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Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Stanley, ID, ID 83278
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Trip of a lifetime

This was a reunion trip for several of my high school classmates. We all turned 60 this year. It... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Beverly L
Camdenton, Missouri
Far and Away Adventures

We rafted the Middle Fork of the Salmon with Far and Away Adventures July 18-24, 2016. We had 11 in... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Seattle, WA
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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 1 August 2016

This was a reunion trip for several of my high school classmates. We all turned 60 this year. It was fabulous. Food was tailored to needs (i.e. gluten-free etc). Guides were outstanding. Scenery and activities cannot be described in words alone. Personally, I'm less than...More

2  Thank Beverly L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We rafted the Middle Fork of the Salmon with Far and Away Adventures July 18-24, 2016. We had 11 in our group of friends, and there were 11 others from Seattle who turned out to have friends in common with us. The age range was...More

Thank JulieHSeattle_WA
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Middle Fork River Expeditions (MFRE), owned by James Ellsworth, was incredible. I have run several rivers with friends who are guides, and I cannot speak highly enough of the caliber of guides working for MFRE. They were professional, fun, SAFE, personable, mature and just damn...More

2  Thank brentjames99
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I did this trip 2 yrs ago & just when I didn’t think it could get better, they stepped their game up w/the new menu & the ability to fish off the back of the paddle boats put the icing on the cake for me....More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We had a mixed crew, ages 16 to 70, on the Middle Fork this summer, and had the time of our lives. I have run a number of rivers with a variety of outfitters, and MFRE was hands down the best I have ever seen,...More

Thank dandlbaca
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were looking for a different trip to celebrate our daughter's graduation from high school and our son's from middle school. My husband and I had done the Middle Fork back in '91 when we graduated from college. We decided this would be the perfect...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

To celebrate my husband's 80th birthday we, together with 15 family members, went down the beautiful, exciting (yet strangely relaxing) middle fork of the Salmon River. Our group ranged from our 9 year old grandson to our 86 year old brother....and we all had a...More

Thank roberta h
Reviewed 8 July 2016

A trip down the Middle Fork makes you feel like a child again, when the world is big and the days are endless and there is excitement around every turn. And I am over 70! The people at Middle Fork River Tours treat the passengers...More

1  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

If you are a kayaker, this should be on your lifetime bucket list. An amazing paddle, spectacular scenery and isolation in the largest wilderness area in the lower 48. Northwest Rafting does it right with great equipment, capable, fun loving competent guides, great food, and...More

1  Thank Paddlehead1
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a great experience. We went with NWRC and the trip was wonderful. Terrific guides and overall a top notch river experience. Highly recommend this trip.

1  Thank FleishTrav
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7 March 2016|
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Response from TpcamATL |
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.
24 April 2015|
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
9 January 2015|
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Response from middlefork | Property representative |
Hi, My name is James and I own Middle Fork River Expeditions so I am biased in my opinion. We are mostly sold out for July 2015, but still have space in June and August if interested. If you want a list of all outfitters... More