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Address: 1255 S Hwy 89, Jackson, WY 83001-8513
Phone Number: +1 307-733-6203
07:00 - 22:00
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Is it the guide? Is it the river? Is it the experience? Here at Mad...

Is it the guide? Is it the river? Is it the experience? Here at Mad River, we believe it is all three. Whether you choose a relaxing scenic float or an exhilarating whitewater adventure, you'll find our entire crew prides themselves in providing the very best, most exciting river trip you can take in Jackson Hole. Come, take a trip with Mad River. We guarantee it will be one you remember for a lifetime.

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Two Good trips....Very organized and friendly staff...

Took the Whitewater trip with KC and the scenic lunch trip the next day with Joe (Semper Fi) the 1st week in August. Office staff was super friendly and helpful ( I think they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Took the Whitewater trip with KC and the scenic lunch trip the next day with Joe (Semper Fi) the 1st week in August. Office staff was super friendly and helpful ( I think they called the day before to remind me of my reservations). Although they have wet suits, booties and spray jackets, I made the WW trip in shorts... More 

Thank OkieDukie
Laguna Niguel, California
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful afternoon rafting trip in late September through Mad River Boat Trips. Even though the Snake River indicated a maximum of Level III rapids at that time of the season, my wife had great trepidation about encountering white water for the first time. She was calmly reassured of safety measures by our guide, Nate,... More 

Thank stephen g
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

My husband and I used Mad River at the end of August for both a scenic float and white water rafting. The scenic float was really great - a nice, calm trip on the Snake River with beautiful scenery all around. We did see wildlife, but at that time of year did not see moose or any large animals. We... More 

Thank N H
Gilroy, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This was a bucket list item. While I was a bit worried about falling into the waters, I ended up being frustrated about the way fall waters are not as rough as I hoped. Our guide, Gavin, was fabulous and exceptionally knowledgeable but I wanted more that what seemed like a scenic ride.

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Bartlett, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

As part of a tour we took a "scenic" raft tour for 2 hours. It was 30 degrees and we couldn't see anything due to the fog. We froze to death even though I had on 4 layers and gloves. They should have cancelled this trip but I guess they didn't want to lose the money.

1 Thank tweety874
Winter Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Took Mad River on a float trip , this was there last day before closing for the season. Everyone we dealt with was very personal and professional. From the phone reservation to the girls at check in to driver and of course our raft guide. I was impressed with the amount of training the raft guides receive it was very... More 

1 Thank Chris D
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I cannot say enough good things about the girls answering the phone and making reservations. They were extremely patient and helpful with trying to make changes to accommodate our 1/2 day float trip. Our bus driver was friendly, the guide did a great job of making everyone feel at ease and easily answered questions. We also stopped for the riverside... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I recently did a float with a friend who had relatives in town. Although the weather wasn't especially sunny, we had a great float. Rob was our guide and did a great job. The office workers were also very helpful and friendly. It was a fun, relaxing trip and a very good experience for our guests. I will float with... More 

1 Thank Judy H
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We recently took a float trip on the Snake River with this company. What a wonderful experience! We saw several bald eagles and osprey during our time on the water. Our guide Bobby kept us entertained and educated us about the river and wildlife. The company is extremely well run, and the whole operation is exceptional. In my view, this... More 

1 Thank rickpit
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome float down the Snake River. As we had some "cautious" members in our group, we opted for the "Scenic" float instead of a white water Rapids trip. Lots of great scenery and our guide Nate was very informative and full of facts. Would recommend this for those less adventurous. Lunch was great too. Next time white water... More 

1 Thank Mark M

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