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Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Stanley, ID, ID 83278
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"It was a blast !" "Middle Fork River Tours was outstanding "

Our group of 3 mid sixty year old couples, "green horns" spent 6 days and 5 nights on the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Burnsville, Minnesota
Middle Fork River Tours - The Best!!!!

We spent 6 days and 5 nights with Clint and Molly Frank's crew on the Middle Fork. Awesome!! 2... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Ian M
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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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Stanley, ID, ID 83278

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our group of 3 mid sixty year old couples, "green horns" spent 6 days and 5 nights on the Middlefork of the Salmon River with MFRT. The river sets the stage for a wonderful experience. It's fast, clear and beautiful. The guide crew with over...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We spent 6 days and 5 nights with Clint and Molly Frank's crew on the Middle Fork. Awesome!! 2 young boys (son and nephew), my brother and my parents (72 and 74 years old) and it was a ton of fun. Food was fantastic, scenery...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Third float down the Middle Fork with MFRE. All the guides are very experienced with impressive knowledge of the Middle Fork as well as fishing, the nature along the journey and great in the kitchen. Two new guides (to me) on this trip: Bev and...More

2  Thank TrackFast
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The crew we had -- Jonah, Sea Marie, Landon, Max, John, Kirk, and Julia -- were beyond phenomenal. They were amazing tour guides during the day and the coolest people to hang out with at night. The Salmon River sells itself -- what separates ROW...More

Thank Rajy A
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place. Awesome weather. Great camping. Exciting river tour and great national forest area to enjoy with your family.

Thank Ceatonnc
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This was a reunion trip for several of my high school classmates. We all turned 60 this year. It was fabulous. Food was tailored to needs (i.e. gluten-free etc). Guides were outstanding. Scenery and activities cannot be described in words alone. Personally, I'm less than...More

2  Thank Beverly L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We rafted the Middle Fork of the Salmon with Far and Away Adventures July 18-24, 2016. We had 11 in our group of friends, and there were 11 others from Seattle who turned out to have friends in common with us. The age range was...More

Thank JulieHSeattle_WA
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Middle Fork River Expeditions (MFRE), owned by James Ellsworth, was incredible. I have run several rivers with friends who are guides, and I cannot speak highly enough of the caliber of guides working for MFRE. They were professional, fun, SAFE, personable, mature and just damn...More

3  Thank brentjames99
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I did this trip 2 yrs ago & just when I didn’t think it could get better, they stepped their game up w/the new menu & the ability to fish off the back of the paddle boats put the icing on the cake for me....More

2  Thank John P
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We had a mixed crew, ages 16 to 70, on the Middle Fork this summer, and had the time of our lives. I have run a number of rivers with a variety of outfitters, and MFRE was hands down the best I have ever seen,...More

1  Thank dandlbaca
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7 March 2016|
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Response from TpcamATL |
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.
24 April 2015|
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
9 January 2015|
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Response from middlefork | Property representative |
Hi, My name is James and I own Middle Fork River Expeditions so I am biased in my opinion. We are mostly sold out for July 2015, but still have space in June and August if interested. If you want a list of all outfitters... More