Enjoy a Fun, Exciting & Adventurous Rafting Trip
The Rogue River is a beautiful, secluded, whitewater-filled river with wildlife, solitude, fun rapids, convenient location and easy access. This all adds up to Rogue River rafting trips being among the world's best wilderness white water experiences.
Over eighty playful and moderately challenging rapids and riffles fill the narrow confines of the Wild and Scenic Rogue River canyon, rendering some of the best whitewater rafting on earth. Most rapids here are energizing with splashy waves and fun drops. Scenic calms are found between rapids allowing time to soak in the sun and scenery. Overnights on the Rogue River are equally rewarding. You can sleep in rustic, charming, and historic lodges or take advantage of our decadent camping set-ups fit for royalty. Either way, your Rogue river vacation is one that is sure to leave you with a lifetime of great memories! Rogue River whitewater rafting adventures take place in one of the most poetic canyons on earth and are perfect for first-time river runners, families and experienced rafters alike. Rogue Canyon Adventures offers different Rogue River whitewater rafting trip options to meet your needs. Choose from a Rogue River Camp Trip or Lodge Trip and camp/lodge combination trips are also available. Regardless of whether you choose a lodge trip or decide to camp out under the stars, we are confident you will find your Rogue River whitewater rafting trip exciting and very rewarding.
We also offer Rogue River hiking trips for those seeking to walk the world class Rogue river trail. These three and four day trips feature the same great scenery on foot or raft, with all of your overnight gear ferried down river in the boats. This leaves you essentially weight free to roam!
Southern Oregon: River Rafting Near Grant's Pass. The Rogue River is northwest of Medford, Oregon in the Siskiyou Mountains. The Medford Airport is served by several airlines from throughout the U.S. and is within an hour of the Galice Resort, where we meet you for your trip. The Rogue River is close in proximity to other vacation destinations like Crater Lake and the Oregon Coast and easily accessible to Northern California and Oregon’s major cities. It is within than a day's drive of Portland, the Bay Area, Seattle, and Boise. Our office staff is knowledgeable and always happy to help with your travel planning and logistics.
Class III - III+ The Rogue River is Class III-III+. Each day on a Rogue Canyon Adventures trip you’ll experience playful and moderately challenging rapids that are ideal for first time rafters, families with children and experienced river runners alike. Some sections of the Rogue River have more rapids than others and there are many long, peaceful calms with scenery that has been described as the most beautiful on earth.
River Difficulty Levels
Class I: Flat water.
Class II: Current with small waves and few obstacles.
Class III: Rapids with medium sized waves and few obstacles. Trips are fun and thrilling, ideal for first-time and experienced rafters.
Class IV: Rapids with medium to large sized waves and hydraulics and increased obstacles to avoid.
Class V: Rapids with large waves and boat stopping hydraulics. These require several maneuvers to safely navigate. Class V is very difficult and recommended for experienced rafters only.
Season: May through October
The Rogue is a coastal river with mild weather and runnable flows almost year-round. Temperatures from late May through June, and then in September, are usually in the high 70's to high 80's during the day and 50's to 60's at night. July and August temperatures are often in the 90's and nights are in the 60's. Due to the proximity to the coast, rain can occur at any time and weather in the canyon can be unpredictable... always bring rain gear. Wetsuits are required for all spring and fall trips and will be provided by RCA.
Delicious, Healthy Meals
We serve delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner meals prepared with quality fresh ingredients. We also provide a variety of beverages with each meal. Each afternoon we set up happy hour snacks and beverages for our guests. We are glad to prepare foods that you want or need (including birthday or anniversary cakes). Let us know if you have special dietary concerns and we’ll plan and cook accordingly. Our experienced guides are able to accommodate vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free diets easily.
Minimum Age Requirements
The minimum age for Rogue River whitewater rafting trips is 6 years and the maximum is up to you!
Guide gratuities are not included in the trip price. It is common to tip river guides for their services while on adventure trips. Gratuities aren't expected, but always appreciated. If you are happy with your trip, please let us and your guide(s) know.
Fishing and Fishing License Information
The Rogue River is a great place for fishing. Depending on the season, anglers may land trout, salmon and steelhead. The gear rafts will gladly carry your personal fishing gear. Oregon requires a fishing license if you intend to fish during your visit and you can purchase the license at convenience stores throughout Oregon or online at www.dfw.state.or.us. It may be necessary in many cases to release the catch, depending on the season. We also offer Rogue River Fishing Trips which allows for more time to fish.
Cancellations and Travel Insurance
We strictly adhere to our cancellation policies. If you cancel within 30 days of your departure, no refunds will be issued unless we are able to fill your space. You are welcome to find a replacement for yourself. We strongly recommend buying travelers insurance. It will reimburse you if you make a late cancellation due to an illness in the family. Please visit, www.travelinsure.com or www.travelex.com to find information on purchasing travelers insurance.