White Water Rafting

We offer 4 White Water Rafting CDA trips within 2 hours distance of Coeur d’Alene.

One in Washington, one in Idaho, the other two in Montana. 

Season: April – November *weather and water level permitting

Our sister company, Adventure Missoula, is the original outfitter of whitewater rafting through the famed Alberton Gorge on the Clark Fork River. Our raft shop is located right at the river put in with private parking (39 Juniper Lane, Alberton MT 59820), changing rooms, and a gift shop.

Our experienced staff will provide a fun and safe experience for people of all ages! Rafting the Alberton Gorge section on the Clark Fork River is considered to be the best family friendly whitewater rafting in the Northwest and world-class due to diverse scenery and river volume.

All trips include: Life Jackets (pfd’s), wet suits if needed for comfort, splash jackets, water shoes, guide, boat, paddles, shuttle/transportation (arrange in advance). Full days include locally sourced, homemade lunch featuring fresh garden grown produce grown on site.

Minimums: There is a three person minimum on all rafting trips to afford the trip. Customers are welcome to pay for a 3rd person to cover the cost of shuttle/guide/gas to make the trip a go for a party of less than 3 or join another couple/group to go out. We will contact you in advance if that is the case.

*Clark Fork River Full Day Whitewater Trip Voted #1 Thing to do while in the Northwest, April – November Class I, II, III+ ages 6+ (ages 10+ until July 1st) If you’re looking for a day of fun, excitement and relaxation, join us for whitewater thrills on the Clark Fork River. This is a big volume, big ride river with lots of roller coaster waves and fun class II-III (intermediate) rapids with names such as Boateater, Fang, Cliffside and Tumbleweed. Between the rapids are calm stretches with sandy beaches where you may jump in for a swim, or sit back and relax to enjoy the spectacular scenery. This 12 mile river trip provides 15 rapids and breath taking scenery down the world-class Alberton Gorge on the Clark Fork River!  The Clark Fork is the largest river in MT by volume. River beach mid-day lunch included. The trip starts at 10AM and wraps up around 4PM MST. Our customers meet right at the river entrance (our shop)! More Information

Adults – $90 Ages 6 to 17 – $80

*Clark Fork River Half Day Whitewater Trip Voted #1 Thing to do while in the Northwest April – November Class I, II, III+ ages 6+ (ages 10+ until July 1st) This is a great 12 mile river trip providing 15 rapids that will get you wet head to toe and features breathtaking scenery down the Alberton Gorge on the Clark Fork River. This trip includes a handful of rapids that are class III. It is world-class whitewater that is safe for families (having a recovery flat stretch after each rapid). It is the largest river by volume in the state of MT and is quite possibly one of the prettiest stretches of whitewater in the west. Trips depart at 9am, 1pm, and 4pm MST daily. Our customers meet right at the river entrance (our shop)! More Information

Adults – $70 Ages 5 to 17 – $60

Lochsa River Rafting Idaho (2 hour drive from Missoula, 3 hour drive from CDA) This trip is run April-July 1st only and requires higher water to go. If you are driving over the MT/ID border there is a time change. Class II, III and IV, Full Day, Ages 16+

The Lochsa is truly one of the best rivers in the world for adrenaline soaked adventure in the midst of amazing natural beauty. The Lochsa is a free-flowing, wild and scenic river that bounces down a steep granite canyon. The river is surrounded by a lush forest and beds of dense moss. With close to 40 rapids in our 20-mile “day run”, many of them class IV, every trip down the river is an exciting challenge.  All rafters must be at least 16 years old and helmets are required for this White Water Rafting CDA trip. More Information
Price: Adults 16+ – $130


Minimum participants are required for the Lochsa trip. Please call after placing a reservation for this trip to get in with a group (if needed): 208-918-2082

Lower Spokane Whitewater Trip Washington This trip is located in the heart of Spokane and flows through the nature areas just outside of town. We run this stretch of the river May – Mid June! The trip meets downtown Spokane and we shuttle you back to your vehicle! 10am and 2pm Departures available. Class II and a few Class III rapids, Beginner Level. 2 hours, quick trip through Spokane. Price: Adults-$69 Youth (5-12) $64 More Information


Combination Whitewater Rafting/Fishing Trip April – November Class I, II, III+ ages 6+ This can be a full day family or fly fishing seeker adventure on the world class Clark Fork River. Participants intermittently fish and raft whitewater throughout the day. This guide favorite covers 12 miles and 15 rapids. Option to fly/spin fish. Expect to see world class scenery and catch large fish on one of the most beautiful stretches in the Montana west. $500 base price one participant, $50 each additional participant (up to five people) More Information

Private Guided Whitewater Full Day Trip Clark Fork River Trip April -October Class I, II, III+ ages 6+ This 15 mile trip features a private whitewater guide and your family or group of up to 8 guests on a boat and trip of your own separate from others for privacy. Trip includes riverside catered lunch, drinks, shuttle back to our shop, and all gear. Twelve rapids, sandy beaches, a scenic canyon and exciting diverse scenery awaits your group! $680 for boat, up to 8 participants More Information

Call to if you’d like us to handle your booking or have any questions about our adventures and whitewater rafting trips: 208-918-2082

If you are en route to Glacier National Park, take a break with CDA Adventures/Adventure Missoula and join us for a half day raft trip!