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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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Women's Weekend - Great teachers

Ryan & Asa were so kind & helpful at Women's Weekend at Camp 4 Echoes. Several of my friends went... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
jane850
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Spokane, Washington
Family fun and great guieds

The very best of "glamping"- The guides are all so knowledgeable and fun. Highly recommended the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Brett L
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Eugene, 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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“lochsa river” (13 reviews)
“rafting trip” (19 reviews)
“clark fork” (14 reviews)
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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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"lochsa river"
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"rafting trip"
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"clark fork"
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"great trip"
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"snake river"
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"recommend this trip"
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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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"inflatable kayaks"
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"fly fish"
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"an excellent guide"
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"hells canyon"
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"beautiful river"
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Ryan & Asa were so kind & helpful at Women's Weekend at Camp 4 Echoes. Several of my friends went on a kayaking tour and they were thrilled with the training and caring attitude of the guides. I took a stand up paddle board class...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The very best of "glamping"- The guides are all so knowledgeable and fun. Highly recommended the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Our family of 6 had a blast- if possible get on a paddle raft and get your family closer than ever when you...More

Thank Brett L
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your adventure, and that you've decided to join us on the Rogue! What a great choice for the family. Yes, one of our international trips, like the Galapagos, should be the perfect next step in your experience!

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This trip was fantastic. There were 10 kids aged 8-15, 10 adults, 5 guides and one "jester". They called Lily a jester but I think a better title would be summer camp counselor. She played games, sang songs, made sure all the kids drank enough...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Our family just finished a 4 night / 5 day (August 20-24) rafting trip down the Lower Salmon River in Idaho and it was absolutely awesome. It was a designated "family trip" which meant they designed it specifically for families with kids. And it could...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Birthday treat from sister to learn how to fly fish. Two days of river and float trout fishing on the St. Joe River. Our fishing guide , Greg, was excellent. My sister worked with the staff, Ryan and Rachel to make sure our food was...More

Thank Gillian B
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Great to hear that everything went well! The St. Joe is a beautiful river and I'm glad we were able to share in your experience. Getting some fish along the way doesn't hurt either! Hope you'll join us again soon.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Family Magic Trip down the lower Salmon River in August was AMAZING! The guides were awesome! So knowledgeable, funny, and resourceful. The food was better than most restaurants and my kids loved it (as did I)! The River Jester (Lily) was such a sweet...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My wife, three boys (16, 13 and 10) and I did the 1 day whitewater rafting trip in Montana about 2 hours from the Coure D'alene resort. This was our first time Whitewater Rafting and we had a blast as a family. Our guides, Sandy...More

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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

So glad your family had a good time! Those are great ages to get the kids started and give them an appreciation for the river. Our Clark Fork trip often serves as a perfect introduction to whitewater rafting and we strive to make it family...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We did the Salmon River 5-day white water rafting trip. It was amazing! The river is lots of fun, with frequent rapids. The water is cold, but actually quite a relief to jump in given how warm and sunny the weather is. Everything is done...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We were a family of five, two teenagers plus me, the grandma, 78. I had a little trepidation about the whole thing, but because of an excellent guide, Katy, it was super fun, and I had as much fun as anyone. It was obvious she...More

Thank CaliforniaDede
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for the kind words. While we aim to make our trips an exciting rafting adventure, we feel it is also important to share our knowledge of the river's history with our guests. Our goal is to share in your overall experience and, hopefully,...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great fun on the Clark Fork River. The staff at ROW was professional yet fun. Loved our guide, Jonas! They served a delicious , healthy lunch .

Thank Deborah E
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Peter G, Owner at ROW Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Our Clark Fork trip has a way of working up your appetite; glad we could provide some good food along the way! We hope to see you again soon.

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canuck599
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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
13 August 2015|
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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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