Jackson Hole Wyoming - Top River Rafting Destinations

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Top River Rafting Destinations

There are many awesome rivers in the west providing opportunities for rafting adventures for the whole family or for the experienced river runner.

There are many awesome rivers in the west providing opportunities for rafting adventures for the whole family or for the experienced river runner. Take a look at each location below for information on rivers in the area.

California
Lake Tahoe, California: Raft the white water of the Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced Rivers.

Colorado
Crested Butte, Colorado: The Gunnison River offers a variety of exciting rapids, ranging from class I to IV.

Steamboat, Colorado: The Colorado River, outside of Steamboat Springs, is great for exciting half and full day whitewater excursions. The Yampa and Eagle Rivers also provide fun rafting opportunities.

Summit County, Colorado: Many rafting opportunities are available in the Keystone and Breckenridge areas of Summit County. Take your pick from a scenic flat water float trip or a wild and wet white water ride.

Telluride, Colorado: San Miguel River is a fun day trip for anyone visiting Telluride during the summer months. Just a short drive from Telluride, it offers fun scenic and whitewater rafting.

Winter Park, Colorado: The Colorado, Arkansas and North Platte Rivers are all close to Winter Park and offer a variety of rapids for rafting enthusiasts.

Vail, Colorado: Local river rafting outfitters run half and full day trips on the nearby Eagle and Colorado Rivers.

Idaho
McCall, Idaho: The Payette, Salmon and Snake Rivers all run through canyons close to McCall, Idaho, offering thrilling white water adventures.

Sun Valley, Idaho: The Salmon and Snake Rivers near Sun Valley, Idaho offer a wide range of rafting adventures. Scenic and whitewater trips are available for all ages and a great vacation idea for the whole family.

Montana
Bozeman, Montana: Whitewater rafting and scenic float trips are available on the Yellowstone River in the Bozeman area.

Missoula, Montana: There are many rivers to choose from in Missoula: The Blackfoot River offers mellow but fun waters with class I-II rapids; The Clark Fork has class I-III rapids; The Flathead River boasts consistent class III rapids; The Lochsa River has exciting class III and IV rapids.

Oregon
Bend, Oregon: Raft the Deschutes River on a half day, full day or multi-day trip. Great for families.

Utah
Park City, Utah: Rafting trips are offered on the Weber and Provo Rivers near Park City, Utah. Have fun on class II-III rapids on the Weber and class I-II on the Provo.

Moab, Utah: Half day to full day to multi-day trips offer a variety of whitewater and scenic sections along the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Also check out an exciting trip through Westwater Canyon.

Wyoming
Jackson, Wyoming: Two sections of the Snake River, a scenic flat water section and a thrilling white water section, provide adventures for families or avid rafters.

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