The 9 Best Idaho Rivers For White Water Rafting This Summer

Idaho is often top ranked when it comes to water activities, and it’s not hard to see why. The abundance of natural bodies of water provides opportunities for everyone to stay cool during the summer, no matter their activity preference. Floating, kayaking, paddle boarding, Idaho has it all. However, our great state truly shines when it comes white water rafting. With countless rivers and rafting guide companies to choose from, white water rafting is a truly Idahoan activity. If you’re looking to add some thrills to your summer, plan a trip to one of the rivers on this list.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What’s your favorite Idaho river to raft? Let us know in the comments!

If you’re looking for a more relaxing water adventure, check out the best Idaho rivers to float this summer here and the best Idaho swimming holes here!