Booking Options

Whitewater rafting for all ages and levels

Make a splash and book your trip today!

Select half-day or full-day trips, or call 208.793.2272 for more info.

Half-Day Rafting Trips

We offer two half-day Payette River Rafting trips down either the Main or South Fork of the Payette river. Come enjoy the beautiful scenery on Idaho’s most popular whitewater run.
Starting at $56 per adult
Half-Day Main Payette (ages 4+)
Half-Day Staircase - South Fork Payette (ages 12+)
Book a Half-Day Rafting Trip

Full-Day Rafting Trips

We offer two full-day Payette River Rafting trips down either the Canyon-South fork or Cabarton-North fork. All of our full-day trips include lunch prepared by your guide!
Starting at $99 per adult
Full-Day Cabarton - North Fork Payette (ages 4+)
Full-Day Canyon - South Fork Payette (ages 12+)
Book a Full-Day Rafting Trip
Rafting down Idaho's Payette River with the family

How can I book a whitewater rafting trip?

  • Book half-day and full-day trips online.
  • Have some questions? Send us an email, and we'll be happy to help you book your trip.
  • Want some extra help with your booking? Give us a call at 208.793.2272 or 1.800.235.2327!

When are whitewater rafting trips available?

  • Our season typically runs from late April until early September. There are many factors that will impact the start and end of our season, so be sure to confirm availability.
  • Our full-day trips leave as early as 9:15 am, and half-day trips start shortly after at 9:45 am, with additional start times at 1:30 pm and 5:00 pm.
  • Please note; all trips go out daily rain, snow or shine.

They say it's a Splash!  

Had such a fun day rafting main fork of the payette. Our guide Savvy was awesome to our son with special needs and our two young daughters. Bear River made the experience very memorable and we hope to make this a yearly tradition.

Brad Boyle

We had an amazing time rafting with Bear valley! Ryan and TJ were the best guides, they made the trip down the Payette so much fun. Both made sure everyone was safe but having fun as well. Highly recommend this company, will definitely be back!

Samantha Burns

I have been in the Whitewater rafting business for 15 years. This company is professional, courteous, and full of Whitewater knowledge. If you want to have a safe and fun time on the Payette River, go rafting with bear Valley!

Ben Warren

What should I know before booking a trip?

  • Online reservations are available more than 48 hours prior to departure times. Please call us at 208.793.2272 if wishing to schedule less than 48 hours prior to a trip.
  • All online reservations require payment in full and a minimum 50% deposit is due when booking by phone.
  • Please be advised that Bear Valley Rafting Co. will do everything possible to accommodate all reservations, but we will not guarantee a reservation until a deposit has been placed.
  • Please know that we require 7 days advance notice for cancellations to receive a full refund. If canceling with less than 7 days notice, 50% of your total trip cost will be non-refundable, but can either be rescheduled or put into a gift certificate. Trip cancellations with less than 48 hours advance notice are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • If your reservation size changes, we require a final headcount 48 hours in advance of your trip. If you arrive with fewer participants than you are booked for, you will be charged for the total number booked. If you have more, we cannot guarantee we will have space, so please give us a call before heading up to ensure we have enough spots/equipment/guides (you will be charged for additional participants).
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