Rafting experience

Rafting experience



The difference between us and other outfitters, is that at O.R.E., we know your river rafting trip is a special adventure, whether it be a half-day or 10 days. Your next opportunity to create lasting memories is a unique way to experience Oregon’s beautiful landscapes and stunning whitewater rivers by raft.

By going with us, a professional guide service, we ensure that you get to focus on what matters most, having fun. As a professional guide service we make sure to take care of everything that is needed for an enjoyable river rafting trip. We want you to focus on what is important. That is of course having an authentic river experience and creating new memories with those around you along while having fun.


With many day trip floating options around Oregon; ranging from the class III+ rapids on the Upper Clackamas River, or the popular float trip on the Lower Clackamas, we have the closest whitewater rafting in Portland.

Or take the surprisingly fun rapids and scenic views of the North Santiam River canyon, this tour makes for a great milder trip for everyone near the town of Salem, OR. If your ready for the early season sun in Oregon, the usually warm & sunny Deschutes River is one of the best options for Oregon rafting. Are you looking for a centrally located and family friendly river, the McKenzie River is a great option for those in the Eugene or Bend area.

For the most exciting day trip we offer there is the North Umpqua River, a small little river canyon that holds clear water, a variety of rapids and some new around every corner. With the day trip rafting options, there is surely an O.R.E. white water adventure that will fit you.


O.R.E. offers a full array of multiday rafting trips throughout the Pacific Northwest from 1 night “car camping” to 9 day wilderness down river trips. Overnight trips like the North Umpqua or McKenzie River is a great mix of rafting and camping at a developed campground. For a true river experience there is 6 Western classic white water multi-day rafting trips available. The most well known and for good reason being the Wild & Scenic Rogue River, full of wildlife and rapids. With desert rivers that hold warm water and sunny sky’s like the Owyhee River, Lower Salmon River, or Deschutes River, the rafting season is full of options. With relaxing yet exciting enough trips like the John Day River or the Grande Ronde River our multiday river rafting trip options are endless. This mean you get to know your guides from year to year and from river to river.


The reason to choose O.R.E. is that everyone, both old and young will surely be thrilled with the ability to sit back, relax and get back to what’s important, having fun on a river rafting trip. That is why you want to go rafting after all.

You’ll feel safe and return home with stories of your adventure to share for a lifetime. Our guests have been embarking on exciting memorable trips with O.R.E. since 1978 and keep coming back to explore the many different rivers offered.

Your next great river rafting trip is a white water adventure trip that starts with our professionally guided and outfitted river raft trips by Oregon River Experiences and we can help you choose the best river for you.

We look forward to seeing you on the river!
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