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River Drifters

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“white salmon”(20 reviews)
“wet suits”(10 reviews)
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River Drifters has offered trips in Oregon & Washington on eight different rivers since 1979! From an afternoon fun run to a full ten-day vacation, River Drifters has a trip for you! Come and join us for an unforgettable journey down one of the many...more
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600 Timber Ln, Maupin, OR 97037-7148
+1 800-972-0430
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good river can make a rafting trip memorable. A good guide can make it unforgettable. We ran the White Salmon on Saturday, October 20th. We were one of three rafts and we were lucky enough to have Charlie Munsey as our guide. Aside from...More

1  Thank Craig W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were signed up for the 3 day whitewater SUP trip, but not enough folks signed up to run the trip. Instead of cancelling entirely, they put together a day trip for the 3 of us. I'd traveled from Hawaii to do this trip with...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! All the employees were wonderful- very knowledgeable and funny! Recommend the right side but he ready it’s super rough but fun!

1  Thank melearhart
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I cannot recommend River Drifters highly enough. Everything was so well organized and we had so much fun. Our guide, Gina, was FANTASTIC although it seemed as though all the guides were great. If you're looking for some laughs, thrills and don't mind getting wet,...More

1  Thank Simon J
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Highly recommend this trip again- looking forward to returning our guide Brody was awesome! This was one of the best parts of the trip- River was beautiful and rafting was amazing

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Rafting the Deschutes is like visiting an old friend; there's anticipation and excitement upon arrival; there's happiness and sadness upon leaving. This is a great river for first-time rafters as well as for those with experience as River Drifters provides a thrilling, but safe Deschutes...More

1  Thank Diveshack0674
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This was such a fun experience. The check-in process was easy, everyone was friendly, the guides are very friendly and informative, and the river was gorgeous! This was a family trip for first time rafters and we will defintiely be back again!

1  Thank beachgrl90277
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We had so much fun! Shion was an awesome guide and I wish we had done the whole day! We will definitely be back!

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Had a great trip out on the Deschutes with an extended family group- ages 7 to 70! Our guides were fantastic- fun, knowledgeable. Equipment and facilities were all excellent, definitely would use this company again.

1  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

My group went on the Deschutes River Full-Day. It was an amazing day packed with fun side adventures. Not only do you get to enjoy the rapids from the boat, but you also get to go down a natural waterslide and swim through rapids all...More

1  Thank annaZ7847EX
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July 26, 2018|
Response from roosepark | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm not sure how intense the White Salmon is but I've seen a lot of pictures from other travelers with young kids in their group (various rivers). Based on what I know, it shouldn't be too risky of an activity. I would... More
August 8, 2016|
Response from riverdrifters |
Yes we do have room for your group and your group can all go together on our Deschutes River trips. Please call for more info, I'm sorry about the message delay. Thanks!