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Classic 8-Mile Snake River Whitewater
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Is it the guide? Is it the river? Is it the experience? Here at Mad River, we believe it is all three. Whether you choose a relaxing scenic float or an exhilarating whitewater adventure, you'll find our entire crew prides themselves in providing the very best, most exciting river trip you can take in Jackson Hole. Come, take a trip with Mad River. We guarantee it will be one you remember for a lifetime.
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1255 S Hwy 89, Jackson, WY 83001-8513
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were a bit nervous because the extra spring run-off made the river extra high, and the weather was pretty chilly. But Mad River provides wet suits, booties, gloves, and wind-breaker jackets, (as well as helmets and PFD's) so we were well...More

1  Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great experience from the ladies at the desk to the driver to the boatman. Boone was our boatman and was very knowledgeable about the wildlife and the local area.

Thank kathyg940
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best experience with Mad River Boat Trips. Early June with cooler temps, we were provided wet suits to keep warm. Snake River running high & fast due to large snow melt off, so Mad River Crews were very thorough in their safety...More

Thank shchdo
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were on a trip to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. We stayed in Jackson and while we were there, we went to Mad River Boat Trips to do some White Water Rafting. My wife and I had never done white water...More

1  Thank Trip-Review01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even when booking the trip beforehand, I was impressed. The website and booking process was quite outstanding, we got a personalized, hand-written letter in the mail before our trip, and the staff was very friendly and thorough in prepping us for the trip. The actual...More

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got lucky with great weather for a 3 generation family white water rafting trip in the small boat. Ran some great rapids, rode the bull through one, had a swim in the middle. Our guide/skipper was informative and a great teacher.

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Thank cdalton500
Reviewed 1 week ago

My entire family has enjoyed Mad River, from 3 -80 years old. The only complaint was from my mother when she took the "scenic" she said it was too boring, then showed us all up by "riding the bull" (sitting on the nose of the...More

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Thank malcohome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had reservations for 2 however I was ill. My husband had a fantastic time and this was his first time rafting. He saw moose and bald eagles. The captain of the raft trip was Jessica who explained everything about the trip, the river and...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I and our 7 and 10 year old daughters took the 3 hour scenic float. there was a discount for booking online that brought the price down nicely. the float was good. not too much wildlife - the bald eagles were cool....More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations for 10:45am for a small raft. We got confirmation emails a couple days before with that time, even called the day before to confirm a few things. The day of the trip we got a call at 9:58am asking where we were...More

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MADRIVERJACKSONHOLE, General Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi emmaschaub, I'm really sorry that this was your experience. I took a look at your account and saw that you had originally booked online at the end of April. I did see a change made to your reservation on June 6th (when we switched...More

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I would like to schedule the class 8 mile snake river trip. How long should I plan for the trip. If it starts at 10AM, when can I expect to be back at my car and on the road? We are meeting a group in Yellowstone's Grant Village at 4:30 pm the same day and I want to make sure we can get there reasonably. Thanks.
8 June 2017|
Response from Patrick S | Reviewed this property |
You should probably call the raft company and ask about times. I think the rafting trip will take 4 hr by the time you get changed back into dry clothes, etc. it is probably 2 hrs to get from Jackson to Grant Village. Might... More
Henry C
I have read that there is a parasite in the river and it is dangerous to be in the water at this time. My husband and i are coming the second week in September and would like to take a rafting trip. Is it possible at this time to do so and are there various levels of rafting?
30 August 2016|
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Response from Shawn R | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't informed of any parasite in the river. The water moves very fast and is quite cold where we rafter, find it hard to believe that a Parasite could survive in those conditions. Ask Mad River, they would be happy to... More
Andrew H
An online website called CityDeals are offering vouchers for the Classic 8-mile rafting trip at $47. I'm from the UK and am wondering if this company and deal are for real as it will save me quite a bit of money if they are?
1 May 2016|
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Response from MADRIVERJACKSONHOLE | Property representative |
Hi Andrew, Thanks for your question! The Classic 8-mile rafting trip at $47 featured on CityDeals is legit.