With over 75 miles of world-class whitewater, a wine tasting trip might be the only way you could improve a float down the Middle Fork of the Salmon with OARS. Sit back and let the guides and a gourmet chef do all the work. Relax in a hot spring and enjoy Idaho's amazing wildlife and scenery.
Lifestyle and environmental photographer Justin Baile takes you on a world adventure through his lens. Justin joined OARS on more than 15 unique adventures in Western North America.
Don't forget the sunscreen! You won't have to pick up a few things on the way to raft with OARS if you take a few minutes to watch this How-To Guide on packing for a river rafting trip. Your family and friends will thank you when everyone's dry and comfortable during their memorable adventure.
For families, couples, singles or small groups seeking a premier rafting and hiking experience, a Colorado rafting vacation on the Yampa River through the Dinosaur National Monument is the ultimate adventure vacation with scenery that rivals the Grand Canyon.
Take a Western RIver Expedition in California, Colorado, Grand Canyon, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming or British Columbia and discover the journey you've always wanted. Whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, hiking, beautiful scenery & gourmet meals, with professional guides and top notch equipment since 1969, you can trust OARS.
Rafting on the Chilko River in the Chilcotin wilderness in British Columbia is one of the most exciting river trips in the world and our luxury accommodations are the launching point for rafting, sea kayaking, hiking and fishing right from your door.
North Fork of the Stanislaus River rafting offers some of the most technical Class IV California whitewater rafting. The Stanislaus River passes through amazing granite gorges into the Giant Sequoia groves of Calaveras Big Trees State Park in Northern California. Whitewater rafting heaven!
Salmon River Rafting trips with OARS run straight through the Frank Church Wilderness Area of No Return. Raft over 100 winding miles of river and more than 100 rapids. Begin your trip in the high country forest, with crystal clear water and crisp mountain air. Pass through granite canyons and fields of wild grasses, soak in natural mineral hot springs and feast on our river cuisine.
Flowing through Canyonlands National Park, Cataract Canyon is the ultimate Utah rafting trip. Traveling through Cataract Canyon on the Colorado River has it all - mind-blowing scenery, wildlife, hiking and some of the biggest whitewater in North America.
Spring rafting on the Merced River near Yosemite National Park begins with Class III-IV rapids & passes through fun, bouncy whitewater wave trains. A spring run almost always means there will be an incredible display of wildflowers.
A rafting vacation on the Green River through the Gates of Lodore in Dinosaur National Monument is the ultimate adventure vacation for families, couples, singles or small groups seeking a premier rafting and hiking experience.
Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Park vacations include Snake River rafting, sea kayaking on Yellowstone and Jackson Lakes and mind-blowing hiking and camping in Grand Teton National Park.
California whitewater rafting on the South Fork of the American River near Sacramento is the ideal rafting trip for beginners, families and anyone looking for an easy rafting getaway in California.
OARS offers whitewater adventure trips on the Tuolumne River near Yosemite National Park seven months a year. Options include 1-, 2- or 3-day trips from big water in the spring to award-winning “Wine on the River” trips throughout the season.
Get ready for the trip of a lifetime. Our Rogue River trip is perfect for everyone: singles, couples, bonding friends looking to get outside together. Run great whitewater rafting and enjoy spectacular hiking. Take in the beautiful scenery and wildlife while feasting on gourmet riverside cuisine and wine.
The Main Salmon River is one of the most popular rafting vacations in North America. The river begins in the high country forests of Idaho, passes through one of the deepest canyons in the lower 48 and includes miles of fun Class III whitewater and natural hot springs.
OARS Rafting Vacations on the Lower Salmon River are our best family whitewater trip. Idaho’s Lower Salmon is appropriate for everyone: children as young as 7 and all adults. You can paddle your own boat through the spectacular canyons and relax on large sandy beaches. Don’t forget about feasting on our amazing river cuisine.
Rafting in Hells Canyon offers one of the most exciting Idaho whitewater rafting vacations through the deepest gorge in North America. Experience the river in a raft, dory or inflatable kayak and enjoy easy side hikes, Native American sites and gourmet camping.