Whitewater Capital

Whitewater Capital, Canyon Beauty, Western Hospitality

Year Established: 1891

Population: ~510

Elevation: 1,581-1,821′

Average Temp: Summer 83F
Winter 24F

Riggins is the Whitewater Capital! Gateway to excursions on the Salmon

“River of No Return,” the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states. You won’t want to miss the roller coaster whitewater rapids and big sandy beaches. Or explore the outdoors in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and the Seven Devils Mountains.

Take a break from the fast-paced life and enjoy the awe-inspiring, rugged beauty of a place where unforgettable adventure is waiting.

In any season Riggins offers you the facilities to enjoy a myriad of recreational opportunities. Many commercial outfitters are located right here to guide and assist you in your Idaho adventure. Riggins is also the host to many annual events that are fun for the whole family. Enjoy the atmosphere of a small town, awesome beauty of the canyon, and good old western hospitality.

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