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Ultimate Southern Oregon Family Road Trip


Turning Your Rogue River Rafting Trip Into The Ultimate Southern Oregon Family Road Trip The Rogue River offers one of the best all-around, family-friendly overnight rafting trips in the Western United States. The Rogue is home to unmatched natural beauty, thrilling whitewater, quiet seclusion, abundant wildlife, and rich history. The river is nestled in [MORE...]

Ultimate Southern Oregon Family Road Trip2023-05-22T18:43:22+00:00

What To Wear Whitewater Rafting


Wondering What To Wear Rafting? The internet answer to 'what to wear?' (swimsuit, board shorts, and quick-drying shirt) is NOT entirely correct. A single layer of skin coverage does NOT work for all rafting trips. Board shorts and a sun shirt (pictured below) may be the appropriate rafting mid-summer when the air temperature [MORE...]

What To Wear Whitewater Rafting2023-05-05T20:01:30+00:00

Whitewater Rafting – Oregon Company Outing


Your 'Off-The-Charts' Oregon Company Outing! Whitewater rafting on the Lower Deschutes River provides an Oregon company outing that gets people out of the office, promotes relationship building, and shows employee appreciation. A whitewater rafting half-day or full-day trip also gives teams an opportunity to have fun, be outside, and enjoy recreating together! [MORE...]

Whitewater Rafting – Oregon Company Outing2023-04-24T18:17:04+00:00

Top Day Trip | Bend, Oregon


Day Trip From Bend | Your Ideal Central Oregon Adventure By far the best whitewater rafting day trip from Bend, OR is on the Lower Deschutes out of Maupin, Oregon! The day stretch of the Lower Deschutes holds 12 miles of fun and exciting class II-III rapids, as well as opportunities to ride the [MORE...]

Top Day Trip | Bend, Oregon2023-04-25T19:54:46+00:00

When To Book A Multi-Day Rafting Trip In Oregon


Months To Book Your Multi-Day Rafting Trip In Oregon At River Drifters, we offer family-friendly overnight rafting trips on some of the best rivers in the Pacific Northwest, including the Rogue River, Deschutes River, and Owyhee River. One of the most frequently asked questions we get from our customers inquiring about multi-day trips [MORE...]

When To Book A Multi-Day Rafting Trip In Oregon2023-02-04T14:31:59+00:00

Best Family Day Trip | Portland, Oregon


Best Family Day Trip Itinerary The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular river canyon full of enchantment, wonder, and adventure. This river gorge is home to the mighty Columbia River, grand vistas, waterfalls tucked away inside canyons or plummeting off basalt cliffs towering hundreds of feet overhead, and lush, deep evergreen forests idyllic of [MORE...]

Best Family Day Trip | Portland, Oregon2023-02-27T14:04:54+00:00

Best Day Trip Near Portland Oregon


Best Day Trip Near Portland Itinerary The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area with its towering basalt cliffs, countless waterfalls, and lush green forests, is one of the most stunning natural areas in the Pacific Northwest. The Gorge hosts an abundance of outdoor activities, including whitewater rafting, which we believe makes it the best [MORE...]

Best Day Trip Near Portland Oregon2023-02-27T13:59:06+00:00

Family Friendly | Day Trip Near Bend Oregon


Best Day Trip Near Bend For Families If you and your family are staying in the Bend area and want to enjoy one of Oregon’s best outdoor activities, we recommend you head to Maupin, Oregon for whitewater rafting on the Lower Deschutes River. Day trip near Bend rafting on the Deschutes River is perfect [MORE...]

Family Friendly | Day Trip Near Bend Oregon2023-01-29T20:31:58+00:00

Rafting – Best Family Adventure


This Trip Scored A Spot On Our Best Family Adventure List! Finding the best family adventure experience in the great outdoors is nearly every parents' dream.  A family adventure should be fun, filled with beautiful landscapes, quality time with one another away from electronics, passing along traditions, creating memories, and nobody getting hangry*. But [MORE...]

Rafting – Best Family Adventure2023-01-28T00:45:24+00:00

Rogue River Rafting Booking Tips


Rogue River Rafting Booking Tips For Newbies And Families We’ve pulled together your frequently asked booking questions so that you have our Rogue River rafting booking tips top of mind while planning your next adventure. For river trip newbies and families, the Rogue River is a camp rafting paradise and a great introduction to [MORE...]

Rogue River Rafting Booking Tips2023-01-28T00:46:32+00:00