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ROW Adventure Center

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202 E Sherman Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2725
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Fun time on the Clark Fork River

Enjoyed this guided tour down the Clark Fork River in Montana. Drove from Coeur d'Arlene to... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Misha L
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An amazing day trip

The Row Adventure Guides were amazing...positive, upbeat and doing everything they can to make sure... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Kristin K
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Halfway, Oregon
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The ROW Adventure Center is the leader in outdoor activities in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene and the surrounding area. From whitewater rafting the Spokane River to lake kayaking the Coeur d'Alene...ROW Adventure Center has the activity for you! Since 1979, RAC's parent company, ROW Adventures, has delivered unique, innovative adventure travel tours worldwide. During this time ROW has have served over 200,000 guests from sea kayaking in the Galapagos Islands to whitewater rafting in the Northwest. ROW has been named annually by National Geographic as one of the "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth"...and we are right in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho! The ROW Adventure Center was an idea of the founders, Peter Grubb and Betsy Bowen, for many years. "We wanted to bring our years of experience in adventure travel home!" explains Peter. The ROW Adventure Center now operates all of the local activities in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene for ROW Adventures. We offer both guided and and self-guided whitewater rafting, lake kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, biking, and fly fishing trips, equipment rentals, and guided walking food, wine and history tours of Spokane and Couer d'Alene.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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202 E Sherman Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2725
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"white water rafting"
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"middle fork of the salmon river"
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"lower salmon"
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"class rapids"
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"fly fish"
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this guided tour down the Clark Fork River in Montana. Drove from Coeur d'Arlene to Superior, MT in the early morning. It was a beautiful drive with stunning views. Road construction in the mountains slowed us up, so plan extra time if coming from...More

Thank Misha L
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to give such a kind review! The Clark Fork is relatively mild, yes, but still a beautiful river; we're glad you enjoyed your overall experience with us :)

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Row Adventure Guides were amazing...positive, upbeat and doing everything they can to make sure we are enjoying ourselves and we have everything we need for safety. Katie, Katey, Miles and (argh I've forgotten his name, but super cool dude!) are the best river guides...More

Thank Kristin K
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thank you, Kristin, for the kind review! So glad we were able to play a memorable part in your time in Coeur d'Alene!

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

I'm going to break this review into several parts: The guides, the river and canyon, and the rest. First, the guides were awesome. We were 14 guests and they were 5 crew. Between the 5 of them they had over 70 years of river guiding...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The staff was amazing, Miles and Kylie were fantastic leaders who were VERY enjoyable to be around. This was such a great trip. Everyone enjoyed it and had a safe great time! I would recommend this trip to anyone even if you have never been...More

Thank Nick M
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with us on the river! We hope you'll join us again sometime in the future :)

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

My girlfriends and I were in CDA for a girls weekend and came into Row Adventures to get towels and rent a paddle board. We purchased 3 towels and got the paddle board with no issues. When we got to the beach, not far from...More

Thank Dawn C
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Hi Dawn, I'm so sorry to hear that you weren't happy with your experience with us. It is always our goal to provide customers with the best possible service and experience. I apologize if our staff came across as rude, or seemed to construe that...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Tea Tefft thoroughly enjoyed the Clark Fork River trip on July 17. From the beginning the Adventure staff were welcoming, kind, cheerful, fun, highly skilled and professional. The exhilarating class II and III rapids, jumping rock, floating experience, delicious lunch and beauty of the river...More

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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

We are thrilled to hear you so enjoyed your experience with us! Mark is certainly a great personality to have with you on the river :) Maybe we'll see you all out on the river again in the future!

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

GREAT Experience - Very FUN -- a little cool, and the ROW crews did everything to make the guest comfortable. Additionally, the very best, by far mid-day lunch served by the ROW crew. The rapids were more than hoped for. The only one "overboard" was...More

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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

Thanks Dave for taking the time to write! While the rapids are great, lunch may be one of our favorite parts as well! :) Happy to hear you enjoyed your time on the Clark Fork.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Not sure where to review my recent trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon, so I'm putting comments here! These guys are the best. A bunch of us from Australia came to raft the river, not sure what to expect. We had a blast...More

Thank Camfresh
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

We love seeing comments like this and knowing you were so positively impacted by your time on the water! Thrilled to hear we could make your time in this part of the world one to remember :)

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We recently did ROW's 5-day, 4-night self-guided bike trip. It was lots of fun, great cycling, wonderful accommodations all the way through, and prompt transfer of luggage. Thanks to Jennifer for arranging everything, Ryan for his help, and Erica and Galen, our guides for the...More

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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip. Your positive experience means the world to us, so thank you for the kind words! Happy to hear you made lots of wonderful memories in this beautiful area :)

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

The guides were professional, safety conscious, energetic and had a real spirit to serve. The scenery was unparalleled. The family time together without technology was priceless. The food was terrific. This was money VERY WELL SPENT. Our 9 year old said it was the "best...More

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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review! We're thrilled to hear you so enjoyed every aspect of your trip...what a great way to spend the fourth, out on the water together! Especially wonderful to hear your 9 year old loved...More

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Response from BuzzieFamily | Reviewed this property |
Hi We did Family Magic on the Salmon. There were 8-year-olds along, but our 13-year-old son also really enjoyed the trip. Hayden is about 2.5 hours by car north of Lewiston, which is where the trip starts. HIGHLY... More
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Cindy H
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Response from BradROW | Property representative |
Hello! It depends on which river you'd like to go rafting on. We offer trips on the Clark Fork, Spokane, Lochsa, Clearwater, Selway, St. Joe and Moyie Rivers. You can learn more about the rivers and trips we offer on our... More
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