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Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Stanley, ID, ID 83278
8008015146
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Beautiful

Beauty and history for everyone. There are all kinds of outdoor activities to be had for no charge... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
fava
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north carolina
Never Gets Old

Every couple of years I am drawn back to this river for solitude, laughs, and hot springs. There... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
ckat50
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portland, or
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The 105-mile stretch of the Salmon River cuts through a highly inaccessible and untamed part of Idaho's rugged countryside.
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Beauty and history for everyone. There are all kinds of outdoor activities to be had for no charge such as bicycling, hiking, bird and wildflower siting, photography etc. Rafting tours and fishing tours are available.More

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middlefork, Owner at Middle Fork of the Salmon River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Dear Fava, We are a little confused as there are no bikes allowed in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area per the 1964 Wilderness Act. Can you please delete your post as it might confuse people trying to find a review for...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Every couple of years I am drawn back to this river for solitude, laughs, and hot springs. There are so many companies to choose from, but, IMO, Middle Fork River Expeditions is the best of the best. Guides, food, safety and sometimes even music are...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Words cannot express how much fun and how rewarding our trips (multiple) with Middle Fork River Expeditions (MFRE) have been! We are happy return customers because James and company go above and beyond to make this a memorable experience. The guides - so much fun...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The best summer vacation, EVER!!! MFWO Guides and Food were top notch!! If you want to be treated like royalty, this is the trip for you. Accommodations were setup up for us daily, food was hot and fresh, morning coffee and afternoon cocktails could not...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Just returned from a 6-day trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with MFRE (Middle Fork River Expeditions). This was a wonderful trip made even better by MFRE guides who were experienced, organized, great cooks and all around fun people. They went out...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Our group of 15 adults, mostly baby boomers went on a 5 night/6 day rafting adventure with MFRE and it was amazing! Our 5 guides were all skilled and knowledgeable taking us on an epic 75 mile river trip through the spectacular Idaho wilderness. They...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

My long dreamed of 6 day white-water rafting trip was even better than I anticipated. The river was exciting. The professionalism of the guides (Brett, Brian, John, Walker, Neal, Landon, & Julia) was outstanding, always mindful of safety. Each was helpful and interesting in his/her...More

Thank Marian W
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great views, whitewater, wilderness, guides, food and music. This trip had it all. Highly recommend the MFRE outfitters. The trip on it's own was spectacular, but to have Darrell Scott's music there too made it magical!

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Darrell Scott Music & Song Journey Trip on the Middle Fork with MFRE was a treasure to the soul. MFRE Guides are just the Tops! Campfire food was 5 Star & I could not recommend this company highly enough. Already discussing the RETURN. Jamie, Kate,...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Middle Fork River Company did an amazing job! The guides were a blast and so knowledgeable about the rivers, Idaho and the outdoors. The food was awesome and scenery unmatched to anywhere I've traveled. Highly recommend this company if you want to float the Middle...More

Thank Liz P
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12thompsons
8 January 2018|
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Response from JamesEllsworth | Property representative |
Hello! The Middle Fork is perfect for kids starting in late June/early July and going thru end of Aug, usually when the kids have to return to school. it is mostly class III rapids by then so nothing too big like in early... More
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decoydonna
7 March 2016|
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We took this trip in August and found it difficult to fall asleep before midnight. The rock walls absorb daytime solar energy and radiates heat well into the night.
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bobg5011
24 April 2015|
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Response from Danilo B | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us in regards to our river trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon. It is a perfect trip for multi generation families. In late Aug , the water levels are low which makes it for an easy ride with lots of... More
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