Scenic Float trip on the Snake River in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Jackson Hole Scenic Rafting

Flying down a river over rough rapids is exciting enough to get anyone's blood pumping. The extreme speed--coupled with the knowledge that the only thing separating the adventurer's body from the mountain water is a rubber raft--will get any risk-taker off the shore. For most people though, extreme river rafting seems a bit daunting. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for scenic rafting, which leaves you invigorated without giving you such an intense rush.Bald eagle in tree seen during scenic float trip in Jackson Hole (photo by Bill Willcox)

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Scenic rafting still involves a simple rubber raft on water, of course. However, the point of scenic river rafting is right there in its name--to check out the beautiful scenery along the river. With scenic rafting, you should be able to snap photos of the shore and possibly even spot birds and wild animals rather than hanging on for dear life.


The Best Places for Jackson Hole Scenic Rafting
Some of the best scenic rafting in the country can be found in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Jackson Hole is a picturesque mountain town boasting the Teton mountain range and Grand Teton National Park. With the scenery offered by the Tetons, as well as a blooming supply of cottonwood trees, scenic rafting in Jackson Hole is a peaceful experience that will leave you with some amazing photographs and memories.Scenic float trip on the Snake River in Jackson Hole Wyoming

To find the best places to stay during a scenic river rafting trip--as well as the top river-rafting companies in the area--check out This easy-to-navigate online guide offers lodging, restaurant and activity recommendations for all types of travelers. From golfing to gallery-hopping, hiking to horseback-riding, Jackson Hole is a vacationer's paradise. And with, you won't miss out on any of it.