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I Have a Medical Condition. Can I Still Go Rafting?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

We try our best to accommodate all of our guests’ needs on multi-day river trips. If you have a medical condition you are concerned will prevent you from enjoying an overnight trip, we may be able to help in most cases. We always encourage our guests with specific needs to contact us before booking a […]

Learning to Kayak on the Salmon River with Will Howerton

Saturday, April 20th, 2019

WWRE is bringing back an old favorite this summer! We will be offering a revamped kayak course July 16-20, 2019 in partnership with Central Oregon Whitewater Academy (COWA). The trip will take place on the lower portion of the Salmon River known as The Canyons. In just 5 days and 53 miles Will Howerton, owner […]

What it Takes to Be a River Guide: An Interview with Trip Leader Robin Pace

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Have you ever thought about becoming a river guide but weren’t sure how to make it happen? Being a river guide is an exciting job that requires a certain mindset and technical training. To learn more about what it takes to be a river guide, we interviewed Robin Pace, one of our trip leaders, to […]

Why a Multi-day Whitewater River Trip is a Chance to Connect

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Family vacations can be stressful due to the amount of planning required to make it a success. Allow yourself the opportunity to enjoy a family vacation where all the planning is done for you. A multi-day whitewater rafting trip offers all the perks of being on vacation with your loved ones, with none of the hassle.

The Brain and Nature

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

At Winding Waters River Expeditions, we see it every summer. Our pre-trip meetings are filled with guests excited about the adventure to come, but uneasy about leaving behind devices and “connection”. Yet once the group embarks into the wilderness, it takes a little time, but the feeling of “being in the moment” takes over. On […]

Happy 50th Anniversary Wild & Scenic Rivers Act!

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

“While progress should never come to a halt, there are many places it should never come to at all.” — Paul Newman National Wild & Scenic Rivers Act 2018 marks the 50th year of the National Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. We have this act (and Congress) to thank for looking ahead and preserving public access […]