Why Choose Idaho Adventures?

  • Family owned and operated with warm friendly western hospitality.
  • Fun, experienced, safety conscious guides that will make you want to keep coming back.
  • Delicious, healthy and well thought out meals served riverside.
  • Incredible testimonials
  • We’ll not only take you safely down the river, but we share canyon history, hike, play river and beach games, fish for cutthroat, bass, sturgeon and seasonal steelhead.
  • Lots of laughs, fun and great river memories!

Comfort and Safety: We expect your experience with Idaho Adventures to exceed all expectations from your first contact to your final departure. The river provides opportunities to leave the fast paced life behind, experience the pristine wilderness first hand and to make lifelong friendships. Our guides are trained to pay attention to detail and to always see that safety and the needs of our valued guests are given top priority. We provide high quality equipment, sierra design double door tents, chairs, sleeping pads, freshly laundered sleeping bags and pillows.

Guides: Idaho Adventures has proudly been serving guests since 1972, and we realize that our guides are a vital part in providing an exceptional river experience. Kristin and I with the help of our guides are here to insure you have the trip of a lifetime. Our highly trained guides are certified, friendly and professional and have great knowledge of our area, its history and the river. Idaho Adventure guides, most of who are from the Salmon area, are uniquely comfortable on the Salmon River which provides a higher level of safety and a peace of mind for our guests when floating the back country.

Go Green: Idaho Adventures cares about our environment and we are committed to river conservation and practice “leave no trace” principals on all of our rafting trips. We proudly support Idaho Rivers United, Trout Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, The Natural Resource Foundation and our local non-profits, Salmon Valley Stewardship and Lemhi Regional Land Trust. We strive to support our local community and buy local produce, dairy, beef, bakery items, and award winning Idaho wines.

Convenience: Idaho Adventures is located in downtown Salmon on Main Street and is conveniently located close to several nearby hotels. Free shuttle services are available for our guests who need to be picked up at their selected hotel or campground. Idaho Adventures also offers free parking while out rafting with us.

Activities: Idaho Adventures loves what we do! We enjoy going to work every day knowing our backyard is a very special place and we love to share this uniqueness with our friends (you). Whether it’s instructing fishing and casting lessons, taking nature hikes and pointing out details that are not obvious to most, exploring historic sites, beach games, local history or just plain relaxing fireside, our guides will help create lasting memories. We provide inflatable kayaks and stand up paddle boards for those who want to enjoy trying something new. Fishing equipment, spin or fly, is also available. Just let us know what you want to do on your trip!

Great Food Served Riverside: Our guides will dazzle you with their culinary talents riverside with Dutch ovens and fireside grilling. We take special care in our menu and use the freshest and healthiest ingredients available. This includes locally grown produce, local bakery items, specialty cheeses (when available), wonderful award winning Idaho wines that are carefully paired with tasty hors d’ oeuvres and fabulous dinners. Mark will even treat you to some of his family’s smoked and processed wild game and fish for samplers with hors d’ oeuvres.

No Extra Charges. Need a wetsuit, or a splash jacket? We can provide everything you need to go rafting free of charge. No hidden expenses are passed on to our guests.

Incredible Guest Testimonials. Our trips are spectacular – but don’t take our word for it. Read what other people have to say about their experience with Idaho Adventures.

“We invite you to join us on one of our Idaho river adventures. Unplug from your daily life and reconnect with family and friends where the water runs clean, the air is pure and the mountains define the skyline. Authentic and genuine – warm, western hospitality is always the foundation of our service. We look forward to showing and sharing with you some of our favorite places in Idaho!” ~ Mark & Kristin Troy