McKenzie River Inn


Rafting the scenic & mighty McKenzie river

The crystal clear waters of the McKenzie River cuts through lush temperate rain forest of old Douglas fir and Western Red cedar, ideal for beginner and experienced rafters.

Full Day Upper McKenzie $89/rafter:
 The Upper McKenzie will give you non-stop action on a stretch with fast whitewater. As part of a team you will assist your guide in paddling through breathtaking rapids to enjoy an exciting ride. A river side lunch will be provided.

Half Day Upper $59/rafter:
  The shorter version of our full day upper trip only entails less distance but with the same non-stop action and fast whitewater with stunning rapids. Lunch is not included.

Full Day Lower $89/rafter: 
For first time rafters and families, this run will provide relaxing calm stretches with exciting Class II and III whitewater including the famous Martin’s Rapid. This is a great introduction to the pristine beauty of this river. The trip begins at Forest Glen Boat Landing in Blue River to travel 12 miles to Helfrich Boat landing. We stop for a riverside lunch at the McKenzie River Inn.

Half day Lower $59/rafter: The shorter version of our full day lower trip only entails less distance with relaxing calm stretches and exciting Class II and III whitewater including the famous Martin’s Rapid. The trip begins at the Finn Rock Boat landing to travel 8 miles to Helfrich boat landing. Lunch is not included.

Meeting Time and Place: To be announced and is subject to preference and water conditions.

Riverside campgrounds are available along the river in U.S. Forest Service campgrounds. Lodging is available at the McKenzie River Inn “Retreat for the Arts” (541) 822 6260.

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Book a trip at: or call: 503 962 0389

We accept all major credit/debit cards: Mastercard/VISA/American Express/Discover

Had a fabulous day (although a tad cold!)on the McKenzie River rafting with Bert de Klerk of Bert’s Guide Service at the McKenzie River Inn Riverside Cabins Thank you Bert for a great trip! We can’t wait to do a longer one next year!!!!!!
Kyda D., Oregon

Hi Bert,

 Thank you. We had a great time at the McKenzie River Inn and on board your raft. Irma & Bob and the boys left this morning, back to The Netherlands.  I know they really enjoyed their stay at the Inn. It was a perfect way to end a vacation and spend some time with them.


Thanks again.





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