Family Rafting and Fly-Fishing Vacations with Idaho River Journeys

the Middle Fork of the Salmon

Join us on Idaho’s spectacular Middle Fork of the Salmon River for an exceptional rafting or fly-fishing vacation. Idaho River Journeys has been outfitting river trips on the Middle Fork since 1978 and we enjoy a reputation for running top-quality, fun trips with an outstanding crew. We are a family run business that is based in Salmon, Idaho.

Now is the time to plan a 2017 rafting vacation with family and friends or to reserve a late season fly-fishing charter. Take a look at our 2017 Schedule and call us at 1-208-756-8116 to book your trip or reserve online.

A river vacation with IRJ is an exceptional travel experience. From your first contact with us you will know that you are working with an outfitter and crew that is passionate about the Middle Fork and dedicated to providing you with an extraordinary vacation. Our exceptional crew and support staff is looking forward to having you join us on the Middle Fork of the Salmon.

It’s Not One Thing That Sets Us Apart: It’s Everything.

  • Family friendly, knowledgeable guides.
  • Owners involved with every trip. A local, small, family run outfit.
  • Rave reviews on Trip Advisor. The top attraction in Salmon, Idaho.
  • Low guest to guide ratio. High service and hospitality standards.
  • Delicious, carefully prepared camp cuisine.
  • Top-notch boating and camping equipment.
  • Boat selection includes paddle rafts, oar rigs and inflatable kayaks.
  • A wide span of activities. Something for everyone.
  • A crew that has worked together for years.
  • Trip details and travel suggestions that are easy to understand.
  • Plenty of hiking opportunities. Some guided hikes; some unescorted.
  • Fly-Fishing gear and individual instruction.

Dates and Rates

Our trip dates remain the same year-to-year. You will find them on our Schedule and Rates page. A deposit of only $500 per person is required to reserve a space on the Middle Fork. The balance is due 60 days (90 days for charters) before departure. You can reserve your trip by calling Bob or Mary at 1-208-756-8116 or book online.

General Information

Most of our trips meet in the picturesque mountain village of Stanley, Idaho. Private parties chartering a trip may arrange to meet at a different location that is convenient to their group.

We provide just about everything you need for your vacation, including comfortable tents, freshly laundered sleeping bags, personal waterproof bags, camp chairs and tables, fly-fishing gear, and other essentials. Our logistics are simple and we are always available to help you with planning. This an easy to arrange, hassle free, river vacation. Planning Your Trip has essential information about our Middle Fork Salmon rafting trips, including travel and lodging suggestions, what to bring and other helpful details.

Group Discounts and Exclusive Charters

We offer group discounts for parties of 10 or more as well as charters for groups looking for an exclusive, private trip. Some dates are available for charter by small groups of 8 or more.

Request More Information

For more information about our Middle Fork trips, submit our Information Request form or just give us a call. We work from a home office so you can reach us anytime, including weekends and holidays. 1-208-756-8116. In addition to the Middle Fork, we offer  3 – 4 day trips on the Rogue River in Southern Oregon that are terrific family vacations.