Rogue and Klamath River Rafting Trips

Wild River Rafting Adventures & Mild Family River Trips

~Kokopelli River Guides, Ashland OR

Kokopelli River Guides, is located in Ashland, Oregon which is near some of the most incredible rivers in the west. Our home rivers are the famous Rogue River, the Upper Klamath River, and Northern California’s Lower Klamath River. We are proud to be Ashland’s family friendly rafting company. Our typical Ashland river rafting trip is small and intimate. We offer half day, full day, and multi day rafting adventures. We love providing river rafting tours where we are not only your guides, but we also become your friends.

River Guides News

Winter rain and snow is coming!

Fall is here! Now that the clocks have fallen back and day light savings time is over it feels like winter is setting in. The sky has gotten darker and clouds are numerous overhead. Rain is in the forecast! Snow is on top of Mt. Ashland and even Roxy Anne peak had a dusting on it. Winter is coming....

What we are hopeful for this year is a really good snow pack. Rain is okay but, the snow in the mountains is what is going to hang around longer and fill the reservoirs in the spring. We will get big rain storms this winter. More water is always welcome. Rain fills Lost Creek Reservoir that is the water storage for the Rogue River. This is the water we rely on during the summer months to keep the river at an optimal level for salmon runs in the fall. We also rely on this water flow to keep the river at an optimal level to safely run whitewater rafting trips.

“Winter rain and snow is coming!…”
“It was our first trip on the Upper Klamath and with Kokopelli River Guides, but I must say it blew our expectations out of the water and we had the best trip of our lives. The team at Kokopelli were professional, knew their stuff and were amazing guides; we felt like old friends by the end of the day!”
~Francesca Amery, Bayberry Inn Ashland, OR


Our one day whitewater rafting trip options include the Rogue River “Nugget” half or full day and the Upper Klamath River full day trip. Our entertaining river guides will show you the time of your life on one of our amazing rivers. Sit back, relax, and leave the guiding to us!


Our overnight rafting trip choices include the family friendly Lower Klamath River and the Upper Klamath River. The Lower Klamath provides 2 – 5 days of scenery, fun whitewater, and the perfect getaway. The Upper Klamath overnight offers a challenging 2 day whitewater adventure for those who are ready for some whitewater!


  • Family friendly raft trips
  • Professional guides who love guiding!
  • Half day, full day, overnight trip options
  • Organic/all natural snacks & lunches
  • Group rafting trips
  • Providing More Fun on the Rogue and Klamath Rivers!
  • Check Our Last Minute Rafting Deals!

 “If anyone is looking to have fun white water rafting in Southern Oregon then Kokopelli should be your ‘go-to’ guide. We won’t use any other tour guide; the iPhone of river water guide tours!”—Michael Bonderer


Family river rafting trips Ashland OR.
Family rafting on the “Tree of Heaven” section of the Klamath River for the youngest first time rafters.


Rogue River “Nugget” is the perfect introduction to whitewater for beginners and a reminder of why rafting is so great for seasoned rafters. If you are short on time, this is the trip for you! A combination of scenery and exciting whitewater makes the Rogue “Nugget” our most popular half day trip.


The Upper Klamath River should be your trip of choice for BIG Whitewater Thrills! The “UK” is the most exciting Class 4+ summer white water rafting in the West! Adrenaline charged and full of rapids, this is the raft trip that guarantees to get you soaked! Beginners are welcome to experience the Upper Klamath. The Upper Klamath is our most popular full day trip for ages 13 and up.


You have made the right choice! We are dedicated to instilling the same love for the river that we have in you. We only hire guides who are professional, personable, and love guiding. Spend a day or a few days with us and we’ll show you how river life is meant to be. We will assist you in finding the right river trip for you and your group. Join us for a day or a few days on the river that will bring you special memories for years to come!