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rafting for all levels - Payette river

Whitewater Rafting

you will love it, and everyone else will, too!

Since 1985, Cascade Raft and Kayak has been offering the best in Idaho whitewater rafting trips. As Idaho’s favorite outfitter, we bring families and friends together, one splash and laugh at a time! We offer a wide variety of whitewater rafting trips, and you can trust that we will have a trip that will be perfect for you.

Located just 45 minutes from Boise, Idaho, our facility overlooks the Main Payette River. After your raft trip, take a look at your action-packed set of photos, enjoy a snack from our café, and sip a microbrew on tap on our Bistro Deck. At Cascade Raft and Kayak, bring your spirit of adventure; we'll provide the rest.

Whitewater Rafting - Payette River, Idaho

"Rush" Half Day south fork

Feed your soul with the rush of adventure! From Garden Valley to Banks, this eight-mile section of rollicking class III-IV rapids will launch you into an unforgettable whitewater experience.

"Splash" Half Day Main Payette

A hometown favorite! From Banks to the Cascade Raft River Center, this three-hour getaway has class II and III rapids perfect for everyone—especially families, first-timers, groups, and tours.

Plunge full day canyon

Get ready for the thrill of your life! The steep rapids, near-vertical canyon walls, and clear water make this the crown jewel of Idaho’s class IV whitewater runs.

Escape full day rafting

Idaho’s scenic gem! Enjoy a full day of class II and III whitewater rapids, spectacular scenery, and abundant wildlife as you follow warm clear water through the tall pines.

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