The Skagit River is the perfect Seattle area family friendly adventure. The put in is at the Goodell Creek campground located within North Cascades National Park and just off the scenic North Cascades Highway, about an hour and 45 minutes from downtown Everett. Located 1/2 mile from Newhalem, it is close to other exciting activities like Ladder Creek Falls, the Trail of the Cedars and Diablo Dam. The Skagit River rafting trip will take you through mild Class II and Class III whitewater and continuous stunning scenery along the 9 mile stretch of Wild and Scenic River. When you are looking for a fun, family friendly activity near Seattle, think of Wildwater and the Skagit River. Book a trip today, or contact Wildwater River Guides with questions.
Rafting on the Skagit River is a perfect introduction into whitewater rafting for the entire family. The majority of the 9 mile trip is simple class II rapids perfect for enjoying the view and getting the novice rafters used to paddling. Near the end you will find the class III S-bends rapid and famous Skagitator hole to test your skills. Everyone 8 and up will find rafting a new and exciting way to see the emerald green waters of the Skagit! Sign up for this family friendly adventure today.