Middle Fork Salmon River


Known as one of the most amazing and best river trips available in the lower 48, the Middle Fork of the Salmon is often sited as a must do for any boating enthusiast, and a premier trip for anyone looking for top notch adventure. This is a 100 mile class 3-4 wilderness river trip offering awesome hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing opportunities, as well as numerous hotsprings to soak in either right on the river or a short hike away. Classic "bucket list" river trip!
River Information
Permits
  • Permits are distributed via a lottery system. Permit application may be submitted December 1 through January 31st. Online application
Shuttles
Put-In
  • Boundary Creek
Take-Out
  • Cache Bar (on the Main Salmon)
Miles
  • 96
Campsites