Idaho’s wilderness rivers offer a great place to escape the noise from our world.

our Trips

Mackay offers incredible wilderness river adventures on both the Salmon River and the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.

  • Main Salmon River – The River of No Return

    Enjoy miles of private white sand beaches, sleep out under a billion stars, swim and paddle through warm crystal-clear free-flowing waters, all while exploring Idaho’s famous River of No Return.

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  • Family Trips

    What’s better than Disneyland and much better for you? A family white water rafting adventure! Enjoy “unplugged” time with your family in a location free from wi-fi and cell phones. This is QUALITY family time.

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  • Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon

    The crown jewel of the Wild and Scenic Rivers’ System and the most pristine free flowing river in the lower 48 states, your adventure through Idaho’s River of No Return Wilderness on your Middle Fork of the Salmon River is a click away.

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  • River Classroom

    The Frank’s” vast wilderness ecosystem offers a unique learning environment. Students are immersed in the development of a broad range of outdoor skills and personal safety awareness. Each participant departs with a well-rounded understanding of the importance of protecting wilderness areas and free flowing rivers.

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  • Safety is number one

    Safety is

  • Our food


  • Rafts and toys

    Rafts and

  • Main Salmon River Paddle Boat – Splash!

  • Golden Eagle over looking the Main Salmon

  • Middle Fork Paddle Boat

  • Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon hot springs break

  • Young Kayaker

  • Look up at the Milky Way every night.

  • Main Salmon Launch site – Corn Creek, your adventure is just around the bend

  • Sunset on Idaho’s wild rivers

  • Big splash on the Middle Fork

  • Middle Fork Ducky Time

What Our
Clients Are

  • “Superb guides and outfit. 24 of us took a fabulous Middle Fork River Trip in June 2021 and everything was perfect!! .”


  • “You guys are the best. From the duffel bags to the water bottles, all with our names on them, you think of everything to make the trip as pleasant and trouble-free as possible. We will be recommending Mackay to everyone. The river calls us back. ”
    Jake and Michelle


  • “The food was outstanding, the activities were super fun and I never saw one speck of trash upon arrival or departure from any of our campsites. WOW. JUST WOW. The guides were outstanding and set the tone for a great trip. Drew, Mason, Miles, Will, Cayden, and Katherine are the ultimate dream team! They worked their asses off and were both professional and fun. Hold onto them!”



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