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Winding Waters River Expeditions & Day Tours

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Address: 204 E Wallowa Ave., Joseph, OR 97846
Phone Number: +1 541-432-0747
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All inclusive whitewater rafting adventures on the Snake River through...

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 of beautiful Joseph, Oregon.

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Awesome rafting trip in Hell's Canyon

Simply awesome! This trip is one of those "must do before you die" things. I can't say enough good things about the Hell's Canyon, WWRE and the trip itself. We spent 4 days and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply awesome! This trip is one of those "must do before you die" things. I can't say enough good things about the Hell's Canyon, WWRE and the trip itself. We spent 4 days and 3 nights going down the Snake River. It was sublime. High wilderness at its finest: raw and beautiful. WWRE crew was superb. All of the guides... More 

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Thank Chocolat4004
Redmond, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know what beats Disneyland, Hawaii, Europe, the zoo, museums, opera, Manhattan, even? Running the river with Winding Waters River Expeditions beats all. Why? Because you're seeing some of the most beautiful wilderness left in the North America, learning its stories and history from human settlement to geologic time and you're being safely and competently guided down the river by... More 

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Thank Susanmomof2
Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow wow. Paul and his band of river guides were fantastic. Paul and his crew are the epitome of chilled out. They work very hard all day and night to tend to our needs, but make it seem like play. They could not be more at home on the river than a school of fish. It is like going rafting... More 

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Thank OhPrettyMoon
Joseph, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People are always amazed when I show up with great items I've found locally in Northeastern Oregon. The Winding Waters River Expeditions Boathouse has great stuff for water sports regardless whether it's river rafting. The inventory is very thoughtfully selected; I love my Patagonia long sleeved hooded sun shirt and have taken it around the world for scuba diving. They... More 

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Thank Heather T
Joseph, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

My wife and I were fortunate to have chosen Winding Waters River Expeditions (WWRE) for a tour through Hell's Canyon in rugged north eastern Oregon. We floated the Snake river for about 85 miles over a 5-day period. Daily river raft sojourns were interspersed with opportunities for guided hikes along scenic canyon trails as well as solo kayaking or paddle... More 

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Thank mem62
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The 5-day Hells Canyon trip we took with Winding Waters this May exceeded my expectations. We were extremely fortunate to have geologist Ellen Bishop join us for fascinating on-location geology lessons. I can't say enough good things about the guides, staff, and the excellent local food. I highly recommend Winding Waters River Expeditions!

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Thank CarolCCT
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This was our first river rafting trip, and it was amazing. The scenery was beautiful, in spite of the fact that it rained a couple of days. In addition to the rafts, the company provided inflatable kayaks and a paddle board that one could use for a more personal experience. Our trip lasted four days, but a few people got... More 

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Thank ILuvItaly042
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

My kids and I had one of the best adventures and trips together we have ever had. The staff at Winding Waters are wonderful, professional, friendly, and experienced. I went with my sister and her kids and my 75 year old mother. There were exciting rapids and camping experiences and yet enough comfort to make the trip enjoyable and fun!... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I have run rivers in Maine, Norway, and Africa and made more than 8 trips with Winding Waters on the Salmon and Snake Rivers. They are the best by any measure .... safe trips conducted by experienced, friendly guides serving superb food. Each trip on high and low CFS has been a marvelous adventure.

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Thank Intrepid8
Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Excellent in every way. Guides, scenery, rafting, kayaking, food, safety, fun! Relaxing and exhilarating, peaceful and challenging. Stars at night spectacular

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