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Adventure Gateway Outfitters - Top 10 Outfitters

Adventure Gateway OutfittersFor the past 30 years we have attended the annual outfitter meeting, America Outdoors. We have gone to seminars on every aspect of running an outfitting business, attended equipment trade shows, and shared common stories and experiences.

Over a glass or two we have created relationships and shared company secrets with some of the best outfitters in the industry. We have rafted with many of the Adventure Gateway outfitters on the Grand Canyon River, Salmon River, Rogue River, Green River, Chattooga River, Ocoee River, Penobscot, Kennebec, Dead, and canoed the Buffalo and Boundary Waters. Each of these outfitters share the same passion for quality, customer service and safety.

If you choose to take a vacation on a river other than the New or Gauley, with one of the outfitters below, you won't be disappointed. Tell them we sent you.

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New England Outdoor Center

Maine's premier outdoor center offers vacation packages year round including whitewater rafting, canoeing, moose tours, snowmobiling, lodging and meals.

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Wildwater Ltd.

Since 1971 pioneering whitewater rafting and outdoor family adventures in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee.  Wildwater's attention to detail has made them a leader in the whitewater rafting and outdoor adventure industry in southeastern United States.  Visit website.

Adventures Unlimited Outdoor Center

In the panhandle of Flordia discover the fun of canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and camping  with  Adventures Unlimited Outdoor Center at their Coldwater Creek Headquarters near Milton, Florida.  Visit their Website.


Buffalo Outdoor Center

Discover in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains the Buffalo National River and River Wind Lodge and Cabin resort.  Canoe the scenic river in the spring or hike the isolated mountains and relax year round in our log cabins overlooking the park. Visit their Website.


Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters

Gunflint Lodge and Northwoods Outfitters offers premier wilderness adventure vacations year round in northeastern Minnesota, on the Gunflint Trail just north of Grand Marais . Enjoy the beautiful Boundary Canoe Area.  Visit their Website.

Echo Canyon River Expeditions

Echo Canyon River Expeditions has been providing mild to exciting half-day to multi-day whitewater raft trips in Colorado since 1978.  Colorado's Arkansas River is one of the most popular and fun vacation destinations for families and groups regardless of age or ability.  Visit their Website.

Holiday Expeditions

Holiday Expeditions is one of the oldest outfitters in the west, offering quality western-style multi-day river trips in Utah, Colorado and Idaho.  These western river trips are know for their arid climate, deep wild and scenic river canyons, and abundance of wildlife and self-rejuvenation.  Visit their Website.

Far Flung Outdoor Center

The Far Flung Outdoor Center (FFOC) has been serving the Big Bend National Park, one of the nation's largest and most remote parks in the lower 48 states for over 30 years.  Learn more about Far Flung Outdoor Center, the leading outfitter on the Texas-Mexican border operating on the Rio Grande.  Visit their Website.

Outdoors Unlimited

Outdoors Unlimited has been outfitting on the rivers of the West since 1969 specializing on five to thirteen multi-day western style trips on the Grand Canyon.  The Grand Canyon is a magical oasis in the Arizona desert and is hands down a favorite boatmen's holiday.  Visit their Website.

Echo: The Wilderness Company

ECHO River Trips (Echo) has been running wilderness whitewater trips since 1972. They run river trips on four of the finest rivers in the west: The Middle Fork and Main Salmon in Idaho, the Rogue in Oregon, and the Tuolumne in California. Each one of these multi-day trips is a classic western river adventure.  Visit their Website.