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

  • Spring High Adventure Trips – 2014
    Spring High Adventure Trips – 2014
    Since Momentum began we have been known for running difficult, unique, and off the beaten path rivers - these trips are our roots and we love them! And there is no better time for trips like this than the spring. More rivers running, more options, less people, and stunning canyons just waking up from winter. Here are a few of our spring high adventure trips that still have space left:   Rogue River Adventure Kayaking Trips   ...
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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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  • Our 2014 Lower Owyhee Inflatable Kayaking Expedition
    Our 2014 Lower Owyhee Inflatable Kayaking Expedition
    On our Lower Owyhee Inflatable Kayaking Expedition you will spend six days immersed in one of the most remote, wild, and beautiful areas of the United States. Six days of paddling, fishing, hiking, and exploring the "Grand Canyon of Oregon at a time and in a way that few have ever enjoyed it - this is one of our most unique and active trips! Check it out>>...
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  • Custom and Charter Rafting trips for 2014
    Custom and Charter Rafting trips for 2014
    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 2014!...
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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

First and foremost: a huge thanks to the entire, professional crew at Momentum for guiding our large group on a trip on the Lower Klamath River. They really took care of everything and all that was needed on our end was ...

So much FUN!! Alan, our guide, was awesome. He made the experienceI Fantastic.I have gone rafting twice and Momentum has been great both times. Mike was my guide on my first trip and he did a great job. I am sticking wit...

My husband and I took a trip out west on July 2, 2013. We planned on traveling down the coast of Oregon. We heard about Momentuum Whitewater Rafting online and decided to give it a try. After talking to a customer rep. w...

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Rafting Blog

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...

Spring High Adventure Trips – 2014
Since Momentum began we have been known for running difficult, unique, and off the beaten path rivers – these trips are our roots and we love them! And there is no better time for trips like this than the spring. &...

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 >