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Tours Near Suncadia

Rill's offers both self-guided and professionally guided trips on the Upper Yakima River, just 30 minutes from the Suncadia Lodge. The float on the Upper Yakima River has plenty of swimming opportunities, a 25' cliff jump, an old railroad tunnel, plenty of animals and one set of class II rapids.

lower Yakima Kayaks Paddling on Yakima Teanaway River

The Upper Yakima drop in location is about 25 minutes from Suncadia the take-out is another 15 minute drive down river. Most groups, drive their own car to the meeting location. However, shuttles can be arranged on most days depending whether our extra shuttle bus has been reserved for another group or not.

Professionally guided trips take the hassle out of your day. Your guide meets you at the river in the morning to help your group get fitted for flotation devices and ready for the day. Then, they will help you maneuver down the river, either hitting as many small rapids as possible or avoiding all the splashes for a more relaxing day. After stopping at a popular swimming spot for lunch your guide will help your boat safely get into the take out and exit the river.

If you want to do a self guided trip you can do that as well. A self guided trip includes the equipment rental, PFD's, Paddles, and a shuttle for the drivers. A Rill Adventures Employee will brief your group on how to paddle on the river and river safety before you depart. At the end of the day they will help you exit the river at the take-out. You will be on your own on the water.

Taking a Break Yakima River Swimming on Upper Yakima Kayaking on Upper Yakima