We offer unforgettable whitewater river rafting, scenic floats & custom fishing drift boat trips. Each rafting trip on the John Day River is carefully geared to meet your level of experience and sense of adventure that will allow you to enjoy a unique rafting experience.
All of our guides are highly trained, experienced paddlers; registered with the state; and are knowledgeable and conversant on the river’s history, flora, and fauna.
HOW TO GET THERE
Driving to Clarno via Interstate 84 to Biggs Junction takes about 1.5 hours. From Biggs, travel Highway 97 south to Shaniko. Go south on Highway 218 through the small community Antelope. Clarno Bridge is 14.8 miles from the community of Antelope on Highway 218.
The difficulty of rapids varies with river flow level. Prior whitewater boating skills are necessary to navigate all sections of the river. The most popular multi-day float trips are:
- Clarno to Cottonwood
Class II-III (Clarno Rapid III) – 70 miles, average trip length = 5 days