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

  • WANT WATER? We got it! 1 to 6 Day Summer Wilderness Trips
    WANT WATER? We got it! 1 to 6 Day Summer Wilderness Trips
    All of our summer rivers will have great flows this year! Despite dry conditions in California and in some parts of Oregon the Rogue and Klamath Rivers have full lakes and reservoirs and will have their normal summer flows. Summer flows on both rivers are managed to protect Salmon fisheries and once the spring melt is over the summer flow is about the same every year.  So that means the Rogue will offer the same iconic Pacific Northwest wilder...
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  • Half and Day Trips From Ashland Oregon - Class III to Class IV+
    Half and Day Trips From Ashland Oregon - Class III to Class IV+
    Combine everything our home of Ashland, Oregon has to offer with what is perhaps the best summer whitewater rafting on the west coast or a more mellow 'taste' of whitewater option.  There is a reason we are based here! Check out our quick trips from Ashland >>...
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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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  • 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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  • 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 Wilderness Fall Fishing Trips
    Rogue River Wilderness Fall Fishing Trips
    The Rogue River offers the mix of a world-class wilderness canyon, whitewater, old west history, wilderness lodging, and fall Steelhead Fishing. We offer two trips styles; one that is great for all levels of fishing ability, including first timers; and one that is geared towards the more avid fly fisherman. Check it out - September - November...
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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

My husband and I appreciated the expertise and the excitement of our 3 day adventure with Momentum. Whether body floating, riding the rapids or sitting between our guides talking about our day we felt that Momentum gave ...

OMG ... What an incredible family reunion with the most amazing guides, camping hosts. Can\'t say enough. Trip of a lifetime. Thank you sooo much!!!

We had the absolute best time on the river with you all. What an awesome group! I\'m still glowing from it.

Northern California, Idaho, and Oregon
Rafting Blog

WANT WATER? We got it! 1 to 6 Day Summer Wilderness Trips
All of our summer rivers will have great flows this year! Despite dry conditions in California and in some parts of Oregon the Rogue and Klamath Rivers have full lakes and reservoirs and will have their normal summer flo...

Donate To Rogue Riverkeeper And Get 25% Off A Rogue Trip This Spring!
Support Your Local Natural Wonder And Enjoy An Amazing Spring Adventure   The Rogue is a Charter Member of the National Wild and Scenic River System and one of the most beautiful (and famous) river trips in the coun...

Is there a cooler Holiday gift then a River Trip?
We are not sure, but a river trip is pretty cool! And it is a very unique gift for the adventurous, for those that like to take vacations, and for those that really need to take vacations. It is also a … Visit the Momentum Blog >