just below Riggins are rated class II-III, though high water (which we will have this spring) can bring Ruby and Lake Creek up to huge IVs. Come to Riggins the first Saturday in June and run through these big rapids... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 5 nights on the Salmon River with the ROW team. It was one of the best family holidays we have taken! Our boys (10/7) absolutely loved being on the river and camping at different beaches each night. The guides were brilliant! They were funny, knowledgable, great cooks and put everyone at ease! We would highly recommend seeing the... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Amazing experience. Took my family on the family magic trip. Kids ages 10, 7 and 5. Everyone had a blast. Glamping electronics free. Food was incredible. Scenery amazing. Knowledge and work ethic of guides was second to none. It changed our life. We can't wait to go back (though next time we'll get a device that keeps the go pro... More 

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Peter G, Owner at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review! Sounds like a fantastic trip for you and your family. I'm so glad to hear you all enjoyed it. Sorry to hear about the GoPro! Looking forward to having you join us again sometime soon! More 

Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We spent five days and four nights on the salmon river with row and our 13 year old granddaughter. Fantastic!

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Peter G, Owner at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! It's great to hear you enjoyed it. What a wonderful way to spend time with your granddaughter! Hope you can join us again sometime soon. Cheers! More 

Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

My family has taken a summer vacation every year since my kids were very young. In August, we decided to try something "new" and go with ROW to kayak the Salmon River! It was the best decision we ever made! What an awesome experience, fantastic service, amazing people, and unbelievable views! We will DEFINITELY be traveling with ROW Adventures on... More 

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Peter G, Owner at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am thrilled to hear how much you and your family loved the trip with us! What a special thing for all of you to share with each other. Looking forward to having you join us again sometime! More 

chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I cannot say enough about how amazing this trip was. The staff was spectacular!! The views were spectacular!! The experience was spectacular!! The food and stars were spectacular!! .. might even do it again next summer..

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Peter G, Owner at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the trip, including our wonderful staff. I hope you can join us again this summer, or sometime soon. Cheers! More 

Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

No words really do justice to this trip. Beautiful of course, fabulous guides of course, food was yummy, and the rapids were fun without being frightening. Mostly this trip compared to other rafting trips stands out for the warm, inclusive nature of the guides and the many homey touches of ROW

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Peter G, Owner at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Glad to hear you enjoyed the trip, as all we as our guides. They play an incredibly important role in making our trips great. Hope you'll join us again sometime! More 

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This was an amazing trip. Luxury river rafting and camping. The guides were amazing, the food great and the activities were awesome. My kids ask every day to go again.

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Peter G, Owner at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review! It is great to hear how much you and your family enjoyed the trip. I hope you can all join us again sometime! More 

somewhere in oregon usa
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111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Been rafting the lower salmon for over 30 years now. Its our favorite river to get away from it all. Rafting campsite are really nice, mostly in sand with little shade. Be sure to bring your own shade canopy and lots of water!

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Peter G, Manager at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your trip on the Salmon River! Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience. Hope you will join us again sometime! More 

Portland, Oregon
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304 reviews
242 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We participated in a trip with OARS covering the lower Salmon River and its canyons over 4 days. Our kids range in age from 16 to 7 and all of them enjoyed the experience. The rapids are class 2 and 3, not too large for the little ones but big enough (especially in a kayak) to be fun for teens.... More 

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Peter G, Manager at Salmon River Canyons, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your experience in the Salmon River Canyons. I hope you can join us at ROW Adventures again sometime! More 

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