UNMATCHED BEND WHITE-WATER RAFTING
Located along the Upper Deschutes River, Seventh Mountain River Company is the premier Bend white-water recreation operation. Dress to get wet with the gentle ebbs and wild flows of the river. The Big Eddy is the largest rapid on the stretch – perfect for the sport enthusiast. Or, for a quiet river tour families can enjoy the tour by Kayak. Allow our expert guides to instruct you in watercraft safety, the specifics of rafting, and the environment. Our exciting Oregon white-water adventures ensure a truly entertaining afternoon and the creation of lasting memories.
Seventh Mountain River Company is set along the Upper Deschutes River, offering the ideal adventure spot for rafting, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding
Expertly trained river guides
Our certified staff is ready to take you on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Allow them to instruct you on safety, watercraft, and the environment, while touring the natural wonders of the river and Deschutes National Forest.
What to Expect – Below are some frequently asked questions
- How big are the rapids?
They are class 1-3+ depending on water levels (appropriate for ages 6 and over)
- How long is the trip?
Approximately 3 miles = 1.5 hrs/with shuttle
- Do we need shoes?
Yes! River type sandals or tennis shoes work best.
- What should I wear?
Dress to get wet (shorts, t-shirts, swim attire) Hats and sunglasses, sunscreen, etc. On cooler days, a simple rain jacket is a useful piece of splash gear. Non-cotton base-layers can help as well.
- When should we arrive?
30 minutes prior to trip departure, print waiver
- Can I wear my own Personal Flotation Device?
- Can we bring beer?
- Is paddling mandatory?
While we encourage everyone to paddle, we frequently arrange to have individuals ride along without paddling.
- Will I get wet?
- Will I cry?
We don’t know you, but most people do not!
- How deep is the river?
The river depth varies due to volcanic eruptions occurring 6023 years ago. A breached volcanic cinder cone known as “Lava Butte” erupted diverting the Upper Deschutes River from it original course creating many rapids and falls.
- What does Deschutes mean?
It’s not just beer. The Deschutes River was named by French Canadian Fur Traders “Riviere Des Chutes”, or River of the Falls.