Tours:  Originating from our base near Riggins

Hells Canyon National Recreation Area Tour

Come and see the deepest gorge in North America!  Yes, that’s right, deeper than the Grand Canyon!  Carved by the Snake River, Hells Canyon plunges more than a mile below Oregon’s west rim.  Home to an abundance of wildlife and class IV rapids, Hells Canyon is unsurpassed in it’s amazing terrain.  You might catch a glimpse of mountain sheep, elk, deer, and other wildlife.

70 Minute Flight – $770 per flight

Frank Church River of No Return Tour 

The “Frank” is the largest designated wilderness area in the lower 48.  At 2.3 million acres, it covers a vast array of ridges, deep canyons, glaciated peaks, meadows, and the 500 square mile Chamberlain Basin.  Located entirely in the vast Salmon River Mountains, it embraces a portion of the largest continuously mountainous terrain in the United States.  Wildlife native to the “Frank” include elk, deer, moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, black bears, cougars, wolves, coyotes, lynx, river otters, and eagles, just to name a few!

60 Minute Flight – $650 per flight

Payette Mtn Peaks Tour 

The Mountain Peaks Tour takes you by Hershey Point Lookout (8200 feet) and Patrick Peak (8700) feet.  The flight will take you by many small mountain lakes which are only accessible by trail.  Get a peak of Payette Lake before turning back towards the Salmon River.  Fly by famous back country ranches like Shepp Ranch and Polly Bemis.  You are likely to see elk, deer, black bear, moose, or big horn sheep on this aerial excursion.

60 Minute Flight – $650 per flight

Want a CUSTOM TOUR?  How about a Private lunch or dinner for two @ Mackay Bar Guest Ranch?   No problem!

Contact us today and lets create a flight that fits your needs.

What to BRING

Camera, sunglasses

Other Important Information:

Listed rates are per passenger, 1 passenger minimum

Passengers must be at least 2 years old

For any child under 50 lbs, an aircraft approved child seat will be required

Passengers with serious medical conditions should not fly

There is a passenger seat limit of 300 lbs, which cannot be exceeded

The combined weight of all passengers can not exceed 600 lbs

Disclaimer:  Any tour is subject to cancellation or rescheduling without notice or penalty due to weather, safety concerns, or the pilots discretion.






Salmon River Helicopters
1526 Big Salmon Rd
Riggins, ID 83549