Rogue River Half-Day Rafting Trip

Half-Day Rogue River rafting trips with Indigo Creek Outfitters are offered twice per day leaving from Ashland, Oregon. The 5.5 mile stretch on the Rogue River features a steady progression of whitewater from Class I and II to Class III+ drops. The trip is perfect for beginners or groups of mixed experience levels.

Our Rogue River adventures offer the closest rafting to Ashland, Oregon. Perfect for beginners or groups of mixed experience levels, this trip is our most popular excursion. This rafting trip is highly recommended for families with children. The trip features a steady progression from the easiest and most mellow rapids to the largest rapids, which gives everyone a chance to slowly become more comfortable with whitewater and rafting. Our family friendly guides are great with kids and will make your time on the river a happy and memorable experience.

We run two trips per day: a morning trip that meets at 8:15 a.m. and an afternoon trip that meets at 1:15 p.m. These are family-friendly trips and are suitable for ages 6 and up. All of our trips depart from our Rafting Center, located at 130 A Street, Ashland, Oregon.

The section of river that we run is known as the “Nugget” stretch and is named after the the first big rapid. For families or groups of mixed rafting experience, this stretch of river is absolutely perfect. It starts mellow and builds up slowly until the two grand finales: Nugget Falls and Powerhouse Rapid. Between the start and finish there are calm places to practice paddling and sitting in the raft, there are surf waves that are fun to play in, and there are class II and III rapids that keep things interesting. At the very end, almost like the final act of a Shakespeare play, are the two biggest rapids.

Our guides are knowledgeable about the history of the Rogue River Valley and are eager to share their stories with you. Our rafting trips are more than just rafting trips – they are a guided experience with guides who have a passion for making your rafting trip perfect for you and your group. So whether that means focusing on whitewater, going for swims, looking for native birds, simply relaxing, or a combination of all the above, we are happy to provide an experience that exceeds your expectations.

Our rafting ends at the Sports Park in Gold Hill, Oregon. From there it is about a 30 minute drive back our Rafting Center. Our morning trips are generally back by 12:15 (12:30 at the very latest) and our afternoon trips are normally back by 5:15 (5:30 at the very latest).

Region(s):
Central Oregon
Eastern Oregon
Greater Portland
The Gorge + Mt. Hood
Oregon Coast
Southern Oregon
Willamette Valley

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Stringio

Merlin

2 years ago

This sounds like such an adventure! Definitely adding it to my Oregon Bucket List.

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Rick

2 months ago

Sounds amazing, Will, and I've heard only terrific things about Indigo Creek Outfitters. Thanks for sharing and I hope to see you down there sometime!

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