- Forested canyon, narrow gorges, warm water.
- Lots of rapids & wildlife.
- Native American & pioneer history.
Youth: $795.00 (12 and Under)
All camping gear, meals from lunch on the first day through lunch on the last, return transportation to the Galice Resort, paddle jackets and pants on cooler days, and complimentary t-shirt and Nalgene-style water bottle.
Selected dates available on request.
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Mule Creek Canyon on the Wild & Scenic Rogue River
The Rogue River is our most popular family rafting adventure. Our 3-day Rogue River rafting trip explores between 33 miles of the wilderness section of the Rogue. All of our Rogue River trips meet at the Galice Resort, near Merlin, OR - about 25 miles from the city of Grants Pass. After a morning orientation (with plenty of time to pack), we launch for the first of four spectacular days. The action begins right away at Graves Creek Rapids and Grave Creek Falls. For safety reasons, our guests walk around Rainie Falls, while the guides maneuver the rafts through the tricky channels. Keep your camera handy and watch for Salmon leaping at the falls. Each day brings plenty of whitewater and a wide range of activities to satisfy the adventurous, the studious, kids and parents. We’ll visit western novelist Zane Grey’s historic fishing camp, enjoy short hikes to idyllic swimming holes on pristine side creeks, “body surf” Lower Black Bar Falls and keep a lookout for black bear patrolling the riverbanks and bald eagles soaring along the canyon walls. On the second day we venture into the heart of the canyon, negotiating the narrow and fast currents of Mule Creek Canyon (one of the most dramatically scenic places you’ll ever experience) and the maze of boulders at Blossom Bar Rapid. Each night, our comfortable camps are set in idyllic surroundings with opportunities to hike and explore, swim, or relax with a glass of wine and a book from our river library. On our final day we reach our take-out near Agness, Oregon in the early afternoon. The return transportation to Galice takes us on a very scenic tour of the remote and rugged Siskiyou Mountains.
|"We had an exceptional trip with the entire guide team. We have been on several rafting trips and this was the most enjoyable rafting experience we have had. The entire team was professional, confident, safety conscious and fun. At the end of the trip we couldn't think of one thing the team could have done better. We will take our grandchildren on the Rogue based on this experience."
|Doug P., Rogue River 2009