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Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Stanley, ID, ID 83278
8008015146
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6 days on the Middle Fork of the Salmon

Middle Fork River Expeditions was the best!! A-Z, we were taken care of with the highest level of... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Frank L
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MFRE

Fantastic journey with fantastic guides. Loved every minute of it. MFRE's passion for wilderness... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
dsquared2014
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The 105-mile stretch of the Salmon River cuts through a highly inaccessible and untamed part of Idaho's rugged countryside.
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Middle Fork River Expeditions was the best!! A-Z, we were taken care of with the highest level of service. Every guide took time to get to know us and make sure we were having a great time. I highly recommend James And his staff at...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Fantastic journey with fantastic guides. Loved every minute of it. MFRE's passion for wilderness, water, and good food made the 6 days with our family a very special experience.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you are looking for amazing adventures, thrilling rides through white water and being totally pampered all at once, this is your opportunity. We had a blast and will certainly return to experience it again with this fine company. They go above and beyond and...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

After retiring in 2011, my wife and I set out to travel the world and seek out new adventures. We had never white water rafted before so we looked for the best place to go and the best outfit. After much searching we found that...More

Thank Chuck W
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We spent six days on the Middle Fork of the Salmon with a very superior outfitter in MFRE. The guides were knowledgeable and professional. The side trips were outstanding. The food was terrific. Don't have one complaint. Even the fishing was very good. Can't wait...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

There are so many reasons to use MRFE for your rafting adventure. If you're planning a Middle Fork trip, they are the most experienced. There's the unbelievable food, the special swimming holes, the river history, the amazing guides. Planning another trip here next year. They're...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Finished a 6 day trip in June with my 15 year old daughter. I've been rafting all over the world and MFRE delivered a fantastic and memory filled experience! MFRE designed a trip that was a wonderful mix of: exciting rafting, interesting side hikes, incredible...More

Thank Ed D
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JamesEllsworth, Owner at Middle Fork of the Salmon River, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thanks Ed for the review. Hope you had a safe travel home and we hope to see you again. Have a wonderful rest of your summer.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

A group of 8 of us had planned this multi-day raft trip for a while; during the interim our original raft company was sold and became Adventure Idaho. We were assured that our original agreement and amenities would be honored. Upfront, the guides were very...More

1  Thank Tante1332
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JamesEllsworth, associate at Middle Fork of the Salmon River, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

there is no such company with the name Adventure Idaho. Could it be another name?

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Our trip was amazing- and our guides were fabulous. I thought we might be bored after a couple of days - but that was not the case at all. We were with a group of people who we didn't know well, but the river and...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Third float down the Middle Fork with MFRE. All the guides are very experienced with impressive knowledge of the Middle Fork as well as fishing, the nature along the journey and great in the kitchen. Two new guides (to me) on this trip: Bev and...More

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12thompsons
8 January 2018|
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Response from JamesEllsworth | Property representative |
Hello! The Middle Fork is perfect for kids starting in late June/early July and going thru end of Aug, usually when the kids have to return to school. it is mostly class III rapids by then so nothing too big like in early... More
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decoydonna
7 March 2016|
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We took this trip in August and found it difficult to fall asleep before midnight. The rock walls absorb daytime solar energy and radiates heat well into the night.
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bobg5011
24 April 2015|
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Response from Danilo B | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us in regards to our river trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon. It is a perfect trip for multi generation families. In late Aug , the water levels are low which makes it for an easy ride with lots of... More
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