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Middle Fork of the Salmon River

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Weekend Trip

Spent the weekend there when came up for a family funeral. They were very accommodating for almost... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glenwood, Utah
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Amazing Adventure with MFWO

Our trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with MFWO this summer was an adventure of a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pocatello, Idaho
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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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1901 Main Street, Salmon, ID, ID 83467
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the weekend there when came up for a family funeral. They were very accommodating for almost 30 of us and were very good to help us with any thing we needed. The full help yourself breakfast was very good. The river is very picturesque...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with MFWO this summer was an adventure of a lifetime - just like they promised! We floated mid-July and the rapids were exciting and the water was warm enough to enjoy a swim here and...More

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WillisM44, Owner at Middle Fork of the Salmon River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Denise, we really enjoyed sharing the magic of the Middle Fork with you and your family...until next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from a week on this river, and although we understand that 10,000 people course through here every summer, it was still idyllic, peaceful and oh so fun. Got plenty of splash, scenery and hiking in--we traveled with Mackay River Guides, and the...More

Thank Deebodina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my two boys on an incredible journey across Idaho via the Main Stem of the Salmon River with Middle Fork River Expeditions - MFRE. I can't say enough about what an amazing experience this was for all of us. I was a little...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I have done a number of trips with Northwest Rafting Company, including both Class III and Class IV rowing schools. I can't recommend them highly enough! I just rowed the Middle Fork Salmon River in my own cataraft and had another terrific time. Last year,...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We just returned from six fabulous days on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and had a spectacular time! Northwest Rafting guides are very skilled at navigating the river, teaching about the natural and cultural history, and most of all encouraging us to have...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

This was a 75th birthday present I gave to myself and the whole experience was life changing and amazing. Jamie was a fantastic team leader and really watched over our safety every minute. I needed help up some of the trails and he was there...More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Wilderness and water but especially the rocks rocked my world. The food was spectacular (and i'm a veggie) and the guides were world class. Loved it; even the day in the rain did not dampen our enthusiasm.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This was an experience of a lifetime that I'll take again, and I'm not an outdoorsy person. A bunch of middle aged college friends (KSig & friends) and families have created a reunion on the river every 2 years with Middle Fork River Expeditions. This...More

Thank Shane R
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Been back in civilization for a week and missing the experience of the river. What an amazing father, daughter experience that we keep on talking about. From the natural beauty of the trip, the amazing and entertaining guides to just the ability to disconnect was...More

Thank mark c
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8 January 2018|
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Response from James E | 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
8 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