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Group of paddlers in blue splash jackets and yellow life jackets in a red raft on the Moyie River

Moyie River Rafting Experience

Known by very few people, the Moyie River is a true whitewater rafting gem in northern Idaho. ROW Adventures first pioneered the eleven to fifteen-mile rafting trip on the Moyie River back in 1981. Our trip goes through a densely forested, rugged, and narrow gorge lined with Pine and Cedar and covered with blooming Syringa shrubs and wildflowers. The rapids are bouncy, big and a lot of fun, and they make the Moyie River exciting for everyone!

Beginners will enjoy the Moyie as an introduction to whitewater rafting, and experienced rafters will love the Moyie for the beautiful, green scenery and remote wilderness experience. The rapids are fun, but not too intimidating, making the Moyie a great choice for family rafting trips too. In the end, the Moyie River delivers a very exciting whitewater rafting day that should not be missed.

The Moyie River

The Moyie River is situated near Sandpoint in the Kaniksu National Forest of Northern Idaho. The river is fed by melting snow and ice from surrounding mountain peaks and gains momentum through the streams of British Columbia before reaching Idaho. This fifteen-mile river trip is perfect when on vacation in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

The Moyie River is a tributary of the Kootenai River that flows towards the south into the wilderness canyons in North Idaho. The Class 2 whitewater goes through a dense Cedar forest and takes our rafts across a seemingly endless succession of galloping rapids. A whitewater trip on the Moyie River is a fun-filled day complete with beautiful scenery, action, and excitement, and wildlife, all packed into one unforgettable experience.

It takes less than 2 hours to reach the Moyie River from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and Spokane, Washington, and only forty minutes from Sandpoint, Idaho.

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