Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips in Grand Teton National Park

Book Your 2015 Trip Now

Our on-line reservations are open 24/7 so you can book your 2015 scenic float trip at any time. If you’d prefer to visit with us in person, our office is open from 8am to 6pm. Give us a call at 1-800-365-1800, and Pam, Nadine or Leith will he happy to schedule a scenic float trip for you. Our first float trip of the 2015 season launches on May 14th, so book today!

Book Your Scenic Float Trip in Grand Teton National Park

When you’re looking for things to do in Jackson Hole, your first stop should be Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips. Book a raft trip with us, and you’ll be rafting with Jackson Hole’s best!

Our original 10-mile Snake River Scenic Float Trips operate wholly within Grand Teton National Park. Wild nature surrounds you on these river rafting trips. You’ll float beneath the Grand Tetons in an area untouched by human development for generations. And Barker-Ewing’s experienced river guides will share fascinating information on:

  • The unique history of Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole
  • The geology and ecology of the pristine Snake River environment
  • The abundant wildlife in our valley and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

The Snake River headwaters are a part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers system. Barker-Ewing is honored to be rafting the only stretch of the Snake River in Jackson Hole to be officially designated as “scenic”.

Our high level of safety and customer satisfaction supports our reputation as the Best in Jackson Hole.

Colter’s Run and other Tall Tales

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Artwork showing John Colter and Yellowstone GeysersBarker-Ewing boatmen are world-class storytellers. Whether we’re driving you up to the launch site in our shiny new vans or guiding you down the Snake River right through the heart of Grand Teton National Park, we’re never at a loss for words. Geology, natural history, wildlife, western lore and regional politics – we’re experts on a wide variety of topics, and take pride in our ability to weave a compelling narrative. The Mountain Men who frequented Jackson Hole in days of yore were terrific storytellers themselves – and famous for their tall tales. Jim Bridger spun a story about a Petrified Forest in Yellowstone: seems that he saw petrified birds sitting in petrified trees singing petrified songs. And Jim Beckwourth claimed to be able to track antelope by their smell alone. But John Colter’s run is a ripping yarn that just may be the most famous tall tale of all. Continue reading…