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13-Mile Scenic Raft Trip on Jackson Hole’s Snake River

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Highlights
  • Scenic raft float along the Snake River near Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • See osprey, bald eagles, moose, deer and river otters as you travel along the river
  • Learn about the history and geology of the Snake River from your knowledgeable guide
  • Admire the beautiful rock formations along Snake River Canyon
  • Upgrade for a longer tour that includes snacks and views of the Grand Tetons
  • Hotel pickup provided
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Overview
On this relaxing rafting trip from Jackson Hole, drift down a scenic section of Wyoming’s wildlife-laden Snake River, where moose, deer, river otters and eagles can all be seen from your raft. Be sure to bring your camera to photograph any wildlife that appears on the banks, and also capture the stunning landscape extending out from the Tetons. For even greater views of the jagged mountains, upgrade to a longer trip with snacks that goes a little bit farther downstream. The upgrade trip allows you to raft the Snake River without even getting wet.
What to Expect
Snake River Wildlife Scenic Float: (3 hours) This rafting tour from Jackson Hole begins with a hotel pickup, where you’ll next travel for 25 miles (40 km) to the banks of Wyoming’s Snake River. You’ll board your comfortable, 10-person raft at the area around Pritchard Creek, before floating past bald eagle nesting areas and banks that house foraging wildlife. As your guide discusses the Teton’s geology, scan the landscape for moose and deer that could suddenly appear on the banks, and watch out for splashes of river otters that swim around in the shallows.
You’ll also see stunning rock formations, which silently rise from the alpine landscape as they have for thousands of years. This scenic Snake River wildlife float concludes before noon when you’re dropped in Jackson after a beautiful morning outdoors. 
Snake River Wildlife and Grand Teton Scenic Float: (3.5 hours)This tour begins when you’re picked up from your Jackson Hole hotel, where you’ll then drive to Wyoming’s Snake River for a 13-mile (21-km) journey downstream. This section of river in the Gros Ventre mountain range is surrounded by stunning terrain, as it’s sandwiched between Bridger Teton National Forest and Grand Teton National Park. 
As your guide discusses the area’s geology and fascinating cultural history, scan the riverbank for moose and deer that could suddenly appear on shore. Grab the binoculars provided by your guide to search the treetops for osprey, which could even make a dramatic appearance and dive in the river for food. 
Depending upon the time of your tour, you’ll enjoy a breakfast of delicious baked goods or a filling lunch by the river, before the 3.5-hour tour comes to an end with a ride to your Jackson hotel.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the slow float last Sunday with Karen as our guide. She was great! Kept us safe and entertained the entire two hours. She was so knowledgeable about the area and the river and genuinely seemed excited to share. We didn’t see any large...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Paula S
DaveHansenWW, General Manager at Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for sharing Paula. We hope to see you on the river again!

Reviewed 9 February 2019

I took the 16 Mile Continuous Combo Trip with my 9 year old son and 11 year old daughter last July and we had a great trip. Everyone at Dave hansen was wonderful. We used the wet suits as we started early in the morning...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Randy G
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Our local Senior Center took a scenic float with Dave Hansen and we had an excellent time! The guides were all very friendly and knowledgeable, sharing new information with all of us. Many of the Seniors remarked at how much they enjoyed the trip and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank hannah_hall531
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We took the 13 mile float trip. It was a beautiful day. We left at 10:00 a.m. and returned at about 1:30 p.m. The trip was long and boring at times. We didn't see any animals but did see a couple of eagles and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank brewer888
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We wanted to see the Snake River from the inside - we had a beautiful sunny day to do this. Our guide, Sandy was very knowledgeable and shared lots of information along the leisurely ride. No one got wet & saw at least a dozen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DaveHansenWW, Director of Sales at Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We are so happy you had a great trip with beautiful weather with Sandy. Come see us again!

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You have to go to Dave Hansen’s retail store and then they transport you up river to where the raft gets dropped in to the river
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