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SIX OR TWELVE DAY RIVER ADVENTURES

MIDDLE FORK AND MAIN SALMON RIVERS, IDAHO

Accommodations

Accommodations & Other Services

While you’re on the river with us, we take care of all the details.  But we realize that there are many other details involved in planning your trip to Idaho…..so we hope you’ll find these suggestions helpful.  And remember….we are only a phone call away, and we’re more than happy to help, should you need assistance!

Lodging

For those starting and ending their trip in Boise, we recommend Hotel 43, a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Boise. Easy walking distance to all downtown restaurants, cafes, shops, parks, Boise river greenbelt, etc.
Canyons guests receive a special discounted rate for a Boutique king or double-queen room (space available basis; mention at time of reservation).

Website: hotel43.com
Complimentary airport shuttle. Metro Cafe and Chandlers Steakhouse & martini bar on site.
Make your reservations in one of two ways. Call in reservations: 208.342.4622 or toll free 800.243.4622 and ask for the Canyons River Company discount rate. Online reservations: click on this direct booking link.

Other recommended downtown Boise lodging options include:

Inn at 500 Capitol
Downtown’s newest hotel; upscale boutique, on site dining, free airport shuttle.
web:  innat500.com
phone:  208-227-0500

The Hampton Inn & Suites Boise
Free airport shuttle and continental breakfast.
web: hamptoninn.hilton.com/Boise
phone: 208-331-1900

The Grove Hotel
Upscale luxury at an affordable rate; free airport shuttle.
web: grovehotelboise.com
phone: 866-252 8073

Safari Inn
Economical, easy walking distance to shops and restaurants in downtown Boise, with free airport shuttle.
web: safariinndowntown.com
phone: 800-541-6556

If your travel schedule does not afford you time to enjoy Boise’s downtown, you may prefer to stay right in the Boise Airport area:

Best Western Vista Inn
Near airport, with free shuttle.
web: bestwestern.com
phone: 208-336-8100

Inn America
Economical, near airport, with free shuttle.
web: innamerica.com
phone: 800-469-4667

McCall

Hotel McCall
Historic, beautifully renovated hotel in the heart of town on Payette Lake.
web: hotelmccall.com
866-800-1183

Shore Lodge
Luxury lakefront resort. On-site dining, spa, theater, marina, golf course.
web: ShoreLodgeMcCall.com
800-657-6464

Hunt Lodge – Holiday Inn Express
web: thehuntlodge.com
208-634-4700

Best Western PLUS – McCall Lodge & Suites
Directly across from McCall airport.
web: bestwestern.com/mccall
208-634-2230

Salmon

Syringa Lodge
Good value, bed & breakfast style lodge, just out of town.
web: syringalodge.com
208-756-4424 or Toll Free 877-580-6482

Stagecoach Inn
Riverside motel in town.
web: stagecoachinnmotel.com
208-756-2919

Stanley

Mountain Village Lodge
60-room motel with onsite dining.  “Downtown” Stanley.  (The parking area is where our shuttle bus meets at 7 am on the launch day to bring guests to the put in.)
web: mountainvillage.com
phone: 800-843-5475

Sawtooth Hotel
Renovated historic hotel with rustic charm, in the heart of Stanley.
web: sawtoothhotel.com
208-721-2459

Redfish Lake Lodge
Historic lodge with rustic cabins and on-site dining, on the shores of Redfish Lake, 6 miles south of Stanley.
web: redfishlake.com
208-774-3536

Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch
Beautiful guest ranch with log cabins, gourmet meals and on-site hotsprings, overlooking the Sawtooth mountains. 9 miles south of Stanley.
web: idahorocky.com
800-843-5475

 

Additional Services

Trip Insurance (strongly advised!)

Travel Guard
web:  travelguard.com

 

Car Shuttles

(For those renting a car in Boise that will need to be shuttled, Hertz-Boise Airport Location is currently the only agency with a Third Party Driver agreement)

River Shuttles
web: rivershuttles.com
phone: 208-756-4188

Blackadar Boating
web: blackadarboating.com
phone: 208-756-3958

Caldwell Transportation
web:   ctcbus.com
phone: 800-727-9925

Sawtooth Transportation
web: sawtoothtrans.com
phone: 208-869-2536

All Rivers Shuttle

web: AllRiversShuttle.com

phone: 800-785-7198

 

SOURCES FOR CLOTHING AND RIVER GEAR

Cascade River Gear (Boise)
web: cascaderivergear.com
800-223-RAFT (7238)

Idaho River Sports (Boise)
web: idahoriversports.com
800-936-4844

Riverwear (Stanley)
web: riverwear.com
208-774-3592

 

Other

Inidaho.com
For pre/post-river trip vacation planning
web: InIdaho.com
phone: 800-844-3246

Sports Express
Convenient shipping service for personal kayaks, river gear, etc.
web: sportsexpress.com
phone: 800-357-4174

 

Other Resources:

Main Salmon Outfitters Site

Middle Fork Outfitters Site