1-800-522-WILD (9453)




(Class II-III)

Stunning scenery and mild whitewater action make the Skagit River a perfect introduction into whitewater rafting for the entire family.  This spectacular river is best known for its magnificent scenery and emerald colored waters.  Established in 1978 as a Wild and Scenic River, the Skagit River winds its way through the rugged North Cascades National Park on this 8 miles stretch of water.  Located near Newhalem, Washington, the Skagit River Whitewater trip is perfect for those looking for breathtaking scenery and mild whitewater action.

Season: March-September    3.5 - 4 hours    Price $69/p    Age Requirements: 8 years old




North Cascades Highway 20 East to Goodell Creek Campground

(1/2 mile West of Newhalem).

Look for Wildwater Guides vehicle. If lost, call 1.509.470.8558

In addition to the directions provided, Wildwater strongly suggests using a Washington State highway map.


Driving Time:

From Seattle 2.5 - 3 hours

Meet at rendezvous.

1. Park cars. 2. Check in. Read through and sign participation waiver. 3. Receive the gear you will need for your river trip, change, and use your vehicle as a personal locker. 4. Ride the shuttle vehicle to the put-in/launch site. 5. Participate in a Guide Trip Talk. 6. Break into raft groups; meet your individual guide. 7. Go through basic river rafting instruction. 8. Raft river. 9. Take-out, change into dry clothing and return river gear you used to Wildwater Staff.

What You'll Need

We supply all of  the river  equipment  that you will need, including a sleeveless wetsuit, neoprene booties for your feet, a helmet, and a PFD (personal floatation device). *Cold Spring days a splash jacket can also be provided upon request.

For this river trip we suggest you bring:

• Swimsuit or swim trunks to wear under the wetsuit provided.

• Sunglasses with croakie attachment.

• If you are worried about getting cold on the trip you can bring extra layers. Fleece, wool, and polypropylene materials work best. Avoid anything made of cotton.

Feel free to call us with any questions:

1-800-522-WILD (9453)  •  1-509-470-8558.

When you make a reservation with Wildwater River Guides, we hold those raft seats, kayaks,or SUPs for you on that trip date and time. We may have to turn away others from that particular trip date. If you decide to cancel, it is difficult for us to book someone else on that trip, especially if cancellations are made on short notice.




7+ days prior to the trip date you will receive 100% refund.

Minus $10 per person to cover fees and processing.


Within the 7 days no refunds will be given.


No exceptions for sickness, personal emergencies or No Shows!


NOTE: You may substitute another person at any time without a penalty.


Trips go out rain or shine.