Rogue River Wild and Scenic Rafting Trip

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Rogue River Wild and Scenic Rafting Trip is a 34.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Merlin, Oregon that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for nature trips and whitewater kayaking and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
34.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
426 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

nature trips

whitewater kayaking

river

This is one of the best rafting trips in the lower 48 States. This is the official "Wild & Scenic" portion of the Rogue River between Grave Creek and Foster Bar. It has a bunch of Class II and III rapids along the length, a Class IV in Mule Creek Canyon and a Class V right off the bat just down from the put in called Rainee Falls. Some Boaters take 3-4 days to do this section but it is possible as an overnight at the Rogue River Ranch campsite. You'll see a lot of wildlife including black bears and have a ton of fun in the rapids.

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful moderate hike on ledges above the Rogue River. The trail varies from well worn path to very rocky and a challenge for the ankles. Trail crosses several small streams coming down the slopes and it occasionally goes down to the river bank.

Plenty of poison oak to watch out for, other hikers mentioned seeing snakes, we did not.