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Bear Valley Rafting

7864 Idaho 55, Banks, ID 83602
+1 800-235-2327
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Great rafting trip

This was one of those great experiences where everything just go perfect. Guide Ryan, who l feel... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
klokan0426
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Boise, Idaho
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Fun time in the Payette River

We had a great afternoon on the Payette river. The guides were great and the scariest part was the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andrewjay1
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Spokane, Washington
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“white water” (2 reviews)
“class rapids” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7864 Idaho 55, Banks, ID 83602
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+1 800-235-2327
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of those great experiences where everything just go perfect. Guide Ryan, who l feel that he was most experienced one, could predict our crew needs, knew river well and anticipate everything ahead of time. Jumpin from the cliff, free rafting and bull...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great afternoon on the Payette river. The guides were great and the scariest part was the safety talk prior to getting in the rafts. Great customer service, corny jokes, all around great time. I would highly recommend this company if you want...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

When in Idaho you must float a river, the fun is everlasting an inexpensive day trip and a great adventure.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a great time with Bear Valley Rafting. TJ was an awesome guide and the rest of the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Being safe and comfortable while on the river was their top concern. We did the mid-day trip on the South Fork...More

Thank Adam T
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fun guides, capable of bringing a giant, delicious lunch out on the water for a group of 50 family members in our adventure. We enjoyed the history of the river, learning from our guide how to paddle and how to get through the class 1-3...More

Thank mdLincoln
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

I paddled a raft down class 3 and 4 rapids in early July. TJ, our guide, moved us easily and confidently between obstacles in the white water. You can choose between an easier course or the advanced one, which I opted to do. For the...More

Thank John P
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

I was very concerned on the drive up to Banks... we encountered hail, rain, lightening, and big wind. We called the office at Bear Valley Rafting to make sure they were still going... they said it's sunny there. When we arrived the clouds parted and...More

Thank orangeboots
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our group of seniors had a blast (of water too!) We did Class three, intermediate level, white water rafting in the heart of nature; Northern Idaho. Bring a change of clothes, closed shoes, sunscreen, water, clothes that can get wet (because they will!) and it...More

2  Thank Posey P
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We found the company by accident and had so much fun that we booked another trip the very next day. The raft guides were truly amazing, doing everything to make it a most remarkable experience. Also the faint hearted among our crew had a blast.

1  Thank Stephan N
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

I am not comfortable at all in the water, to say the least. But, I am some what of a adrenaline junkie. So this year for my adult children's birthdays I scheduled the Canyon trip. Everybody at Bear Valley rafting are amazing. Their goal is...More

1  Thank Sandi M
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