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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
7864 Idaho 55, Banks, ID 83602
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

After a long, hot run of summer days, we just happened to pick a cool, cloudy day to go rafting - DARN! But, it was still a great time. We did the Main Payette, which they say is Idaho’s most popular whitewater run. From start...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

it was our first time and we had such a great time on the Payette River together with a great family and our outstanding guide/skipper Jeremy. We played games, jumped in the river and climbed on a rock for fun. We spent one month in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Bear Valley has the most experienced guides: company’s been around since ‘87. They have some great runs and know the area intimately. We were out for a full day on the Payette, doing the canyon run. Well prepared, safety kayakers and best-in-class staff. Food was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank robertdU694HF
Reviewed July 21, 2018

we did the Main and had a terrific time. We had 3 generations on boat from 12 to 78 and our guide TJ made it a blast. Nice and mellow with great scenery on the way

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kingonger
Reviewed July 16, 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank klokan0426
Reviewed July 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank K7822ZQcraigc
Reviewed August 12, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank adamtrzes
Reviewed July 10, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mdLincoln
Reviewed July 3, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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