Best Rafting in Idaho

Looking for the best rafting in Idaho? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Idaho. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

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  • Explore the South Fork of the Boise River

    In just over an hour, you can leave downtown Boise and arrive above Arrowrock Reservoir in a location so unique that you won't believe you're still in Idaho. The South Fork of the Boise River provides excitement for campers, wildlife lovers, and o...

  • Raft the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

    If you're looking for an all-around start-to-finish epic adventure, rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River arguably checks off more boxes than any other trip in the world. This adventure of a lifetime can be enjoyed two different ways: privat...

    100 miles -3294 ft gain

  • Whitewater Raft the Main Salmon River

    The section of the Salmon River between Corn Creek and Carey Creek, known as the "Main" among boaters, flows through the second deepest canyon on the continent (only Hells Canyon is deeper).  The Main is one of the best all around river trips in t...

    80 miles -1000 ft gain

  • Whitewater Raft the Selway River

    The Selway is one of the original eight Wild and Scenic Rivers designated in 1968.  This section of water is run by both private boaters as well as commercial outfitters, and is regulated by a strict permit system that only allows one group to lau...

    47 miles -1128 ft gain

  • Raft Down the Salmon River

    There’s a very good reason why Idaho has been dubbed “The Whitewater State.” Stanley is located on the banks of headwaters from the famous Salmon River, and is a starting point for world-class rafting adventures that draws people from around the w...