Fall Colors & Salmon Spawning Float Trip! Pacific NW Float Trips! Only $39.
The float down the Skagit River in the fall is a perfect way to enjoy the spectacular colors of autumn, view the late spawning salmon, and a great way to celebrate the season and view the natural beauty of the Skagit. Our personable guides are very knowledgeable about the area and the river. Many of them have been guiding for 10 years or more and they fully enjoy sharing this wonder with visitors. Very adept at spotting plan and wildlife, your guide will relate the rich history and ecology of the Skagit.
This 8-10 mile float covers the area where you will be able to view the best scenery. The trip takes about 4 hours and is suitable for all ages (6 and up) as there is no white water. Bring your cameras for the many photo opportunities. Meet in Concrete, WA where prior to embarking on your safe inflatable raft our guides will brief you with our safety talk about this trip. We provide shuttle service, life jackets and extra rain ponchos when necessary. Please see information in What to Wear section on our website for proper clothing for the weather conditions on this outing. Proper clothing is very important as you lose heat through your head and your feet!
Season runs now through November.
Trip Times: Meet at 10 am, unless other arrangements have been made, at the Marblemount Shell Station - 60070 State Route 20.
What to Bring: Camera, binoculars or video camera in a plastic bag. We can supply dry bag if needed. We will provide a snack but you may want to bring some extra!
Please note: Trips are not cancelled due to rain or cold weather
- 1 deal per person. May purchase one additional deal for guest.
- Reservation required and subject to availability. First come, first served.
- 24-hour cancellation. Re-scheduling policy or voucher subject to forfeiture.
- Must be 6 years or older. Adult must sign waiver.
- No cash value; no cash redemption.
- Not good in conjunction with any other offer.
- Paid value does not expire. Promotional value expires November 30, 2013.
- VOUCHER WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT DAILY.
About Pacific NW Float Trips
Secret Skagit Birding Adventure:
Skagit River Estuary
On our exciting Secret Skagit Birding Adventure we'll meet you in LaConner (only a 60 mile drive north of Seattle or south from vancouver B.C.) and transport you to Blake's Resort on the Lower Skagit River. You'll meet with your naturalist, river guides who will treat you with tales of local history, spot a variety of birds, and take you on a voyage of discover through the Skagit estuary into the Swinomish Channel and the historic town of LaConner, Washington.
Pacific Northwest Float Trips is the only raft company offering this innovative trip; it has been enjoyed by folks of all ages for many years. Since it is a leisurely float with no white water, it is ideal for families, groups and bird enthusiasts.This is our most productive river adventure to experience a variety of wildlife, Red-Tailed Hawks, Blue Heron, Bald Eagles and a variety of sea-birds. On occasion we witness river otters and ther marine critters.
You'll stop for a yummy picnic on Goat Island located across from Deception Pass where you can explore and climb to an abandoned Fort, a leftover post from WWII. A huge cistern is at the top of the island where a vast variety of birds visit on their migratory route to both bathe and drink the fresh water. We'll meander on through the channel and you'll disembark from your inflatable raft in LaConner.Stay and visit LaConner, or we can take you through the legendary and spectacular display of tulip fields in West Mt. Vernon. You'll view the beautiful gardens of tulips and many other floral species in bloom.
Please note that the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is an annual event which takes place in April. The fields are filled with flowers both before and after and still beautiful for viewing. On the drive to LaConner you'll pass several magnificent fields. We'll also include a short ride around the tulip fields during the festival. This is a wonderful trip for all ages, great for birthday parties and serious bird watchers!
Please ask about group rates for this excursion, which is also a great trip for scouts and other organizations. Make your reservations early for this popular trip! Call for the times on the date you are coming! Toll Free 866-967-8555.
Upper Skagit Whitewater Rafting:
Upper Skagit Introduction to Whitewater, Class I, II, III
May through early October
We start out with an introduction to whitewater from Gooddell Creek to Copper Creek within the North Cascades national Park. Ten miles of majestic alpine scenery, crystal clear and cold glacier water with 4 exciting and heart-pumping rapids.
View wildlife, learn about the mining, the Native Indian culture and Seattle City Light's impact on this emerald green river. You'll experience four hours of history, scenery and fast-moving action. This white water adventure trip is a perfect outing for the family and is classified as Class II & III white water so it is good for ages 7 and up. The scenery is magnificent and provides a wonderful day of adventure and fun!
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