Dave Hansen Whitewater; Jackson, Wyoming.

Dave Hansen pioneered the first Jackson Hole commercial whitewater rafting operation on the Snake River in 1967, naming the two biggest waves on the river, the Lunch Counter and the Big Kahuna. For four decades, Dave Hansen Whitewater has conducted scenic and whitewater float trips on Wyoming’s Snake River and this experience enables them to give you one of the safest trips on the river.

They are owners who guide and they have chosen to keep Dave Hansen Whitewater small so they can make your trip as enjoyable and personalized as possible, and it’s that personal touch that sets them apart from the other companies. Their crew takes great pride in making sure everyone is having a great time. Whether you’re six years old and want a turn on the oars, to 86 years old and want to ride the bull, They want you smiling and laughing your way down Jackson Hole’s Snake River.

They pride themselves on having the most hard-working and experienced guides in the valley and your safety is always their top concern. The guides are not simply Snake River guides, but they are all river enthusiasts with experienced gained from rafting thousands of miles of river throughout the United States. All of the guides have CPR and First Aid certification, and many have earned their advanced wilderness and river safety certifications. Whether it is sharing a good story about a Jackson Hole tall tale or spotting a bald eagle, the guides will help make your trip something you will remember for years to come.

You may want to take the 8 mile whitewater journey down the class II-III intermediate Snake River.  You will see stunning canyon scenery, calm stretches, and fun rapids, including the two biggest waves on the river.

You may choose the 16 mile continuous combo trip where you go 8 miles, take a short break, and then do another 8 miles.  You will experience a touch of nature that you will remember for years to come.  You may see wildlife such as deer, otters, moose or elk as wella s eagles, kingfishers, and osprey.

Maybe you would prefer the 21 mile combo trip.  The first 13 miles offer beautiful views of the Grand Tetons and some of the best eagle-nesting habitat in the lower 48.  You will then do 8 miles of exciting whitewater and a well deserved deli lunch.  There is a bus ride between the sections on this trip.

Location:
225 W Broadway
Jackson Hole, WY

Phone: 307-733-6295

Email: info@davehansenwhitewater.com