The Hughes Experience

Join Hughes River Expeditions on the Middle Fork of the Salmon, Salmon River Caynons, or Wallowa-Grande Ronde rivers. We promise wonderful vacations, spectacular rivers, expert professional guides, delicious meals, excellent equipment, and first-class service. We are committed to ecologically sound camping practices, and our appreciation for this backcountry is matched by the care we show for it. 2016 is the 40th year for Hughes River Expeditions, and the 50th year that Jerry Hughes has worked as a professional river guide in this region. References are available on request. Our intentions are to outfit and guide the best whitewater rafting trips available.

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Trip Video

Come along for a preview of a Salmon River Canyons rafting trip. Production by Jack Giarraputo - UrLife Media.

Client Testimonials

Every one of our group agrees that it was a trip of a lifetime! Idaho is spectacular and our trip over to the Middle Fork exceeded all expectations. The guides were professional, helpful, insightful, and most importantly great fun. I cannot praise all your guys enough. We all left with great memories and ideas for return trips in the future. We found that Hughes River Expeditions has a great reputation out there. Many of the people we spoke to in Stanley, along the river, and even in Boise could…
J. Fulker, London, UK (2015)