Blackadar Boating Shop on Highway 93 North

Blackadar Boating P.O. Box 1170 10 Blackadar Lane Salmon, ID 83467




Photo credits:

Ryan Blackadar

Terry Brady

Jerry Bryant

Nan & John Bryant

Bruce Wambheim



Our Services

Blackadar Boating is a family-owned business that has been providing rental and shuttle services on some of Idaho's most popular rivers for over 40 years. We are located in Salmon, near access points to many of Idaho's finest rivers. We provide equipment rental, including pickup and delivery, for trips on the Middle Fork, Main Salmon, Lower Salmon, Selway, and Hells Canyon. We also provide shuttle services for the Middle Fork and Main Salmon rivers.

Raft Rental

Two rafts at Boundary Creek rampWe offer a full range of rental equipment for multi-day trips on Idaho's most popular rivers. We can deliver the rental gear the day before your launch and we only charge you for "days on the river". We will meet you at the end of your trip and pick up the rental gear. For more information, please visit our Raft Rental page.


Shuttle ServicesBoundary Creek Ramp and Boats

Blackadar Boating provides vehicle shuttle services for the Middle Fork and Main Salmon rivers. Our shuttle-driving team is made up of mature, responsible drivers, most of whom have been with us for many years. For more information, please visit our Shuttle page.



Job Opportunities

If you are interested in joining our shuttle team or our raft rental delivery and pickup team, please contact us.