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Winding Waters River Expeditions & Day Tours

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All inclusive whitewater rafting adventures on the Snake River through Hells Canyon, the Salmon River in Idaho, and the Grande Ronde River in Oregon. Fun, family-friendly vacations. Additionally, Grande Ronde and Wallowa River fly fishing. Based out...more
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204 E Wallowa Ave, Joseph, OR 97846-8403
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All reviews rafting trip lower salmon hells canyon these guys always felt safe big horn sheep great company white water rafting without reservation bring lots of sunscreen a wonderful job stand up paddle board four days support staff small mouth bass amazing experience hour trip
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Once upon a time there was this crew of river guides ..., no scat, I was there. This was one of the finest wilderness trips I have either led or been on. Logistics perfect, communication excellent. Every day was full of greater appreciation for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is my 6th trip with WWRE, and I think each one gets better. Paul, Penny and their entire staff exceed my expectations every single time. They have reached the perfect balance between creating loads of fun, while remaining totally conscious of safety. The support...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa T
Reviewed September 2, 2018

For a birthday gift my parents took me on a whitewater rafting trip with Winding Waters Expedition. We had a fantastic time. The staff was lovely, the food amazing (the accommodated both vegetarian and vegan clients) and the total experience was top notch. The river...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jenni U
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We spent five days on the Snake River with crew lead Mike, crew members Patrick, Jordan, Yul and Sarah and 11 other guests traversing 82 miles and countless rapids. We spotted Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep, a mink, a river otter, osprey, eagles (Bald and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amyN3590CR
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This was one of the best experiences and I would highly recommend any trip! The guides are knowledgeable, the food is amazing, and the sites are breathtaking!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kristen F
Reviewed July 27, 2018

A Winding Waters River Expeditions "glamping" get-away is the perfect antidote for stifling summer traffic jams and the daily grind. This was our second excursion with WWRE - a four-day float down the Salmon River. Our guide (Robin) and her crew ran a safe, organized...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rosecityoak01
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Well organized, friendly and knowledgeable staff, gorgeous day long trip on the Grande Ronde, and they even made delicious food for the group at lunch! One of the best guided trips I've been on.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Austin A
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I was dazzled and delighted with every bend of the river on this trip. As others have noted, there are not enough stars to give WWRE for the amazing experience they put together for us. Here are the things I noted and loved: --The Crew:...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sanderson3
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

What an awesome trip. They make outdoor adventures easy and fun. From the start they sent out clear and regular planning details; on site they welcomed us with local refreshments (aka beer) and used amazing local produce and meat on their trip. Their guides are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 52scottb
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I enthusiastically recommend the Winding Waters Snake River/Hell’s Canyon rafting trip. The ride was wildly fun and exciting, and the staff was well-organized, skillful and charming. And we were lucky to experience the fantastic meals provided by Plate and Pitchfork, along with the delicious wine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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February 19, 2017|
Response from Penrieke | Property representative |
Hi Willow, Thank you for the inquiry about a trip in June! Can you tell me which river and trip you're interested in? It will help me in answering your question. Thank you! Penny