Exciting Outdoor Family Activities for 2017 in Riggins, Idaho

Apr

11

Exciting Outdoor Family Activities for 2017 in Riggins, Idaho

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outdoor-riggins-idahoAre you tired of the concrete jungle? Perhaps, you are stressed doing your usual routine and you want to experience something different?

If you are planning something fun with the family this 2017, it is a good idea to explore the outdoors of Idaho. In fact, you’ll never run out of activities in Idaho. And if you are looking for a place to start, let Riggins be your starting point. It offers access to different fun activities. Here are some outdoor activities that you might find interesting when you visit Riggins, Idaho.

Experience the Salmon River

Also known as the River of No Return, the Salmon River is among the most popular places to visit in the state of Idaho. The Salmon River flows for 425 miles in Central Idaho. It is a great place to visit since it is one of the largest rivers in the continental US.

It also offers picturesque views that can be enjoyed by the entire family. If you love history, you will also enjoy the fact that the Salmon River has been inhabited for the last 8,000 years. It was even considered a sacred ground, not to mention a rich source of food for the indigenous people in the area.

If you are into adventures, then maybe you can also try the wild river adventure. Over the years, it is the most popular activity on the Salmon River. Boat tours can’t be this fun. Complete with safety equipment, it is even a great activity for first timers.  Find more information on our activities page!

Camping Activities

If you ever end up in Riggins, be sure that you have your outdoor gear with you. It is also possible for you to experience the wilderness tours in Riggins. It gives you the opportunity not only to camp but to even do some fishing activities that kids will love. For those going to Riggins with adults, you can even hunt as long as you have the necessary permit.

Enjoy the Jet Boat Race

Yearly, people from all over the US visit Idaho to witness the action-packed Salmon River Jet Boat Races. For the 33rd Annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races in Riggins, Idaho, the dates are April 14 to 16 2017. The good news is that it is FREE.

Exciting aerial view of the Salmon River

If you want to experience the Salmon River tour in a different way, you can try the helicopter tour. Though it lasts only for about ten minutes, it is a great experience for you. You will be able to see the majestic beauty of the Salmon River from a different perspective. The helicopter tour is available all year round.

If you are planning to do an activity with your family in Riggins, Idaho, it is a good idea to stay at the picturesque Steelhead Inn. Steelhead Inn offers comfortable, riverside villas where you and your family can rest. It is a riverfront motel in Central Idaho that is a home-away-from-home to many travelers. With over 9 rooms, you can enjoy amenities such as Wi-Fi, TV, and free long distance calls, along with a community kitchen, dining room and Treager grills.. making it a perfect Idaho destination for family and friends gatherings.

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