idaho whitewater rafting

5 of the Best Companies for Idaho Whitewater Rafting

The Salmon River is one of the many aspects of our stunning landscape that make it special. Rushing rapids combine with calm waters to make this one of the best places to go Idaho whitewater rafting. Hop on your raft to seek some thrills and indulge in gorgeous scenery on your way down the river!

Do you want to know about all the other fun activities like Idaho whitewater rafting? Take a look at our complimentary Adventure Guide! We know that planning a trip can be challenging, so we created our free guide to save you from hours of research. In it, you’ll find:

  • Outdoor recreation for all skill levels
  • Seasonal activities for adventure enthusiasts
  • Festivals and attractions you don’t want to miss
  • Redfish Lake Lodge exclusives

5 of the Best Companies for Idaho Whitewater Rafting

1. Middle Fork River Expeditions

Middle Fork River Expeditions has been offering their popular 6-day whitewater rafting adventures since 1953. Choose your boat based on comfort level, then let this company do the rest. Their knowledgeable, fully-trained guides will teach you what you need to know about Idaho whitewater rafting and provide you with everything you need for the perfect trip. Let them take care of meals, lodging, and all the activities you’ll do on your way down the river! All you have to bring with you is your personal items and sense of adventure.

2. White Cloud Rafting Adventures

Float down the Salmon River with White Cloud Rafting Adventures. You have the choice of half day or full day excursions that are categorized by the level of challenge. Each trip comes complete with a knowledgeable guide that will teach you everything you need to know about rafting and the area around you. Enjoy gorgeous views of the Sawtooth mountains as you rush down the Salmon River.

3. The River Company

The River Company offers both half and full day Idaho whitewater rafting trips. Whether you consider yourself a beginner or expert, we know they will have a trip for you. Bring the whole family along on a rafting excursion complete with lunch or opt for a more challenging Class 4 rapids trip. Whichever you choose, you’ll know you are in good hands!

4. White Otter Outdoor Adventures

White Otter Outdoor Adventures specializes in Idaho whitewater rafting trips for families and groups. Visitors love using this company because their headquarters are located right on the river; you don’t have to travel to the put-in site after getting your gear. We recommend indulging in the Exclusive Day Trip. In the morning, your guide will drive to your front door and pick you up for the day’s exploration, then you can fully customize your trip!

5. Sawtooth Adventure Company

With 6 thrilling excursions to choose from, you’ll find the perfect Idaho whitewater rafting trip with the Sawtooth Adventure Company. Whether you are traveling with kids or a group of adults, they have the perfect excursion for you. They even have a rafting and kayaking combos for those looking to boost their adrenaline!

Stay at Triangle C Cabins


Use Triangle C Cabins as a home base during your Idaho whitewater rafting excursions! Our selection of cozy accommodations have been designed to be your rendezvous before your outdoor adventures. Make your reservation, then add our White Water Raft Adventure Bundle to complete your trip. We look forward to seeing you!