Difficulty: Class II

Age: 7+ 

Length: 3 hours plus 30 minute shuttle

Start Location: 30 Minutes from Cle Elum

Dates: Memorial Day – Labor Day

Upper River where rafting and kayaking tours go through

Cle Elum River (Class II-III)

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the natural wonder of the Cle Elum River. With stunning scenery, diverse wildlife, and a thrilling adventure down the swift and scenic river, our professionally guided rafting trip is the perfect antidote to your daily routine. So gather your friends and family, and let us take you on a journey you’ll never forget.

As you make your way down the Cle Elum River, you’ll feel like you’re in your own private paradise. The secluded surroundings and untouched nature will make you feel at peace, giving you a sense of relaxation and tranquility.

The Cle Elum River is a nature lover’s paradise. As you glide down the river, you’ll see towering trees, vibrant wildflowers, and an array of wildlife including eagles, songbirds, deer, and bears. You’ll be surrounded by stunning views that will take your breath away.

Floating down the meandering and braided Cle Elum River is an experience best shared with loved ones. You’ll laugh, chat, and make memories that will last a lifetime as you explore the river’s twists and turns together. However, if you’re traveling with kids or looking for a more interactive trip, we recommend the  Yakima River. With its gentle waters, there are plenty of opportunities to swim, splash, and stop along the way. Whatever your preference, we have the perfect river adventure for you.


No, we do not allow guests to bring their own rafts or kayaks. Our trips are guided, and we provide all the necessary equipment.

We operate our trips rain or shine, and our guides are trained to navigate the river in various weather conditions. If we need to cancel the trip due to unsafe conditions, we will offer a full refund or reschedule the trip for another day.

The Cle Elum River trip is approximately 3 hours long plus a 45 minute shuttle at the beginning of the trip.

No, we do not allow pets on the Cle Elum River trip.

You will need to arrange transportation to the starting point, which is located at Firemans Park in South Cle Elum. You can use your own vehicle or book a shuttle service through our company.

Meals can be provided but are not included in the basic reservation. You can bring your own food if you would like, but please note glass and styrofoam are not allowed on the river. 

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