When you are looking for whitewater rafting near Seattle you can't beat the Skykomish River. It is the ultimate whitewater rafting adventure in Washington State. Combining intense whitewater action with incredible scenery, the “Sky” is a favorite of clients and guides alike. Meet your guide at Big Eddy fishing access off highway 2, only an hour from downtown Leavenworth or Everett. When you are looking for Class V whitewater near Seattle think of the Skykomish River. Book a trip today or contact Wildwater River Guides with questions.
The clear turquoise water of the Skykomish River flows around house sized boulders, creating unique and challenging rapids. The famous class V “Boulder Drop” is one of the longest and hardest rapids in Washington State, but it isn’t the only rapid that keeps our expert guides on their toes. On this 9 milestretch of river you'll experience numerous class III and IV rapids such as “Railroad,” “Deja Vu,” and “Lunch Hole.”
If you’ve been rafting before and are looking for a more challenging and exhilarating adventure then the Skykomish River is the trip for you! The put in is located just down the road from Gold Bar and is a perfect choice when you are looking for rafting near Everett or Leavenworth.