Main Salmon River

Salmon River, Idaho

Main Salmon

Comments: We’ve teamed up with the Sawtooth Adventure Company to bring this incredible river to our returning and future guests. Explore 85 miles of scenic river in the largest unbroken wilderness in the lower 48. 100+ fun rapids, heaps of western history, huge white sand beaches and time spent in soaking in natural hot springs make this a trip to remember.

  • Class – III/IV
  • Days – 5 to 6 days
  • Length – 85 miles
  • # of Rapids – 100+
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Meets – Stanley, ID
  • Cost – $2095 to $2295.
  • Launch Dates – See Rocky Mountain River Tours

The Main Salmon offers a rich river experience including free-flowing Class III/IV whitewater that offers an adventure seekers delight during spring run-off and, later in the summer is great for any age and experience level. Flowing west across Idaho, the Main Salmon,”River of no return” has carved the second deepest canyon in North America and drains over 14,000 square miles of land. Huge sandy beaches perfect for camping and playing, beautiful mountain scenery, abundant wildlife, and a natural hot springs make this trip perfect for familes, the first timer or seasoned river runner.

Rates & Dates

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Full & Half Day Trips, Clinics and Courses

  • A deposit of 1/2 the trip total is due at time of reservation.
  • Balance is due and will be charged 48 hours prior to departure.
  • Cancellation/changes made 48 hours prior to departure are FREE!
  • Cancellation, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure receive no refund.
Please Note: NO REFUNDS for cancellations, in part or full, within 48 hours of departure.

International trips

  • Deposit due at time of reservation; Final payment due 45 days prior!
  • Cancellation 45 days prior to departure is free!
  • Cancellations within 45 days of departure receive NO REFUND.


RRA reserves the right to cancel any trip due to weather, insufficient bookings or any other circumstances beyond our control at anytime. RRA will make every effort to reschedule the date. Bookings that are unable to be rescheduled or are cancelled by RRA will receive a full refund.


Weather is part of the dynamic environment in which we operate. We may experience conditions that you do not consider ideal. If we determine that conditions are suitable for the activity you have booked and you instead wish to cancel/discontinue the trip, we will, whenever practical, end the trip at your request with no refund. If conditions are such that RRA deems it unwise to continue, we reserve the right to alter the itinerary, which may include, but may not be limited to, shortening of route or length of trip. We may also change venue or cancel the remainder of your trip. If, at time of cancellation, the trip is less than 1/2 complete, we will charge 50% of trip fee. If the trip is between 1/2 and completed, a full trip fee is charged.


Full and 1/2 Day Raft Trips: Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during trips. No refund will be given to those drinking alcohol or using drugs prior to a scheduled trip. Multi-Day Raft Trips: Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during time on the river. No refund will be given to those drinking alcohol or using drugs prior to river time. Alcohol may be consumed, in camp, on multi-day trips. Climbing/Canyoneering trips. Alcohol or drugs are not to be consumed before or during trips.