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Not Your Average Internship: City Kids and Mad River Boat Trips

My name is Janiya Battle and I am from Washington DC and a part of the City Kids Wilderness Project and I’ve been in the program for five almost six years now. I’ve become an intern at Mad River for career exploration and I was put onto this internship by my lovely organization the City…

Mad River Rafting Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Mad River Rafting Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act It’s a beautiful, sunny day in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. You and your friends are rocketing your way through whitewater rapids with its many unexpected twists and turns. The scenery is spectacular, but you’re a bit too preoccupied paddling and trying to…

Celebrate Special Events with Riverside Dining & Rafting on the Snake River in Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole is a beautiful destination for celebrating just about any event. People from all over the world choose our valley as the backdrop for their weddings, family reunions, company retreats, retirement parties, birthday celebrations, and more. With so much beauty surrounding the area, why dine indoors? When it comes to reserving a table for that special…

Our 40th Anniversary: The History of Mad River Boat Trips

For our company, guiding new people down the Snake River each day is more than just letting them crush rapids. The Snake has so much to offer: beautiful scenery, flourishing wildlife, and exciting water flow. But what most people don’t realize is how much history lies in this land, this river, and this company. For…

Total Solar Eclipse Coming to Wyoming in August

What are you doing on the 21 st of August? Coming to Jackson Hole maybe? Thinking very hard about coming to Jackson Hole, Wyoming? Already made the final decision to come to Jackson Hole? That is an EXCELLENT choice, my friend! August 21 st is going to be a day for the record books – but only if your…

Summer! Summer! Summer!

Summer in Jackson Hole is beautiful, as usual, and the people are here to prove it. The streets of town are packed with park visitors, and our Boathouse is bursting with rafters. We are having a nice long stretch of dry weather in Western Wyoming as well, which means it is HOT and DRY. Great rafting weather,…

Must-See Wyoming Attractions

When you make it to Wyoming there are going to be a hundred things to accomplish and see. The list can get quite extensive, I know, I’m still whittling my own list down after living here for a decade. We are blessed as a whole to have so many options for Wyoming State Park historic…

Mad River Rafting Guides and Their Alter-Egos

What Do River Guides Do All Winter? Here at Mad River Boat Trips we have the benefit of spending all of our time in, and around the Snake River. That is, during the summer time we do. Unfortunately, we can’t run the river all year round. Water levels drop in the fall and winter and…

Jackson Hole, WY Whitewater Rafting Video

Mad River Boat Trips is your rafting ticket to exploring the wet and wild Snake River. Watch some of our favorite Jackson Hole whitewater rafting videos below. The Mad River guides are happy to share their vast knowledge of animals, flora, and geology of the area, and all guides hold advanced certifications in rafting safety….

What to Wear White Water Rafting on the Snake River in Jackson Hole, WY

What to Wear on a River Rafting Trip Mad River Boat Trips is a great way to experience the thrill of white water rafting on the legendary Snake River. Get a group of your closet friends, co-workers, or family together and come on down to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to have a memorable rafting trip. Come join…

Must-Do Autumn Activities in Jackson Hole, WY

Whether you’re new to the Jackson Hole area or have been living there your entire life, you’re about to enter one of the most breathtakingly gorgeous seasons imaginable – autumn. As the summer weather begins to become a distant memory and the days get shorter, a stunning transformation takes place. The animals in the area…

How Whitewater Rafting Can Be Used for Corporate Team Building

Teambuilding with Whitewater Rafting in Jackson, WY Sometimes, it takes an extraordinary experience to help you understand and bond with the people you work with. One such experience that combines excitement with learning, adventure with cooperation, and playfulness with professionalism, is whitewater rafting. According to a 2012 Wakefield Research Study, 31 percent of employees dislike…

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