Clackamas River

Only a short hour’s drive outside of the Portland metro area lies a true jewel of the Northwest, the Upper Clackamas river. This permitted section of whitewater within Mt Hood National Forests Wild and Scenic area hides some of the biggest waves in Oregon. Your students will enjoy a thrilling day together as they rocket through the rapids and share rich conversations about life, love, and the pursuit of Christ.

This is one of the most challenging sections of whitewater we run.

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $65 per day, $50 for half day (6 miles). Large group discounts available.
  • Group Size: 8 - 50
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Deschutes River Rafting

The Deschutes River is well-loved for good reason, and is arguably one of the best single-day trips we have to offer. If you’re looking to build relationships with your teens, take on Class III and IV rapids, and experience a life-changing adventure with your students… all in the confines of a single day… then this is the trip for you! With Boxcar, Oaks Springs, and Wapinitia rapids, plus all the other squeal-worthy surf out there, this one is a sure hit!

 

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Cost: $77-$83 per day, variable based on weekday v. weekend, shuttle and food. Large group discounts available. Call us for more details!
  • Group Size: 8 - 100
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McKenzie River Rafting

Sandwiched between Bend and Eugene, the McKenzie River is a beautiful river in the heart of the Cascades, located about 3 hours southeast of Portland. We offer trips on both the Upper and Lower sections of the river, and both spots are powerfully pristine destinations for memory-making. Your students will enjoy quality time together as they splash through the rapids and share rich conversations about life, love, and the pursuit of Christ.

The Lower McKenzie River is great for first-time rafters, while the Upper McKenzie River provides more challenges.

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $65 per day ($70 with food). Large group discounts available. Call us for more details!
  • Group Size: 8 - 100
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Payette River Rafting, Cabarton

Enjoy 11 miles of rafting through the scenic and remote Carbarton section of the Payette River. Rapids include “Trestle,” “Francois,” and “Howards Plunge.” Puts in 8 miles South of Cascade, ID and continues 11 miles to Smith’s Ferry. Lunch and shuttle services provided.

Group discount available for over 40 participants.

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $65
  • Group Size: 10 - 64
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Payette River Rafting, Main

Full Day

This is the best 1-day trip we have to offer! Build relationships with your teens, take on Class III Rapids, and experience an adventure. Lunch and shuttle services provided.

Half-Day

This Main Payette trip, from Banks to Beehive Bend, is typically 2-3 hours in length. Rapids include “Go Left or You’re Fired,” “The Mixmaster,” and “Bennett’s Rock.”

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho
  • Length: 1/2 Day, Single Day
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $40 - $55
  • Group Size: 10 - 64

Rope, Rock, Raft

Our premiere Combination Adventure Trip! Enjoy 3 days of adventures with a full day each of Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing and Challenge Course.

With endless potential, this trip will allow you to experience the heart of YD Adventure’s capabilities. It’s an infusion of fun and spiritual insight, and if your group has never experienced YD Adventures, it’s a great place to start.

Large group discounts available

  • Type: Challenge Course, River, Rock Climbing, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Combo (2-4 days)
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Cost: $238
  • Group Size: 10 - 100
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Salmon River

Spend 6½ days in the basalt canyon lands of the Salmon River, famous for being the “longest free flowing river in the lower 48″. Your youth group will experience the freedom and fun of white sand beaches and roller coaster rapids. Great meals and evening discussions help to tie together the memories that will last a lifetime! We are fortunate to offer such a rich and full experience to those who chose this adventure. Depending on schedule and group capacity, we can utilize rafts and or Inflatable Kayaks. The Salmon River suits both Jr. High and High school ages. Allow 2 extra days for driving.

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Washington
  • Length: Extended (5-10+ days)
  • Season: Summer
  • Cost: $600
  • Group Size: 12 - 25
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Wenatchee Whitewater Rafting

The Wenatchee River is one of the most popular “class III” rivers in the state and has been ranked in the “top 10 of the U.S.”. Join us as we wind our way through the mountain and desert landscape. We offer single day trips May through mid-July.

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Washington
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $60 - $70
  • Group Size: 10 - 80
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Whitewater Rafting

If you’re looking for adventure, quality time, and relationship-building, rafting is for you! It’s fun, it gets you all together in one place, and, well, you’re on the water in a raft!

There are so many rivers to chose from, and our raft trips (as with all our trips) are super customizable to accommodate what your group needs. You can have your trip be only rafting, or throw it in with other adventures for a combo trip.

All the details vary depending on where you’re going, who you’re bringing, and what you’re looking for. Give us a call!

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho, YD Adventures Oregon, YD Adventures Washington
  • Length: 1/2 Day, Combo (2-4 days), Extended (5-10+ days), Single Day
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
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