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Mad River Boat Trips

by Angelique Platas

Nov 16, 2017

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Age Specific / Multigenerational

Active families that adventure together stay together and with 40 years experience, Mad River Boat Trips has seen its fair share of family bonding. The tour-guide extraordinaire curated an entire catalogue of outdoorsy activities and adventures for active families and groups to try. From whitewater rafting, ATV tours and horseback riding to rafting combo trips and scenic flights and floats along Snake River, there are countless ways to get outside and enjoy the rugged and beautiful natural landscape of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

kids on Mad River boat trip

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Plan ahead for your family trip next summer and check out Mad River excursions from trekking through incredible wildlife by day and enjoying fireside dining by night. Choose from whitewater rafting excursions on super-small boats for an intimate big wave adventure, small boats for eight adventurers or the classic eight-mile trip down the Grand Canyon of Snake River.


dining with Mad River Boat Trips

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Beef up your tour with a meal plan and enjoy dinner by the river, prepared by professional chefs. The Mad River packages include a variety of menu options, some including buffet-style dining, cast-iron meals for rustic cookouts and dessert by the river.


Peruse the boat size options and varying levels of adventure. From scenic floats to big action trips and classic whitewater rafting experiences, kids and adults of all ages and experience levels head out on the water.


Expert guides go along for the ride, assisting passengers and navigating the slow flowing to choppy waters. Children as young as 4–6 years old raft on specific boat tours; just check the site for up-to-date information and age-range specifications.

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Looking for something more peaceful and relaxing? Opt for a scenic float with the family. With 13-mile tours along the Snake River boasting a range of wildlife, Teton Mountain views and incredible vistas, a family float trip is an idyllic and calming way to enjoy the natural beauty of Jackson Hole.

Rafting on Snake River

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Most visitors head to Jackson Hole for the summer and enjoy adventure activities long into September. Plan ahead and get the best boat, tour and time for you and your family. Check out the combination packages available such as the Snake River Classic Whitewater and Wildlife Tour. Float on the river in the afternoon and experience Grand Teton National Park along a guided wildlife tour.


wildlife tour bison and calf

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Get the most out of the incredible capabilities of the Mad River team and unbeatable beauty of your surroundings.


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