One of our favorite ways to explore the Central Idaho wilderness is by boat. A wet and wild trip down the whitewater rapids of the Salmon River is an unforgettable experience, and White Otter Outdoor Adventures provides some of the best river adventures in the Sawtooths! It’s a great way to spend an afternoon on a warm summer day before heading back to Redfish Lake Lodge for a relaxing evening. If you want to discover more fun ways to experience the great outdoors around Stanley, request our free Vacation Guide!
White Otter Outdoor Adventures Offerings and Trips
Guided River Tours
Half Day River Rafting Trip
If you want to experience the best that White Otter Adventures has to offer, take one of their guided river tours. They have several different excursion options to pick from depending on the difficulty level. Their classic Half Day River Rafting Trip features Class II and Class III rapids that everyone in your family will enjoy. It’s the perfect mix for a group that has adrenaline junkies and little kids. You can also add lunch or dinner for this trip!
Thrill Seekers Rafting Trip
For those searching for pure adrenaline-pumping action, give the Thrill Seekers Rafting Trip a try. Your White Otter Outdoor Adventures rafting guide will navigate sections of the Salmon River known as “Shotgun” and “The Dam,” as you rip through Class IV whitewater rapids. The Half Day River Rafting Trips don’t have an age restriction, but if you want to participate in the Thrill Seekers Rafting Trip, you must be 14 years or older to for this whirlwind down the river!
Big Groups can also contact White Otter Outdoor Adventures about their customized trips for large groups.
Scenic River Trips
A Scenic River Float is the perfect way for your entire family to take a relaxing cruise down the Salmon River while taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Sawtooth Mountains. A journey down the crystal clear water is incredibly tranquil, and you might even be able to spot some wildlife weaving its way through the pine and spruce trees on the banks. The cool water of the Salmon River feels great on a warm summer day.
Float Fishing Excursions
The fast-flowing waters of the Salmon River offer some of the top salmon fishing in the United States. White Otter Adventures gives you test your fishing skills. Chinook and steelhead salmon are just a couple of the common species you’ll have the opportunity to catch while you’re out on the river. Your White Otter Adventures guide provides guests with rods, lunches, and other necessary fishing equipment for a fun and exciting day on the water!
Tip: White Otter Outdoor Adventures is a 30-minute drive north of Stanley in Sunbeam. Follow Idaho State Highway 75 from Redfish Lake Lodge along the Salmon River until you see it on your left!
Redfish Lake Lodge has everything you need for your Sawtooth Mountain adventure! Our selection of accommodations includes suites, rooms, and cabins, so you can choose which size fits you and your family! We offer a wide variety of resort-style activities, in addition to, live music during the summer, a marina, horse stables, a beach, and more! You’ll also find three on-site dining options!
Start planning your Central Idaho trip by booking one of our accommodations today! We also have three sister properties up the road in Stanley! Each property gets free access to our activities and offerings at Redfish! We look forward to meeting you!