ROW Adventures - Guide and Lodge Jobs

Sharing Nature - Enriching Lives

What started in 1979 as a small whitewater rafting company in northern Idaho has grown into an award-winning worldwide adventure travel company. Today ROW Adventures offers guided whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking, biking, stand-up paddleboard instruction, kayaking and fly fishing adventures!

ROW Adventures is headquartered in beautiful Coeur d'Alene, ID. We have outposts in various locations around the USA, Canada, and Mexico.

About ROW Adventures - Guide and Lodge Jobs

If you’d like to work for a leader in the adventure travel industry that pride’s itself on our professionalism, commitment to guest services, conservation and interpretation, then apply to join our team!

ROW Adventures runs more Idaho white water rivers than any other outfitter, and our variety is unmatched. From one-day trips to six-day wilderness trips, ROW offers trips on the Lochsa, St Joe, Moyie, Clark Fork, Middle Fork of the Salmon, Salmon River Canyons, Rogue, Missouri, Snake River through Hells Canyon, Bruneau, Owyhee, and the Grande Ronde. If you'd like to work for an outfitter that allows you the opportunity to see many of the great rivers of the Northwest Rocky Mountains, ROW is your choice.

The Employee Experience

ROW Adventures works hard to create a healthy, supportive environment where everyone on our team is treated with respect. Our team is our most valuable asset and our success is the direct result of our outstanding, quality-driven Team Members who enjoy working and playing together. We enjoy a high return rate among our staff, yet still hire many new people each year.

When applying for a position with us, know that we demand a lot from our staff because we provide a level of service that is well above the standard in the rafting, adventure travel, and outdoor resort arena. We look for people seeking to set the high watermark in their personal and professional lives.

Ideal Candidate

If you are a friendly, self-starting, energetic, creative and hard-working person with a love for people and life, and are interested in a long-term relationship with ROW, we want to hear from you.

Room and Board

Our rafting outposts (except Spokane & Coeur d'Alene) offer the ability to camp on property with access to communal facilities like kitchens and a shower/bathroom.

The Riverdance Lodge provides employee housing in the form of communal bunk houses and some meals/discounts as part of its compensation.

Employee Perks

Besides doing what you love in some of the most remote places in Idaho, we offer the following with all jobs:

  • competitive pay and benefits
  • housing or camping at all outposts
  • free trips
  • training opportunities in many different areas
  • 401K plan flexible spending account (medical savings account)
  • numerous leadership opportunities

How to Apply

Our whitewater rafting season starts in late April or early May and continues through mid-to-late September. Our greatest need for Adventure Staff is June through August and the dates you are available to work are an important part of your application.

Our administrative offices are in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and our main whitewater rafting warehouse is in Clarkston Washington. We have outposts at most of the rivers we run, including the River Dance Lodge which serves as the base for our Syringa operation.