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Winding Waters River Expeditions & Day Tours

204 E Wallowa Ave, Joseph, OR 97846-8403
+1 541-432-0747
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Drift the Wallowa, Grande Ronde and Snake Rivers with these folks

We took two grandkids on a day trip down the Grande Ronde with these folks. Turn key day with food... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
central oregon
A four-day float in the warm sun and silky water, through beautiful canyons...

This was one of the best vacations I have had in a long time. The crew served as our guides, our... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Brooklyn, New York
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204 E Wallowa Ave, Joseph, OR 97846-8403
+1 541-432-0747
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We took two grandkids on a day trip down the Grande Ronde with these folks. Turn key day with food half way and really fun all day. Worth it in excess.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was one of the best vacations I have had in a long time. The crew served as our guides, our chefs, our hosts and our constant inspiration. The whole time I was on the river I was completely in the moment, forgetting any worries...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Our group really enjoyed our time on the Salmon River with Winding Waters! The river was enjoyable, the meals great, and the camp sites amazing.

Thank bradnile
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I made arrangements for four of my guests to go fishing with guides from Winding Waters. Paul and Penny were great to work with for the reservations and the back and forth debate about wether the rain would eliminate fishing on the appointed day. The...More

Thank HereWeGo282
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Where can one find the deepest gorge in North America where becoming "unplugged' is given a new meaning? That place is the ironically named Hell's Canyon. Sound too difficult? Scary? Too many unknowns? What if I told you that a high caliber, professional, experienced, safety...More

2  Thank Jeanette D
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Simply awesome! This trip is one of those "must do before you die" things. I can't say enough good things about the Hell's Canyon, WWRE and the trip itself. We spent 4 days and 3 nights going down the Snake River. It was sublime. High...More

2  Thank Chocolat4004
Reviewed 27 June 2016

You know what beats Disneyland, Hawaii, Europe, the zoo, museums, opera, Manhattan, even? Running the river with Winding Waters River Expeditions beats all. Why? Because you're seeing some of the most beautiful wilderness left in the North America, learning its stories and history from human...More

Thank Susanmomof2
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Wow wow. Paul and his band of river guides were fantastic. Paul and his crew are the epitome of chilled out. They work very hard all day and night to tend to our needs, but make it seem like play. They could not be more...More

Thank OhPrettyMoon
Reviewed 22 June 2016

People are always amazed when I show up with great items I've found locally in Northeastern Oregon. The Winding Waters River Expeditions Boathouse has great stuff for water sports regardless whether it's river rafting. The inventory is very thoughtfully selected; I love my Patagonia long...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 18 June 2016

My wife and I were fortunate to have chosen Winding Waters River Expeditions (WWRE) for a tour through Hell's Canyon in rugged north eastern Oregon. We floated the Snake river for about 85 miles over a 5-day period. Daily river raft sojourns were interspersed with...More

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Hi, We are planning a trip in June this year. How do you think this trip would be with kids ages 8-11? Was the water very cold? Was the weather cold? Thanks. Willow
20 February 2017|
Response from Penrieke | Property representative |
Hi Willow, Thank you for the inquiry about a trip in June! Can you tell me which river and trip you're interested in? It will help me in answering your question. Thank you! Penny