Owyhee River

Owyhee River Rafting Canyonlands Wilderness

4 Day Owyhee "Canyonlands" Wilderness Trip

Our journey into this region introduces us to a bizarre landscape of lava flows, and cliffs of both sandstone and granite found side by side. Our Lower Owyhee river trip offers spectacular scenery, good whitewater, and the chance to visit a rarely seen part of the United States. The Owyhee boasts a multitude of wildflowers and exotic birds living among the numerous hot springs and awe-inspiring cliffs rising more than 1,500 feet above the river.



Whitewater Rafting Duration
Duration

4 or 5 Day Raft Trips

Whitewater Rafting Rating
Whitewater Rating

NA

Whitewater Rafting Price
Price

4 Day ... $1049 5 Day ... $1195 / Per Person


Whats Included

Whitewater rafting in the lower Owyhee Canyonlands Wilderness is an exciting river trip that keeps a fun pace throughout, great for the adventurous spirit and even families with kids 12 years or older.
Spectacular Views of this high dessert landscape that will remind you of the old west. This sedimentary canyon will amaze you with it's unique beauty and rugged terrain. It is rare to encounter more than one or two other parties on these spring trips. Lupine, Indian Paintbrush, and other wild flowers abound. Prairie falcons, eagles, and other raptors soar overhead. Bighorn sheep and pronghorn antelope may be seen scrambling over the rocky talus slopes.
Hiking opportunities abound everywhere you look, with great overlooks and side canyons full of high dessert flora and fauna.
Hot Springs - During the trip we visit several wonderful hot springs where we try to spend a night. Camps are set on sand beaches where you will gaze at dramatic geologic formations, some of which are similar to the Dakota badlands. There are plenty of hiking possibilities and plenty of camp time for relaxing, photography, and bird watching. The take out at Birch Creek or Leslie Gulch depending on river conditions.


  • Where to meet

    A nights lodging before your trip is included at one of the fine Boise Airport motels. You will meet your guides and receive your personal dry bag and large camp bag with sleeping bag and pillow at the pre-trip orientation at the motel at 8:00pm. You will be transported to the launch site at Rome early the next morning and back to Boise at the conclusion around 6:00pm.

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Itenerary

DAY 1 » Our put-in is near the town of Rome, Oregon a orientation at the river's edge on safety will take place while your personal gear is loaded on the boats. At about 4:30pm "river time" camp will be waiting after you have had several miles of river fun. Your tent will be ready and your sleeping pad inflated when you arrive. Enjoy Hors d'oeuvres about an hour before the main dinner course is served. A campfire after dinner and an astronomy lesson are the perfect bedtime rituals.
DAY 2 » Our morning spread will be out at 6:00am that will include coffee, tea, coco and all your favorite fixins, breakfast is served around 7:30am. Pack up your personal gear while the guides make the kitchen disappear back into the boat. Enjoy a leisurely morning at camp, playing with the kids, going fishing or soaking up a book from our river library. At about 9:30am, the boats depart for a day of fun on the river. Learn about more historical sites, the geography of the river. Enjoy another gourmet lunch, go hiking or play a game of frisbee or just relax. The afternoon whitewater is full of excitement with class III to IV rapids around every bend.
Day 3, 4, 5 » During the trip we visit several wonderful hot springs where we try to spend a night. Camps are set on sand beaches where you will gaze at dramatic geologic formations, some of which are similar to the Dakota badlands. There are plenty of hiking possibilities and plenty of camp time for relaxing, photography, and bird watching. The take out at Birch Creek or Leslie Gulch depending on river conditions.

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