Close to both Portland and Salem, the North Santiam River offers plenty of beginner rapids and consistent water flows. It is a wonderful beginner rafting trip. Some of our warmest weather trips are on the North Santiam because of its year-round season.
Based just 30 miles from Portland, Oregon, Blue Sky Rafting has been offering high quality Oregon rafting trips since 1997. We truly believe that time spent on the river can change your life.
Specializing in Oregon whitewater rafting trips close to the Portland metro area, our goal is to provide a first-class rafting experience and still allow time to enjoy all the other activities available in and around Portland.
There are a variety of excellent river trips within an hour and a half of downtown Portland, Oregon including the amazing Clackamas River.
Blue Sky Whitewater Rafting is licensed by the State of Oregon, fully insured, and proudly operates under a Special Use Permit in cooperation with Mt. Hood National Forest. We are an equal opportunity service provider.