Rafting the Bruneau River, Idaho
Situated in the secluded deserts of Southwestern Idaho, the Bruneau River offers some of the most beautiful and most exciting whitewater rafting opportunities to adventurous rafters.
Ranging from Class III to Class V rapids, at the Bruneau, everyone from vacationing families to expert rafters find something they are looking for. Unknown to many, the Bruneau River is often referred to as the “Sistine Chapel” of river canyons.
With its crystal clear waters flowing through the red rock canyons of the Bryce and Zion National Parks, the Bruneau River is characterized by mild Class III to more challenging Class IV rapids and a unique weather that can be found only in this part of the state. If you plan your rafting trips from May to middle of June, you can experience a climate as unpredictable as snow and sunshine on the same day. With some of the most impressive river corridors, lush green oasis situated between rock and sagebrush and crystal blue waters, the Bruneau canyon is one of the prettiest desert rivers of Idaho.
As you raft along the Bruneau River, you also get to view some of the most beautiful species of birds inhabiting the locality. Especially, during the month of May, you can see a wide variety of wildflowers blooming and over sixty species of songbirds filling the air with their myriad music.