Mackay Bar Fishing Lodge River of No Return

Mackay Bar - Idaho's Premier Wilderness Destination

Ram House Lodge at Mackay Bar

If you have been feeling like you and your loved ones are a little too “plugged in and unconnected” you need to visit the Ram House lodge on Mackay Bar. You will renew family ties with good conversations, nature walks, and evenings around a campfire. Everyone can go their own way during the day and then regroup at mealtimes to relive their adventures. You can make your stay as relaxing or active as you want and will always be surrounded by Salmon River serenity. You can relax on the deck or play along the rivers edge or you may choose to explore additional sites such as a Buckskin Bills historic homestead and the blue ribbon trout fishing of the South Fork. The Ram House Lodge has 43 acres of private land for you and your family to enjoy on Mackay Bar. Whether your looking for stress relief or adventure, the Ram House Lodge on Mackay Bar is the perfect retreat.


All Ram House Lodge stays include gourmet meals, transportation by jet boat or ATV to historic sites both on property or in the wilderness, ATV transportation to and from Lodge to Airstrip and several beaches on the Salmon River, fun games the whole family will enjoy.  Our lodge on Mackay Bar is the ultimate wilderness escape no matter what brings you here.  We have world class fishing for Steelhead, romantic getaway's, corporate retreats, family reunions or wedding parties.  The 25 mile jet boat ride from the end of the road at Vinegar Creek is an exhillerating adventure on the River of No Return on the Main Salmon River packed with wildlife viewing and photo opportunities while running the whitewater with one of our experienced and fun jet boat captains.

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1 Night Lodging with Dinner and Breakfast

Rate ... $160.00 per person

2 Day Jet Boat Tour W/Overnight Lodging, Dinner and Breakfast

A great weekend getaway or fun family adventure with a jet boat tour of the Main Salmon River with a few whitewater thrills and stops at historical sites along the way.

Rates ... $305.00 per person (min. of 6)

2 or 3 Day Wilderness Escape

Escape and reconnect to nature in Idaho's Wilderness, enjoy relaxing on the deck or in the hammock. Take a hike with your fly rod or just listen to the birds and the Salmon River flowing by. If you are looking to reconnect you and your family to nature this is what you need. Take a trip to the River of No Return for an outdoor experience you will never forget.

Rate ... 2 Night … $589.00 per person (min. of 5)
Rate ... 3 Night ... $849.00 per person (min. of 5)

All overnight trips start at Vinegar Creek boat launch 28 miles from Riggins at 2:00pm, you will be back around 11:00am.

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Let our experienced guides take you on an adventure of a lifetime, escape into the wilderness for Steelhead, native Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout.

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"All children deserve contact with nature as part of their heritage…. The more our children see and know of the natural world around them, the better equipped they will be to face the basic realities of life and realize the noble potential of existence this planet has to offer." – ANSEL ADAMS

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