Rafting Idaho's Salmon River

Shuttle for Salmon River Idaho Rafting

Stop whatever you're doing right now and reflect on your average day. It probably looks similar to your neighbor's average day, and your friend's average day, and it probably looks a lot like your coworker's average day. We all get-up, we all eat, we all get dressed, we all go to work and school and the store, we all spend our day surrounded by brick buildings and concrete sidewalks and big black roads that suffocate the earth. If you see more man-made gray and black in your average day than natural green and earthy brown, you know it's time to go out and get reacquainted with nature. But what's the best way to do that? Some might suggest a leisurely walk in the park, or a stop at the river to dip your toes in the lazily drifting water. That would get the job done, certainly--but if you want to get truly reconnected with nature, you have to be part of nature, and there's no better way to do that than with a rafting adventure.

"The River of No Return"

Idaho's Salmon River is famously known as "The River of No Return," and, paradoxically, this dangerous and daunting title only encourages us to raft it. The River of No Return is a region between the towns of Salmon and Riggins, a stretch of wild and fearsome river--and you can bet that you won't be interrupted by freeway noise or backfiring cars, because here, there aren't any roads. This part of the Salmon River drifts--or perhaps gallops, bucks, leaps, jumps, and sprays--through a five-thousand-foot deep, two-hundred-mile long canyon. Truly, the River of No Return is a promising adventure and a great way to get back in touch with your natural side.

Catch a Shuttle for Salmon River Rafting

Jump on our premiere shuttles and head to the River of No Return. Why? Here's a quick look!

  • Natural beauty. One of the biggest draws of the Salmon River is its natural, untamed, unaltered beauty. It is one of the last mountain rivers on the continent not to be interrupted by a dam--which means you won't be seeing any unnatural gray or black--and that means that all of the local wildlife, including elk, bald eagles, and black bears, are always coming down for a drink of the wild water.
  • Adventure. Many people come to the Salmon seeking adventure, but every person brings their own expectations. The River of No Return is uniquely capable of fulfilling all of those expectations and more. The river allows wild rafting for the more adventurous, scenic views for the horizon-gazers, wildlife for the animal lovers, and calm waters for the swimmers and the dip-your-toes-in-the-water folks. There's something for everyone.
  • Stories. The River of No Return, like most forces of nature, has a thousand stories to tell--but the true power of the river is that a new story is made every day, by people like you. While your rafting guide tells you the tales of the past, you can be forging your own tale, adding to the legacy of the Salmon, and reconnecting with nature all at once. Come on down to the River of No Return--you'll be glad you did.

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