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Idaho River Journeys

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44 Wagon Wheel Rd, Salmon, ID 83467-5268
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Wonderful experience for all ages, 10 to 81

My wife, two children (10 and 12), and parents, aged 77 and 81, took the trip down the Middle Fork... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
alexdracobly
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Eugene, Oregon
Amazing vacation with Idaho River Journey

Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with Idaho River Journey was the best vacation ever! It... read more

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For over 40 years we have specialized in running the best multi-day rafting trips in the West. On every trip, we strive to exceed our reputation for superior customer service, careful attention to detail, and a crew of exceptional guides. We are a small, family-run outfit that focuses on personal service and providing a first-class river vacation. The reputation we hold so dear matches the high reputations of the Middle Fork Salmon. We look forward to sharing the experience of a Middle Fork Salmon trip with you.
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44 Wagon Wheel Rd, Salmon, ID 83467-5268
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife, two children (10 and 12), and parents, aged 77 and 81, took the trip down the Middle Fork last summer. It was the trip of a lifetime: exciting for the kids, stunning scenery, and something my parents wouldn't have imagined doing at their...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We enjoy the company of all our adventurous guests, especially the "young at heart". We sure appreciate you sharing the details of what made your trip special. Great people are key and we are lucky to have guests who are just plain fun to be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with Idaho River Journey was the best vacation ever! It was exciting and a great adventure run by a group of guides that were very professional. At all times safety came first. The food was delicious and...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We agree, that there is nothing like waking up when you are sleeping outdoors to the smell of fresh brewed coffee! So glad you enjoyed the meals and thought so highly of our crew. A trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

I go on multiple river trips annually. This one was simply outstanding. All around excellent staff, service, food, float, fun. Couldn't recommend more.

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thanks Zach, this means a lot coming from someone who has run as many rivers as you have! All the best, Mary, Bob, and Skip for Idaho River Journeys.

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Great music around the fire. Lying on a cot under the stars. Drifting through the stunning canyon and through challenging and and raucous rapids. Such a terrific crew. Great cooks. Incredibly hard working. Passionate and knowledgeable about area highlights and history. Open and sharing. My...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

"Music, stars and raucous rapids", thank you for writing the details of what you enjoyed about your Middle Fork trip last summer. We sure appreciate the compliments about our staff, "passionate, knowledgeable, open, and sharing". We will pass these on to them as they are...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

I'll keep this simple. I am lucky that this was my third time down the Middle Fork. It is always an inspiring trip. But, going with IRJ is a notch above the best. The professionalism of the staff and the food are exceptional. We brought...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

We had a terrific time with you and your family on the river. So glad that you chose to boat with us! Our guides work hard to put on a great trip but their job is made easier with fun loving and active guests that...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

The Middle Fork of the Salmon is one of the best rivers in North America to paddle raft. If one does only one river by paddle raft, this is it! This river has 100 miles of moving water and white water with perhaps 100 named...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

It was our pleasure to guide you and your friends down Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon River. We are thrilled that you are coming back with friends and so looking forward to that trip. With great guests like you and a beautiful wilderness river...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Idaho River Journeys is a top notch outfitter from top to bottom... From the moment we arrived in Stanley until we departed Stanley every last detail of the trip was logistically flawless. Every staff member on our trip was an absolute pleasure... and boy can...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

We had a wonderful time with your group, it was great to be on the river with you and your friends for a June Middle Fork trip. Thank you for writing this review and for going boating with us - Mary, Bob, Skip and the...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

My first trip with Idaho River Journeys was awesome, my fourth trip and others in between have been just as good. The guides are first class and if you are fishing they are extremely helpful. The bottom line is the food, the wine tasting, the...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

It is our pleasure to welcome you back each September for a fun fly fishing trip on Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon. So nice to hear that besides the fishing you also like the wine tasting evening, the scenery, and the Idaho River Journeys'...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

As a small business owner I know how challenging managing a business can be. Idaho River Journeys is a professionally managed, efficient, ethical & friendly operation. They know what they are doing and I always experienced the highest level of care, safety and fun. Their...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

It was our pleasure to have you join us on Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon River. We appreciate reading the details about what you liked on the trip and thank you for writing such a terrific review. It's wonderful that you enjoyed hearing about...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

The 5 days we spent on the middle fork of the Salmon river were amazing. The outfitters at IdahoRiverJourneys were very professional and fun and led us through calm fishing waters, rapid fun waters, underwater snorkeling spots and canyon hikes. The food they prepared in...More

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Mary P, Manager at Idaho River Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

That's great that you had an amazing time on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. It was our pleasure to guide you and your family and we enjoyed every minute of your company. The Idaho River Journeys' guides know all the fun places on...More

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colsonrn
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Response from Bob V | Property representative |
Hi Colson, We do supply fly fishing gear for our Middle Fork Salmon Trips. We do not offer Steelhead fishing trips. We recommend you contact, Idaho Adventures or Silver Cloud Expeditions, both companies are out of Salmon... More
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