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


Related Links

Four Rivers Lottery and Permit Reservation SystemLoaded boat on beach.

The Middle Fork, Main Salmon, Hells Canyon, and Selway (aka 4 Rivers) use randomized lottery drawings to assign launch reservations for their control seasons.





River Permit Information

Information about river permit availability can be accessed at this site.

Resources for Rafting Trips

Provides a wealth of information about rivers throughout the West, including campsites, shuttles, and links to other resources.

Water levels

Carey Creek boat ramp from Wind River bridge.Provides real-time data for water levels on rivers throughout Idaho.

Northwest River Forecast Center

Provides 4-10 day water level forecasts for rivers in the Upper Northwest United States.

Idaho Snowpack and Precipitation Information

This Idaho SNOTEL Snow/Precipitation Update Report Website provides information on snow depths, precipiation, water supply outlook reports, and climate information for river basins throughout Idaho.

Idaho Road Conditions

See the Road Conditions page for information concerning Idaho road conditions, road construction, and road closures.

Idaho Weather

Boating through rocky river.For up-to-date information on Idaho weather, see this link to National Weather Service Forecast Office in Boise, Idaho.






Idaho Fire Activity

The InciWeb Incident Information System website provides information on fire incidents throughout Idaho. This site has maps of areas affected by fires, information on river and road closures due to fire incidents, and other news and announcements.

Bus service

Bus Service Company Contact Information
  Caldwell Transportaion
Phone: (208) 774-2265) or (800) 727-9925
Caldwell Transportation Website


Air service

Air Service Company Contact Information
  Middle Fork Aviation
Phone: (208) 879-5728
Middle Fork Aviation Website
  Sawtooth Flying Services, Inc.
Phone: (800) 798-6105
Sawtooth Flying Services Website
  Gem Air
Phone: (208) 756-7382
Gem Air Website


Jet Boat Service

Company Contact Information
  Arctic Creek Lodge

 Owner: Jim O'Connor

Phone: (208) 756-1657
Arctic Creek Lodge Website
  Buckskin Bill's/Five-Mile Bar 

Owners: Heinz & Barbara

Phone: (208) 382-4336
Whitewater Expeditions Website



Motel Contact Information
  Stagecoach Inn
201 Highway 93 North, Salmon, ID  83467
Phone: (208) 756-2919
Stagecoach Inn Website
  Greyhouse Inn B & B
Highway 93 South, Salmon, ID  83467. 
Phone: (208) 756-3968
Greyhouse Inn Website
  Super 8 Salmon Motel
104 Courthouse Drive, Salmon, ID  83467.
Phone: (208) 756-8880
Super 8 Salmon Motel Website
  Sacajawea Inn
705 South Challis Street, Salmon, ID  83467. 
Phone: (208) 756-2294
  Syringa Lodge
13 Gott Road, Salmon, ID  83467. 
Phone: (208) 756-4424
Syringa Lodge Website
  Bear Country Inn
1015 Main Street, Salmon, ID  83467. 
Phone: (208) 756-1499
  Wagons West Motel
503 Highway 93 North, Salmon, ID  83467. 
Phone: (208) 756-4281