Winters in Jackson Hole

What is there NOT to do in Jackson Hole in the winter?! Here’s our list of the best ways to keep yourself busy with activities in JH in the winter! And be sure to check out our Winter Promotion at the end! Enjoy the Winters in Jackson Hole! Get an insiders look, in no particular Read More

Right at Home

Spring is a special time of year in the Tetons. As temperatures warm through the month of May, cottonwoods begin to bloom, and morel mushrooms grace the valley floor. Ospreys and eagles patrol the rivers and pelicans appear in search of fish on their migratory routes. Spring is a time of new life and newborn Read More

Our Jackson Hole Favorites

We are asked just about every float trip: “What are your Favorites?” It’s no secret that summer is our favorite season over here at Black Dog Raft Company. The beautiful summer sunshine makes it easier to float the Snake, not to mention more enjoyable than say doing it in winter. Winter rafting is well, weird Read More

Dad’s are Rad!

The water is high and the scenery is vibrant green and absolutely stunning all along the Snake River. The animals are out and they love to meet with our float trip just along the shore for a little drink. With cameras and binoculars ready you may just get some sweet photos to post later and Read More

Rain, Rain, Here to Stay!

Lately it’s been raining cats and black dogs here in Jackson Hole. It’s like we live in Seattle, but with more scenic mountains, no offense to any coffee drinking hipsters residing to our west. In fact it’s been raining in Jackson Hole so much that if we weren’t already in the rafting business, we’d probably Read More

Here’s to You Summer!

The calendar officially says spring and the thermometer definitely backs it up. In fact it’s downright balmy here in Jackson Hole, so sorry skiers it’s just about time to store those skis for the winter and bust out that river gear. As our winter recedes and the snow melts, the runoff feeds our rivers and Read More

The Dog That Launched a Thousand Rafts

First came the dog. Then came the company. The dog ironically didn’t even like water, but its loveable attitude still inspired its owners to follow their dreams and start their very own rafting company in Jackson, Wyoming. Ellie, whom Black Dog Raft Company is named after, prefers to spend her time hiking, chasing birds, lounging, Read More

River Guide Spotlight: Owen Popinchalk

Sure his name sounds a bit funny and even made up. Like the main character from some 80’s flick that is an Aspen Extreme rip off, but with mountain climbing instead of skiing. But whatever you do don’t try and pigeon hole this rafting guide. Owen is not the typical guide or typical anything for Read More