If you are looking for Coeur d’Alene family rafting options, the Clark Fork River Full Day Scenic Trip is one of the best trips in the Northwest. This trip is considered world class due to it’s majestic vistas, canyon features, sandy beaches, huge geologic formations, and ease of access for families. Coeur d’Alene Adventures is lucky enough to have a river shop located right on the Clark Fork and trips depart daily from our shop.
Clark Fork River Full Day Scenic Tarkio River Adventure
The meeting point is a 2 hour drive east of Coeur d’Alene, so if you are headed to or from Montana this is the perfect trip choice for families that don’t want to run whitewater, but want to have an epic unforgettable day on a river and let a guide handle everything from paddling, to gear, to lunch preparations, and shuttle you right back to your car in our private parking lot. People come from Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, and Missoula daily for this one.
Adults $85 Youth $75
Season: late April through October, weather permitting
Features: Mellow gentle rapids, some ripples, Class I or avoidable as well
Meeting Point: Tarkio, Montana or Cyr, Montana
You’ll see deer, eagles, beaver and the occasional elk. Once and awhile, a moose or bear can be seen in the distance. Let your cares drift away. This trip is relaxing, entertaining, and inspiring for young and old alike. The full day Clark Fork River scenic trip is the safest, driest option for those who want to enjoy the beauty of a river without the whitewater and is the best option for Coeur d’Alene family rafting options. The trip goes through a canyon at one point called Tarkio Canyon. It also has three milder rapids that you can blast through or avoid, depending on your preference. Your guide will get you wet and entertain the kids if you want to introduce them to what whitewater rafting is like or avoid them altogether.
Perfect for the whole family, from the youngest of kids to active grandparents, breathtaking scenery and a spectacular lunch make the Clark Fork River in Montana unforgettable. Raft, float, and swim as ospreys or eagles soar overhead. Beaver, otters and fish are likely to be sighted. This trip is perfect for kids ages 4 and up and is a great mix of easy, scenic floating. Plenty of time to relax on a sandy beach, swim, and play some raft games if you like. Coeur d’Alene family rafting options don’t get better than this one. We offer a Half Day Trip for this scenic option on the Clark Fork as well. It also goes through Tarkio Canyon, we just speed up the day for you and do not provide a lunch/drinks.