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Address: 1150 Eva Falls Avenue, Stanley, ID 83278
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+1 208-788-5775
06:00 - 22:00
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The River Company specializes in one-day rafting and fishing trips on the...

The River Company specializes in one-day rafting and fishing trips on the Salmon River in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. We are located roughly one hour from Sun Valley in Stanley, Idaho.

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Excellent river trip!

My partner and I were visiting my favorite town in Idaho- Stanley- and we decided to go river rafting. We looked and talked to a few companies, but we were sold on The River... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Lauren L
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

My partner and I were visiting my favorite town in Idaho- Stanley- and we decided to go river rafting. We looked and talked to a few companies, but we were sold on The River Company! The guides were incredible, the reservation was easy to make, and we had an incredible time on the river! We felt safe and comfortable the... More 

Thank Lauren L
New York
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a great trip down the main of the Salmon River. The water in August is a bit slower and warmer, which was perfect for my 4 year old. Our guide, Sanne, was so great with our daughter! She even held my daughter's hand when they took the plunge together off Jump Rock. Lunch was also excellent, especially the... More 

Thank BxGirl05
Coppell, Texas
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My two teenage children and I kayaked/rafted for a day with the river company. One of us kayaked and the other two shared a raft with another congenial family from Portland. Our Lady guide was sweet, knowledgeable and capable. And our raft was member to an entourage of around six others which set out in mid-morning, stopped for riverside lunch... More 

Thank Kwansaii
Manteca, California
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This was a completely relaxing, scenic day trip. Our guide Patrick was easy-going, personable and knowledgable about the local flora and fauna. Actually all of the guides on the other rafts were great too, as we all spent the day together on the river. We enjoyed the relaxed pace of a late summer river, spiced up with a couple of... More 

Thank BrianW8
San Juan Capistrano, California
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393 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

It was August, so the water was not big, but it was great fun nonetheless. The equipment was a first-rate and the guides had their act together. I'm told that they are the only river raft company in town that has it's own chef preparing a cooked lunch, and it was excellent. We all sat in the shade and had... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

I grew up visiting Stanley, ID in the summers, but never did embark on a rafting trip until this summer. My husband and I decided to take the plunge and hit the rapids. I'm glad we did, for we had a wonderful time! I was concerned that our size (we're both plus sized people) might be a hindrance, but I... More 

Thank Joslyn L
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have done this trip three times as a family of four. The trip involves a mixture of runnable rapids which provide excitement and thrill followed by periods of floating and occasional wildlife viewing along the Salmon river. Our trip included lunch. The food was fantastic and every guide has been terrific: skilled and educational.

Thank matzpg
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The guides are very friendly and accommodating. The river is mostly class 2 with a couple class 3 runs. We all had a good time. Admittedly I would prefer a more challenging river. It would probably be more exciting early in the summer when the water flow is higher. The lunch was surprisingly tasty. Quite the gourmet meal for a... More 

Thank Stephen C
Coral Springs
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I had a beautiful experience with The River Company. Their prompt, friendly, experienced, and knowledgeable staff were a wonderful company to have during our trip. A quick stop was made at a nice size rock where any daredevil who wanted to experience the 10ft rock jump into the REFRESHING RIVER WATER could put one in for the books. We stopped... More 

Thank ovilc88
New Braunfels, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Took my son on a kayak trip and it was a blast. Friendly staff, awesome trip, fabulous lunch. If you are in the area then this should be on your bucket list!!

Thank josephmcquillen

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