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Best Outdoor Adventure Trips for Dad

Best Outdoor Adventures for Dad  

Who doesn’t love the good ole outdoors and some fun with the family, these trips also make for great excuses for the guys to get-a-way and get a little rowdy. 

North Fork American River - Class IV - Auburn, CA

Class IV+ action available Fathers Day weekend! Free flowing full day trip near Sacramento, CA and Lake Tahoe, not always running this late in the season. Ages 14+ and swimming skills required for this trip. 1 day options or combo with the South Fork American for a 2 day vacation with camping!

Lower Middle Fork American River - Class II - Auburn, CA

A fun 1/2 day Class II family friendly adventure for kids ages 4+. This trip is great for all ages and allows for a fun multigenerational outdoor activity. Inflatable kayak rentals also available on this trip, tandem or solo options, for an added challenge. 

Oregon Ornithology - 3 Day Deschutes River Rafting - Maupin, OR

Send Dad on this unique 3 day rafting and birding adventure on the Deschutes River. Our newest specialty trip is coming up very soon, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to partner with Brodie Cass Talbot, President of the Oregon Birding Association. Brodie will be leading this interpretive journey with his river, historical and birding knowledge. 

Rafting with Band Members from Red Dirt Ruckus - Lower Klamath River

Get ready for a river ruckus! Join us with several members from Red Dirt Ruckus as we raft, jam and relax on the Lower Klamath River. This is a 3 day vacation with 2 nights on river camping where we take all the gear on river with us. Family friendly and fully funky, this trip has very limited availability. 

Snake River - Fall Fishing Trips on Hells Canyon - Halfway, OR

A 4 day wilderness trip into Hells Canyon. These trips are scheduled for the fall with several dates allowing for Chukar hunting as well. Book dad a space now or gift him the trip!


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