Middle Fork Adventures
Multi-day Tours • River Rafting & Tubing • Hiking & Camping Tours • Nature & Wildlife Tours • Kayaking & Canoeing
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Idaho's Family Outfitter, offering world class multi-day river trips on the Wild & Scenic Middle Fork Salmon River through the incomparable Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Specializing in full-service trips, farm to table menu, & family fun!
Salmon, Idaho

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Bob H
Cotopaxi, CO5 contributions
Sep 2022
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Best outfitter on the Middle Fork of the Salmon!
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Had a great trip with Middle Fork Adventures starting with a celebration of our 40th wedding anniversary with a Dutch Oven chocolate cake! This "family" of guides are second to none. Their passion for this river, their guests and for each other is evident from the start. Top notch in every detail of a rafting trip. You need to look no farther than Middle Fork Adventures for the best outfitter on this river! Can not say enough good things about MFA! Thanks again for a very memorable trip!
Written September 25, 2022
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Tom W
Kensington, CA1 contribution
Aug 2022
My Wife and I had a tremendous time rafting on the Middle Fork of the Salmon with Middle Fork Adventures! The river itself was beautiful and exciting but the Guides are what made the trip truly remarkable! They are all highly trained professionals, dedicated to everyones safety, knowledgable on any number of topics concerning rafting and being on the river and just a whole lot of fun to be around!!
It was a great experience and we're both so glad we did it!
Written September 6, 2022
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Kurt T
1 contribution
Aug 2022
So many things…. Deep into the wild to the point of realizing what’s real and find myself But also the group experience was beyond my imagination. Of course the team of guides are amazing.
Saw mountain sheep, an otter, eagles, etc.
Written August 19, 2022
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Deborah H
Decorah, IA3 contributions
Aug 2022
I can't say enough wonderful things about our trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with Middle Fork Adventures! The food was exceptional and plentiful. The scenery was breathtaking. The whitewater exciting and clear. The tents and cots were comfortable. And the guides were absolutely amazing!! If you want a once in a lifetime wilderness experience on a river, this is IT! The guides were helpful, friendly, fun, experienced and very mindful of keeping the area pristine and wild. We will remember all of you and our trip forever! We can't thank you enough- Ethan, Evan, Maggie, Zach, Trevor, Pat, Kate, Will and Dave!
Written August 18, 2022
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Norm L
Sun Valley-Ketchum, ID55 contributions
Jul 2022
We have just returned from a run down the Middle Fork with Middle Fork Adventures. This is our third trip down the Middle Fork and we have rafted a number of other rivers as well. The Middle Fork Adventure experience was absolutely top quality all the way around and met, if not exceeded, our experience with other rafting companies.

The guides were fun to be with, highly competent with river rafting resumes that span the world. Many of them hold credentials in other countries and actually train other rafting guides. Highly experienced and highly knowledgeable. Just plain good folk to spend a week with in the awesome Middle Fork. They get it and it shows!

The equipment - rafts, tents, camp chairs and everything were of the best of quality. The food was delicious and when I say plentiful I may not be adequately describing what the company really does. Coffee is ready very early in the morning with some fruit or yogurt available. And then comes a full on breakfast - bacon, eggs, sausage, pancakes, french toast and much, much more. Each day a bit different but a ton of food. Lunch is sandwiches, wraps, salads, fruit, and sweets changing every day. And dinner - yikes! Salmon, steaks, chicken, salads, sides and desert. It seemed endless!! And, in case you were hungry before dinner, there were appetizers, ice and usually something to drink such as seltzer, beer and, often, wine.

The owners of the company have deep respect for the river and the environment and it shows. They are also committed to hospitality. I cannot say enough nice things about them and their outstanding staff. The joy they have about working and being in the wilderness and on this beautiful river is infectiuous. Simply put, they were the best hosts! Being a part of this experience will give you something to long remember. Don't remain undecided about this trip or this outfit a moment longer. Raft the river with them and you will just simply love it.
Written July 27, 2022
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Kurt
2 contributions
Jul 2022
A. The Middle Fork of the Salmon River is atop the list of adventure vacations to take in the world, but given that you are reading this, you likely already know that.
B. Choosing a guide over the internet is risky. Especially for this big of a commitment.
C. Look no further than the team of amazing people at Middle Fork Adventures! They are as good as it gets. Genuinely wonderful fun loving folks that led an amazing week long adventure for our family and many others.
D. I know gear well, and their choices were top notch. From big brand-new MSR tents and sturdy comfy cots, to top-notch rafts fully outfitted in comfort....They had us dialed in.
F. The menu that Allie created and the entire team prepared all week was delicious. Each meal was memorable.

You will not regret choosing Dan, Allie and the entire crew at MFA! Enjoy! I'm already jealous.
Written July 26, 2022
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Darren S
3 contributions
Aug 2021
Just go. The wilderness is of course some of the best this country has to offer, but the guide you choose makes a huge difference. This outfit is first class all the way, with great guides, food, and equipment.
Written September 6, 2021
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Ron F
Bend, OR7 contributions
Aug 2021
THIS is your once-in-a-lifetime river trip to take and Middle Fork Adventures is the group to do it with.

The middle fork is truly a special experience in terms of multi-day raft trips. The remoteness of the area, the beauty of the river and changing scenery are incredible. The natural setting is incredible, but so are the team at Middle Fork Adventures. From the time we signed up (8 friends total), everything was well handled.

The team of guides were extraordinary. They were skilled boaters, of course as well as relentlessly positive and pleasant. They worked very hard to make sure we all had a great trip - from the camp set up, to having fun on the river, to every outstanding meal along the way. They never stopped working and never stopped smiling. We can't imagine a better group of people to spend that week with.

We've been on several mult-day raft trips but this one ranks as our favorite both because of the efforts of the Middle Fork Adventures team and the spectacular setting.
Written August 28, 2021
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cobblehill
New York50 contributions
Aug 2021
Our trip down the middle fork of the Salmon River with Middle Fork Adventures was a family trip of a lifetime. My partner and I took our two sons, ages 17 and 20, and it was literally the best trip our family has ever taken. The beauty and remote nature of the middle fork are extraordinary, but it was the people at Middle Fork Adventures that brought the experience to another level. The friendly professionalism of the guides let us know from the beginning that they were looking out for our safety, while making this a fun and adventurous six days. The rafting, the hikes, the food, the fun, the campsites were all fantastic. We learned so much, and had such a great time. I can't recommend this trip with Middle Fork Adventures highly enough. Our cousins had gone the year before and told us we'd love it, and they were right. It truly exceeded our high expectations.
Written August 16, 2021
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CherryLane74
Tulsa, OK5 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
We’ve been off of the river for a week now and I still haven’t come up with all of the words to describe our experience with Middle Fork Adventures. For those readers who are simply interested in the conditions, they are exceptional. The rapids were so much fun, the water was crystal clear, the mountains and rocks are beautiful, the night sky is stunning, the accommodations were very comfortable and the food was amazing - and so creative! But with regards to the overall, I’m one of those people who is all about the “life experience” and this one far exceeded any expectations that I had for my family and friends. The breathtaking scenery itself can only be credited to Mother Nature, but the adventure was perfectly crafted by the staff of MFA. I’m absolutely certain that not one of our crew of six considers this a job, but rather their chosen lifestyle and passion. In addition to the expertise and commitment to safety on the river, the stories and stops along the way (hikes, waterfalls, petroglyphs, hot springs, homesteads and other historical and natural points of interest) made it unforgettable and even educational! It was obvious that the staff wanted all guests (I use that term loosely, as we all felt like family by the end) to carry the experience with us for years to come. Pat, Bethany, Ethan, Zack, Brooke and Dr. Seb, many, many thanks to you and all the rest of the MFA staff working tirelessly back at home base to provide an experience that we’ll never forget and cannot wait to repeat as soon as possible!!
Written August 13, 2021
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