Blackadar Boating shop on highway 93 North

Shuttle Forms:

Online Shuttle Request Form

Print Version of Shuttle Request Form

 

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


208-756-3958


Blackadarboating @custertel.net

 

Photo credits:

Ryan Blackadar

Terry Brady

Jerry Bryant

Nan & John Bryant

Bruce Wambheim

 

Shuttle Services

Boat and GearWe provide the best shuttle service for the Middle Fork and Main Salmon rivers. Please make shuttle arrangements as early as possible.

Our shuttle-driving team is made up of mature, responsible drivers with many years of experience driving on Idaho's roads. Tips are appreciated.

Please note:

1. Be sure your vehicle and trailer tires, and spares, are in good condition. Idaho roads are subject to frequent rock slides. 

2. Please be sure that all trailer and vehicle lights work properly.

3. The following need to be arranged prior to shuttling your vehicle:

* Shuttle payment: Can be cash, check, or credit card.

* Fuel Deposit: Must be cash.

* Keys: Please provide ignition, door, spare tire, trailer, and fuel cap keys. Upon completion of your shuttle, we will lock keys in your vehicle unless other arrangements are made.  You will need to take a spare set with you.

* Description of vehicle: Include make, model, color, and license plate number and state.

* A completed Shuttle Request Form: Or call to make arrangements.

   Click the Online Shuttle Request Form to complete and submit online.

   Click the Print Version of Shuttle Request Form to print, complete, and send electronically or by snail mail.

Middle Fork Shuttles

Typically, boaters put in at Boundary Creek and take out at Cache Bar. Wailaree at camp.

The Boundary Creek turnoff is on Highway 21 west of Stanley between mileposts 109 and 110.

An alternate early season put-in is Marsh Creek.  The Marsh Creek put-in is on Highway 21 between mileposts 111 and 112.

 




Per Vehicle Cost of Middle Fork Shuttles:

Boundary Creek or Marsh Creek to: Cost Fuel Deposit
Stanley $150.00 $0 if full
Salmon $250.00 $60.00
Confluence (Stoddard) $325.00 $80.00
Cache Bar (Normal take-out) $325.00 $80.00
Corn Creek $325.00 $80.00

 

Stanley to: Cost Fuel Deposit
Salmon $175.00 $0 if full
Confluence (Stoddard) $300.00 $60.00
Cache Bar (Normal take-out) $300.00 $60.00
Corn Creek $300.00 $60.00

 

Challis to : Cost Fuel Deposit
Salmon $150.00 $0 if full
Confluence (Stoddard) $250.00 $0 if full
Cache Bar (Normal take-out) $250.00 $0 if full
Corn Creek $250.00 $0 if full

 

Salmon to : Cost Fuel Deposit
Confluence (Stoddard) $150.00 $0 if full
Cache Bar (Normal take-out) $150.00 $0 if full
Corn Creek $150.00 $0 if full

Main Salmon Shuttles

Corn Creek Put-in.

We do a limited number of Main Salmon shuttles. Priority is given to our raft rental customers.








Per Vehicle Cost of Main Salmon Shuttles:

Corn Creek to: Cost Fuel Deposit
Salmon $150.00 $0 if full
Riggins $400.00 $100.00
Spring Bar $450.00 $100.00
Carey Creek (Normal take-out) $450.00 $100.00

 

Salmon to: Cost Fuel Deposit
McCall $375.00 $80.00
Riggins $375.00 $80.00
Spring Bar $425.00 $80.00
Carey Creek (Normal take-out) $425.00 $80.00

 

Travel Times and Distances

Middle Fork Trips

Boats with frames and oars at Boundary Creek rampThe table below shows the approximate mileage and travel times between the usual Middle Fork put-in, Boundary Creek, and the usual Middle Fork take-out, Cache Bar. 

 

 

 

 

Middle Fork Miles Approximate Travel Time
Boundar Creek to Cache Bar 222 6 hours
Boundary Creek to Stanley 44 1-1/4 hours
Stanley to Salmon 118 2-1/2 hours
Salmon to Cache Bar 60 2 hours

Main Salmon Trips

Corn Creek restrooms and parking areaThe table below shows the approximate mileage and travel times between the usual Main Salmon put-in, Corn Creek, and the usual Main Salmon take-out, Carey Creek. 









Main Salmon Miles Approximate Travel Time
Corn Creek to Carey Creek - North route 427 10-1/2 hours
Corn Creek to Carey Creek - South route 416 10 hours
Salmon to Corn Creek 67 2 hours
Salmon to McCall 275 5-1/4 hours
Salmon to Riggins - North route 335 7 hours
Salmon to Riggins - South route 324 6+-1/2 hours
Riggins to Carey Creek 25 1 hours