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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Billy was great! The scenic trip was peaceful and great for the early morning. Billy was very knowledgeable about many river trips. If you have younger children this is the trip for you. If you are looking for 4’s and 5’s not so much but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a terrific time on the Dave Hansen river float trip down the Snake River in Jackson, Wyoming. Our experienced Guide and oar woman MacKenzie kept us up to date on what’s going on on the river as well as keeping a keen eye out...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Pat551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shout out to Sam our guide on the river this week. She was smart, fun and made it a cool trip. The trip was well organized. Catered for my GF allergy. Above all everything went on schedule.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our rafting experience on the Snake River. Crew was very professional and shared lots of information about the area and the creatures who inhabit it. Thank you, Jack, for such a great time!

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed 8 June 2019

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
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DaveHansenWW, General Manager at Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2019

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