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River Rafting the Yakima Canyon

While staying at the Lodge at Canyon River Ranch, you can easily do a river rafting trip down the scenic Yakima River Canyon. It is a very safe, fun, and affordable way to make your lodge stay with us even better!

Guided or Self-guided?

Our guests have two options for floating the Yakima River Canyon. They can enjoy a Guided Scenic River Float or the can do a River Raft Rental and self pilot their own raft.

Guided Floats

The Yakima River Canyon is one of the most popular scenic river rafting trips and if you are staying at Canyon River Ranch it is a must do! Canyon River Ranch and Red's team up to offer a wonderful Guided Scenic River Float down the Yakima Canyon.

A Guided Scenic River Float is the perfect family or couples adventure and by having a guide to host your float it will be easy to enjoy without worry. No more will you be asking questions like... Was that our takeout back there? Who has the keys? Is this raft leaking? We want to make your float easy, fun, and safe.

Cost and Details for Guided Scenic River Floats

  • $350 per raft/guide
  • Up to 6 people per raft
  • Floats are +/- 3 hours
  • Available 7 days per week
  • Floats either start or end at Canyon River Ranch!
  • Includes a cooler full of ice, but does not include drinks.
  • Guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverages.

Self-Guided Floats

Our riverside location is in the heart of the scenic Yakima Canyon. This makes renting rafts from Canyon River Ranch an easy choice. It is a simple process for your group, big or small, to rent rafts from our company and have a safe DIY (Do It Yourslef), adventure! Our staff will provide all the necessary transportation for the entire group to and from the launch or takeout.

Cost and Details for Self-Guided River Floats

  • Float times are 2-3 hours depending on your pace.
  • Rentals depart at 9 am or 1 pm from Canyon River Ranch
  • 3 Person Rafts - $109
  • 6 Person Rafts - $149
  • 6 Person Raft Full Day Float - $189
Prices include Includes all transportation/launch services and a FREE bag of ice.

General Packing List for River Rafting

  • Beverages
  • Sunscreen
  • Water Sandals
  • Swimsuit
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Waterproof Bag 

Call Red's Fly Shop to book your next float!


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