Make some history of your own!
The Snake River
through Hells Canyon
Rugged rock walls and grassy slopes rise from the water, as you delve into the surging whitewater while it pulses through Hells Canyon
The Salmon River Canyons
Boasting the longest remaining free flowing river system in the lower 48 states. An Ideal Family Vacation, the “Lower Salmon” offers huge white sand beaches, perfect for throwing the Frisbee, beach volleyball, a paddle boat water slide, or just lounging in the shade.
Something for Everyone!
From charter to private group trips, birding, horseback, sportsman, yoga, hiking and more, we truly do have something for everyone.

Hells Canyon Raft, Idaho's Whitewater Rafting Company

Hells Canyon Raft is not your typical Idaho whitewater rafting company. With over 30 years experience, we constantly set the high water mark for the best Snake River and Salmon River rafting trips in Idaho. With our attention to detail, highly trained guides, top of the line equipment, you can expect the trip of a lifetime.

The Armacost Family has been running the best river trips in Hells Canyon for over 31 years. From our home and office on the Canyon Rim we invite you to join us in one of the truly most magical places in Idaho.  Our unparalleled service, attention to detail, high end equipment and veteran guides make us the leaders in   Every turn of the river has a story, which we are happy to tell making your trip more meaningful and memorable.  Our guides are friendly, and fun not to mention professional in every aspect of their work. They lead you to many sights in Hells Canyon, taking you to see ancient rock art and old homesteader cabins, lead amazing hikes, and help you catch the “big one.”

We send a cargo boat ahead each day to set up a safari style camp. Instead of spending time setting up your tent, you can be hiking, relaxing or teaching your child to fish. Simply put we are the leaders in full service, the best equipment, and experienced river guides.  We have operated solely in the Hells Canyon Region Since 1982.  Let us show you a real Hells Canyon Raft experience.

Tales from the river

Giving Thanks From Hells Canyon Raft
Top 10 Reasons To Take Your Family Rafting
River Trips through Hells Canyon, When is the best time?

Salmon River Canyon

An idyllic family trip through the “Salmon River Canyons”... 

Hells Canyon Snake River

Journey through a land rich in myth and geologic wonder . . .