Rafting on the Rogue River with O.A.R.S. is the ideal start to an all encompassing Oregon adventure vacation. Choose a 3, 4 or 5 day Rogue River whitewater rafting journey down the 40 miles of this wild & scenic river through the storied Siskiyou Mountains. The warm waters of the Rogue River provide just enough Oregon whitewater rafting excitement without an “extreme” element making it a perfect destination for a family adventure vacation. Rogue River rapids such as Blossom Bar and Rainey Falls are sure to inspire a generous dose of adrenaline interspersed with lots of calm float time in between them. For the more adventurous, inflatable kayaks provide an up-close and personal encounter with the rapids of the Rogue.
This O.A.R.S. rafting adventure vacation in Oregon shows off this river’s best features as it flows from its headwaters high in the Cascades near Crater Lake National Park towards the incomparable Oregon coast through the Rogue River National Forest. A great family rafting tour that works perfectly into trips to the state’s untouched ocean beaches and nearby national parks.
Rogue River Rafting – Itinerary at a Glance
O.A.R.S.’ Rogue River rafting trip begins at the Galice Resort where guests board rafts or inflatable kayaks for a few days of scenic adventure
Warm up rapids lead to Rainey Falls and a bit further downriver a possible side hike to Whiskey Creek Cabin
Camp on a sandy beach alongside the Rogue River and enjoy a tantalizing meal and some time for relaxation
Inflatable kayaks are put to use as the most adventurous take control of their own crafts in exciting rapids like Tyee and Wildcat
Hike to Kelsey Creek, go swimming or exploring or fish for trout in a deep clear pool
Spot myriad wildlife, including turtles, deer, bear, otter, osprey, great blue heron and bald eagles while floating through the breathtaking scenery that surrounds the Rogue
Hike up lush Dulog Creek and play under a refreshing double waterfall, visit historic Rogue River Ranch
Raft through Mule Creek Canyon with steep basalt sides towering above and invigorating rapids such as the swirling Coffeepot
Scout and run the notorious Blossom Bar Rapid
A short float after lunch delivers guests to the take-out point at Foster Bar for a scenic drive back to Galice