3 Day Camp Rafting Trip
Have fun in the sun with our family-friendly weekend getaway trip! This trip features 3 days floating and 2 nights camping in the 40 mile long wild and scenic corridor of the Rogue River.
You will spend your days floating on a raft or in a single man kayak and evenings at our complete and comfortable riverside camps. Each day offers new historic sites and beautiful side creeks to stop and enjoy.
3 Day Camp Trip
Wild & Scenic Rogue River
(6-11 years old)
* Trip price subject to 3% BLM fee and $10.00 USFS per person user fee.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
July: 11,13, 20, 25, 27, 28
August: 8, 10,11, 22, 24, 26, 27
September: 1, 3, 13
- Duration: 3 Days
- Rapid Level: Class II-IV
- Season: May thru October
- Age: 6 to 106 years of age.
- Orientation: 5:45 pm at Morrisons Lodge the evening before your trip.
- Trip start: 8:00 am at Morrisons Rogue River Lodge near Galice, Oregon.
- Camp two nights along the river.
- End: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm back at Morrisons Rogue River Lodge.
- What’s Included: All meals, guides, camping gear, lodge night, rafts, transportation to and from the river.
- Not Included: Adult beverages, guide gratuity, Government access fees.
Day before you launch
Meet at Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Lodge (8500 Galice Road, Merlin, Oregon) at 5:45 PM for a meet and greet and orientation. You will be given dry bags to pack for your trip and have an opportunity to ask any last minute questions.
Please arrive at Morrisons Rogue River Lodge (8500 Galice Road, Merlin, Oregon) by 8 am and check in with our office staff. Dry bags that are given out the night before at orientation should be packed and collected by the guides. You will then lock your car and put keys in key storage at Morrisons Rogue River Lodge office.
- 8:45 am – Board bus.
- 9:15 am – Arrive at the river and get fitted with life jackets. Trip safety talk.
- 10 am – River day with visits to historic sites, a short hike, a riverside lunch, and swimming.
- 4 pm – Camp activities, set up camp, read a book, relax, hike, nap, dinner, storytelling, and stargazing.
- 7:00 am – Lots of coffee.
- 8:00 am – Breakfast
- 9:30 am – On the river exploring Zane Greys Cabin, the Rogue River Ranch, swimming, riverside lunch, and a water fight or two.
- 4:30 pm – Camp activities, more relaxing, and delicious appetizers, dinner, and dessert.
- This is your departure day. You’ll head to the takeout at Foster Bar (near Agness, Oregon) at 2 pm. See takeout instructions below.
Foster Bar Take Out
Takeout is at 2 pm at Foster Bar (near Agness, Oregon). Foster Bar is 26 miles from the city of Gold Beach and the Pacific Ocean. Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventure vans will pick you up and bring you back to our offices. However, you can have your car shuttled for an additional $115 and you can visit the Redwoods or other parts of the Oregon Coast.
Where can I leave my pet while I am on a trip?
We recommend leaving your pet(s) at home. If you are traveling with your pet(s) and need to find a place for them to stay while you are on a trip with us we have some recommendations for lodging for your pet:
One Day stay: Canine Club (541) 507-1230
If you have any questions about our trips, please call our offices 7 days a week at 1-800-336-1647. Our friendly office staff is glad to answer any questions about our trips or visiting the great state of Oregon.
Where is the best place to stay the night before the trip?
Morrisons Lodge is a great place to prepare and launch for your trip. It offers riverside cabins, secluded townhomes, and cozy lodge rooms. A gourmet 4-course dinner is available in the evenings, and a country-style buffet breakfast is available before your trip in the morning.
- Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Lodge: (800) 826-1963 (about $150) – Morrisons Lodge
Other Lodging Options
- Weasku Inn (541) 471-8000 (about $195) – www.weasku.com
- Double Tree Guest Ranch (541) 416-0120 (about $145) – www.doubletree-ranch.com
- The Lodge at Riverside (541) 955-0600 (about $175) – www.thelodgeatriverside.com
- Riverside Inn (541) 476-6873 (about $145) – www.riverside-inn.com
- Holiday Inn Express (541) 471-6144 (about $160) – www.hiexpress.com
Indian Mary, Griffin Park, and Almeda Park all take reservations. For reservations call 1-800-452-5687 or visit www.reserveamerica.com
What lodges do we stay at on the river?
You will stay at Morrisons Lodge the night before your trip leaves. While on the river, it depends on the trip. You might stay at any of the following lodges: Black Bar Lodge, Marial Lodge, and/or Paradise Lodge.
What kind of food do you serve?
We provide a picnic style lunch that includes healthy light meals ideal for river trips. On our multiple day trips, the lodges will provide dinner and breakfast for the lodge trips, and our guides will turn into gourmet cooks for the camp trips. They will cook anything from bbq chicken to fajitas to stir-fry, salmon, and steak. They follow it up with desserts such as chocolate cake, vanilla pudding cake, or our famous bacon peanut butter chocolate crumble. If you have any kind of dietary specifications, please let us know so we can accommodate your needs.
Do you provide drinks?
We serve water and juice on our trips. You are responsible for bringing anything else that you would like to have to drink.
Do you serve alcohol on the trips?
We do not provide alcohol. You are welcome to bring alcohol with you on the trips. On multiple day trips, we provide a cooler for you to store any extra drinks that you would like to bring. Marial and Paradise Lodge also offer a wide selection of alcoholic beverages to purchase at a ‘wilderness’ price.
What do I bring?
When you book a trip we will send out an itinerary on what you need to bring or you can download a PDF.
What do I wear?
Dressing safely and comfortably (not to mention fashionable) for river trips is a challenging task. It is very important and should not be taken lightly. For much of the season, you will need two sets of clothing: one for on the river and one for camp or the lodge.
During the day, shorts, swimsuit, water sandals, hat, and sunglasses are best. Sun protection is always a priority. There is no shade on the river. Please plan on wearing shoes that attach to your feet. No flip flops!
In the evening, you will need a dry pair of shoes or sandals, a warm pair of pants, and a sweatshirt or jacket. In the heat of the summer, you may just need dry shorts and a t-shirt for the evenings, but the mornings are always chilly, so be prepared with a warm top.
It is always a good idea to bring a rain jacket and pants. Oregon is known for erratic weather.
For more specifics on what to pack, reference the itinerary provided with your trip confirmation email.
What happens if I need to go to the bathroom?
On the Wild and Scenic Section, the lodges have bathrooms, and many of the places we camp have outhouses, but in case an outhouse isn’t available, we carry a riverside toilet system. We make sure you have a bathroom available at all stops.
How high are the rapids ranked?
Rapids are classed on a scale from 1 to 6. The Wild and Scenic Rogue River includes rapids ranging from Class 1, 2, 3, and two Class 4 rapids that are easily walked around if preferred.
Class I (easy) – Moving water with small waves that can tug a boat. This is the calmest class, with minimal maneuvering required.
Class II (novice) – Easy rapids, with waves up to 3 ft tall that are easily seen, and wide channels. Some maneuvering required.
Class III (intermediate) – Offer plenty of excitement with waves up to 4 ft and narrow passages that send the boat shimmying and water gushing over it’s sides.
Class IV (advanced) – Long, difficult rapids, with turbulent water that requires precise maneuvering. Guaranteed to get your heart racing!
Class V (expert) – A constant adrenaline rush. You’ll see large waves, complex, gushing rapids, twisting, and spinning.
Class VI (extreme) – Considered “un-runnable” and have rarely been attempted due to their difficulty, unpredictability, and danger. This is the most dangerous class and should only be attempted by a team of experts.