The deepest river gorge in North America, "Hells Canyon" of the Snake River has everything you would want in a river trip and more. You will journey through the homeland of the Nez Perce Indians, float through the canyon that made Lewis and Clark turn away, and experience some of the largest whitewater rapids in the Pacific Northwest.

Hells canyon has some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in the area, you will have the chance to see Bald Eagles soaring overhead, bears fishing at the rivers edge, bright white Mountain Goats straddling the cliff faces, and Bighorn Sheep peering over the ridgelines.

The Snake river offers exceptional fishing opportunities and inviting water temperatures for swimming, SUP boarding, and inflatable kayaking.

A vacation to the Snake River in Hells Canyon is truly an unforgettable experience of a lifetime.


Experience the iconic rapids of Hells Canyon such as;

  • Wild Sheep Rapids
  • Granite Rapids
  • Waterspout
  • Bernard Creek
Hike parts of the Idaho and Oregon sides Hells Canyon Trail and look down into areas like;
  • Granite Creek
  • Bernard Creek
  • And reach the top of Suicide Point.
Get an Idaho history lesson at a few of the many historical points in the canyon;
  • Native American Pictographs
  • The Barton Cabin at Battle Creek
  • Kirkwood Ranch
  • The McGafee Cabin


Hells Canyon