How long does it take to raft the Payette River?

How long does it take to raft the Payette River?

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How long does it take to float the main Payette?

The six-mile float takes between two and three hours.

What class is the Payette River?

Class V
The Canyon Section of the South Fork is for Class IV boaters to enjoy. The North Fork Payette is for advanced Class V kayakers.

Where is the Payette River?

southwestern Idaho
Payette River, watercourse, southwestern Idaho, U.S., formed by the confluence of the North Fork Payette River and South Fork Payette River in Boise National Forest near the village of Banks. The North Fork originates in Payette Lake, a popular recreation site near McCall.

How old do you have to be to float the Boise River?

14 years of age
State Law requires that all vessels, including rafts, kayaks, and canoes be equipped with a personal flotation device for each person in the craft and children 14 years of age and younger, onboard vessels 19′ or less, must wear an approved life jacket when the vessel is underway.

Where does the Payette River start?

North Fork Payette RiverPayette River / Source

What river runs through Horseshoe Bend Idaho?

Payette River Nr
1. Upper Main – Banks to Beehive Bend

Difficulty III+
Length 7.2 mi
Avg Gradient 17 fpm
Gage Payette River Nr Horseshoe Bend ID
Flow Range 800 – 12,000 cfs

Where does the Payette River start and end?

Snake RiverPayette River / Mouth

What feeds the Payette River?

The combined Payette River flows into an agricultural valley and empties into the Snake River near the city of Payette at an elevation of 2,125 feet (648 m)….Payette River.

Payette River South Fork Payette River
• location Deep Lake, Boise County
• coordinates 45°10′47″N 115°59′37″W
• elevation 7,380 ft (2,250 m)

Can you drink alcohol on the Boise River?

Alcohol: Open containers of alcohol are not allowed on the Boise River or in Boise City parks within 250 feet of the river as posted. Beer and wine are allowed in Boise parks outside the 250 foot riverbank zone, unless otherwise designated.

How much does it cost to rent a raft to float the Boise River?

Rental prices range from $12 for a deluxe one-person tube to $55 for a six-person raft; both prices are for three hours. Life vests, oars and inflatable kayaks are also available to rent. Find a full price list online at or call 208-577-4588.

How deep does the Snake River get?

It reaches a maximum depth of 2,436 meters (7,993 feet), making it the deepest gorge on the North American continent. The Snake River Plain is a prominent depression across southern Idaho extending 640 kilometers (400 miles) in an east-west direction. It is arc shaped with the concave side to the north.

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