Oregon, Northern California, and Idaho Rafting

World-Class Whitewater Trips with Ashland Oregon's Momentum River Expeditions

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Welcome to Momentum River Expeditions!

We are a small guide owned and operated company offering whitewater rafting in Oregon, Northern California, and Idaho - including trips from our home in beautiful Ashland Oregon. You will enjoy world-class rivers in small groups with unparalleled personal service, organic meals, and guides with 8+ years of experience leading trips around the world. We offer trips ranging from mild to heart pounding, from half-day trips to 9-day wilderness adventures; most are off the beaten path, and all offer incredible whitewater and scenery. Whether you're a first-timer or an experienced paddler, join us for a river trip like no other!

Visit our About Us and Why Momentum pages to learn more or Choose a Rafting Trip with our interactive rivers map

Featured Trips

  • Join us this Memorial Day Weekend
    Join us this Memorial Day Weekend
    Get away and get out for Memorial Day Weekend! A 3-day High Adventure Wilderness Trip, a 3-day Wilderness Lodge Trip, or a Big Water 1-day trip.  Memorial Day weekend is a great time to get out on the river and avoid the crowds and get some excitement!  Here are a few of our Memorial Day weekend trips that still have space left: Rogue River Adventure Kayaking Trips     Join us this spring on a journey down one of t...
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  • Idaho's Salmon River - The River of No Return: 6 Day
    Idaho's Salmon River - The River of No Return: 6 Day
    Idaho's Legendary Salmon River, the Grand Canyon of Idaho, is a journey through the largest wilderness area in the lower 48 states on a river with a timelessness and mountain grandeur that is matched by few. It is a rafting trip of a lifetime, a multi-sport adventure, one of the world's premier wilderness rivers. Offered June – September  >>...
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  • Rogue River 3 to 4-Day – Class III - IV
    Rogue River 3 to 4-Day – Class III - IV
    The Rogue is an iconic American classic, a wilderness playground. One of the world’s great summer wilderness trips complete with remote riverside lodges. Varied craft choices satisfy a wide range of tastes and skill levels. These trips sell out quickly - now is the time to get your best choice of dates or to plan a custom or charter trip. Check it out this summer - June - September...
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  • Spring Rogue River Adventure Kayaking Trips
    Spring Rogue River Adventure Kayaking Trips
    Join us this Spring on a journey down one of the countries great wilderness rivers on high adventure kayak focused trips.  The Rogue in Spring is a perfect river for Inflatable Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding. It’s just you, your own personal craft, rapids at “face” level, and guides leading the way giving you tips, encouragement, and a helping hand when needed. Check it out this spring >>...
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  • Upper Klamath 2-Day Multi-Sport – Class IV+
    Upper Klamath 2-Day Multi-Sport – Class IV+
    Combine rafting big summer flows down rapids that are over a football field long, a comfortable back-country base camp, and options for mountain biking, running, inflatable kayaking, and fly fishing. This is a unique, action packed, adventure that we are excited to offer! Suggested minimum age 12. Offered late June to September
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  • Custom and Charter Rafting trips for 2015
    Custom and Charter Rafting trips for 2015
    You choose the river... You choose the dates... You choose your companions... And we make it happen! We specialize in putting together custom trips on our regularly run rivers, on rarely rafted rivers, and on combinations of rivers - it is one of our Passion's. Now is a great time to look at the possibilities for 2015!...
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Momentum and Our Environment

We have a strong commitment to the environment and its incredible wild areas and believe business's can help inspire solutions to the environmental crisis.


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Recent Testimonials From Our Guests

We ALL loved the trip very much. One woman in our group said it was a \"life changing\" experience for her. I appreciated that all of the guides treated us with respect, even though a couple people had to walk most of th...

Very professional and timely, fur and basic, ready for more either in Idaho or maybe Oregon.

My running trip with Momentum was great! The guides were the perfect amount of responsible, helpful, and fun! I had never run three days in a row before and they were nothing but supportive and confident in my ability, t...

Northern California, Idaho, and Oregon
Rafting Blog

Join us this Memorial Day Weekend
Get away and get out for Memorial Day Weekend! A 3-day High Adventure Wilderness Trip, a 3-day Wilderness Lodge Trip, or a Big Water 1-day trip.  Memorial Day weekend is a great time to get out on the river and avoid &...

The Rogue and Upper Klamath Are River Oasis’ Every Summer
- The Rogue and Klamath Rivers will have great water this summer  -   As river runners and river lovers we are so lucky to live in Southern Oregon – especially in years like this one. I have been guiding for …...

Upper Klamath 2-Day with KS Wild
The Upper Klamath 2-Day Multi-Sport with KS Wild   Join Momentum River Expeditions and Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center on a trip combining big summer flows down rapids that are over a football field long, an ultr...