No vacation to Black Butte Ranch is complete without at least one, hair-raising, thrilling adventure. White water rafting in Oregon is an excellent way to get that adrenaline pumping in your veins while appreciating one of the most visually stunning areas of the United States. Row down roaring rapids near the Ranch and soak in the sight of lush forestry and grandiose mountains bordering a pristine river with your loved ones at your side. 

What You Need to Know about White Water Rafting in Oregon

If you’ve been looking for things to do in Bend, Oregon, consider trying your hand at white water rafting—no prior experience required! You don’t necessarily have to be a strong swimmer either as everyone’s required to wear life jackets, but it may impact which level rapids you’re able to ride. Regardless, the expert guides will help you every step of the way. They’ll tell you when to paddle, direct your crew where to go, and ensure you have a safe, enjoyable journey down the many waterways near our Oregon rentals. Luckily for you, there are plenty of options for those looking to go white water rafting in Oregon.

  1. Ozel Outfitters offers half or full-day trips for family and friends down the Deschutes and McKenzie Rivers, which are closest to the Ranch. They provide lunches for full-day or river trips and a few different trip options. Decide whether you want the most exciting, most popular, or the least difficult white water rafting trip and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. 
  2. RiverStone Rafting provides some of the best white water rafting in Bend, Oregon, down the Deschutes and McKenzie Rivers. They have 30 years of combined experience, which they utilize to deliver the best tour for your squad.
  3. Sun Country Tours is the perfect place for families to bond over their first-ever rafting experience. However, if you’re looking for something more adult-oriented, they also feature a Raft N’ Brew trip that includes beer tasting.

Kick Back, Relax, & Have Some Fun at the Ranch

There’s never a shortage of things to do at Black Butte Ranch: horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, biking, hiking, archery, swimming, tennis, skiing, snowboarding, and so much more. We even have activities for those who prefer the finer things in life, like our spa services, on-site retail, and fantastic dining options at the Black Butte Lodge. Plus, we have exclusive specials so that you can get the most out of your getaway. For more details on white water rafting in Oregon, or if you like to make a reservation, please give us a call at 866-901-2961.