FAQs

What are the fire restrictions?

2023-10-23T18:34:26+00:00

Deschutes River: Campfires, charcoal fires, and wood pellet burning devices are prohibited on BLM-administered lands during summer's high fire risk. Click here for more information on current restrictions. Rogue River: Campfires, including stove fires and warming fires are prohibited. Click here for more information on current restrictions.

What are the fire restrictions?2023-10-23T18:34:26+00:00

Do you have camping recommendations?

2021-02-03T17:15:56+00:00

Yes! Here’s an invaluable resource with camping locations in Oregon and Washington with a comparison chart so that you can decide which option is optimal for your trip.

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Do you have lodging recommendations?

2021-02-03T17:12:56+00:00

Yes! Here's an invaluable resource with lodging locations (by state and city), websites, and phone numbers so that you can decide which option is optimal for your trip.

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Do you make donations?

2024-01-11T23:16:57+00:00

We are thankful that since 1979 River Drifters has been a successful business serving guests from around the country. We believe strongly that as a responsible community member, giving back to people who share our mission, values, and philosophy, is simply the right thing to do. To this end, every year we donate both [MORE...]

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Can I buy Gift Certificates?

2022-02-14T21:49:25+00:00

Yes, you can purchase a gift certificate for someone or yourself! You can purhcase them online HERE Or, give us a call at 800-972-0430 and we would be happy to assist!

Can I buy Gift Certificates?2022-02-14T21:49:25+00:00

Should I tip my guide?

2015-04-08T03:36:26+00:00

We are frequently asked whether it is appropriate to tip your guide.  While our guides are well compensated for their skills and our high level of service is not exercised in order to receive a tip, if you feel that your trip was exceptional, or that your guide(s) went out of their way to make [MORE...]

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Can I request a guide?

2015-04-08T03:36:10+00:00

Our guides are professionals in their field, and requests for a specific guide is fairly common.  If you have had a guide you especially liked and would like to have them guide your next trip, we will do our best to place them on that trip, whenever possible.  You should simply request your guide when [MORE...]

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What should I wear to the river?

2023-10-23T18:01:18+00:00

The amount of extra clothing that you should bring depends on time of year, weather, water temperature and length of trip.  A complete list of what to bring for both on an off the river will be sent out with a trip itinerary for each trip we run.  If you are selecting a spring [MORE...]

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