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Barker - Ewing Whitewater

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945 W Broadway
Jackson, WY  83001

Overview

Barker-Ewing River Trips offers the #1 summer activity in Jackson Hole! A family-owned and operated Snake River outfitter with professional guides, 5-star river trips and an outstanding safety record since 1963. Barker-Ewing has been rated #1 on Trip Advisor since 2009. Barker-Ewing offers a variety of trips. These include whitewater, scenic whitewater breakfast and scenic floats with a riverside breakfast or picnic lunch.  

What to Wear:
On float trips, wear warm layers and secure shoes that can get wet. For whitewater trips, synthetic fabrics and fleece are perfect because they dry quickly. Shorts or a bathing suit are great too. Bring a towel or dry clothes to change into for the bus ride back to Jackson.

Sample Trips:

Barker-Ewing: 8-Mile Boatman's Breakfast Whitewater Trip

Barker-Ewing’s 8-mile Snake River Rafting offers a healthy light breakfast. You can book either our classic raft, which gives you the option to sit in the middle of the boat or the small boat, where everyone paddles. This is our most popular trip as it allows you to get back in time for lunch and maybe an afternoon trip up to Grand Teton National Park!

Barker-Ewing: 15 Mile Combo Scenic Lunch Float & Whitewater Trip
This 15-mile float trip and whitewater rafting combo is offered 7 days a week during peak season times. This trip is approximately 6 hours round trip from Jackson. Our 7 mile float will take you north of Jackson to the Snake River. Enjoy Teton Views along the way and wonderful bald eagle viewing. Our private take out is perched along the Snake River. We will be the only ones! Lunch at our private camp includes roasted turkey & cheddar on brioche buns, Thai broccoli salad with peanut sauce, seasonal fruit salad, chips and homemade-baked cookies, water and lemonade. The lunch site has picnic tables and a restrooms. Before we bring you back to our boathouse to gear up for our 2:00PM whitewater trip, take some photos with the Tetons in the background! Enjoy the best of both worlds, a beautiful Grand Teton views scenic float trip and experience an 8 mile rafting including Big Kahuna and Lunch Counter rapids down in the whitewater canyon of the Snake River.

Barker-Ewing: 8-mile Whitewater Classic Paddle Raft or Small Boat Paddle Raft
Barker-Ewing’s 8-mile Snake River rafting trip adventure is the perfect summer activity in Jackson Hole. The whitewater section of the Snake River is a Class II/III, perfect for people of all ages and experiences. This is the #1 summer activity in Jackson Hole with the #1 rated company on Trip Advisor.  River classifications are graded on a scale of I to VI. Class I is flat water. Class V is the most difficult.  Go rafting on the famous Lunch Counter and Big Kahuna rapids! 

 

Barker-Ewing: 7-mile First Light Float with Breakfast
Get up and get outdoors in Jackson Hole for an early morning float trip when bird and wildlife activity is at its peak!  It’s a healthy light breakfast, just enough to fill you up before you hit the river!  The light breakfast includes cereal, croissants, fresh fruits, orange juice, hot chocolate and coffee.  The 7-mile float trip begins from our private launch on the historic Snake River Ranch across from Teton Village and floats downstream to Wilson Bridge.

Barker-Ewing: 7-mile Lunch Float 
Do you want to make time for another Jackson Hole activity on the same day or have a family with little kids? Try our late morning lunch float along the Snake River that begins at the Wilson boat launch (west of Jackson) and floats downstream to our private riverside camp for a gourmet picnic lunch.  The meal includes, roasted turkey & cheddar on locally-baked brioche buns, Thai broccoli salad with peanut sauce, seasonal fruit salad, chips and home-baked cookies, lemonade and water. The lunch site has picnic tables and a restrooms. 

Barker Ewing: Teton Views Float
This 7-mile scenic float trip on the Snake River runs 7 days a week: The trip is approximately 2-2.5 hours round trip from Jackson including transportation.  It's a great Jackson Hole activity! This trip is for folks that might not have time to fit everything in or who already have a tight schedule. Relax and learn more about the historic Snake River Ranch and enjoy the Teton Views!

Trips Include:
For all trips, we provide round trip transportation from Jackson. Water is available on the bus. Protective splash gear is available when you arrive at the river. Life preservers are required at all times while on the water. For cooler days or if you prefer to keep your stuff dry, wetsuits and water shoes are available to rent at check-in.


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