This is the year and now is the time to plan your Outdoor Adventure on the Snake and Salmon Rivers.

Whitewater Rafting in Hagerman

Idaho Guide Service Inc. is owned and operated by Olin and Shelley Gardner and family. We are a licensed, bonded and insured outfitting company with over 35 years’ experience in providing fun and exciting adventures for folks of all ages and abilities. We have a terrific crew of guys and gals who help make all our trips a great success. They themselves are licensed professional guides with their own unique specialties and personalities.

We offer trips from 1/2 day though 7 days. All of our trips have first class service in addition to being fun and informative and of course, wet and wild if you like.

Spring, summer, and fall adventures are a great way to get family and friends together for fun and excitement. For businesses it’s a good way to get diverse groups together for team building, or to promote your company’s management objectives, or for a job well done. Let us put a trip like this together for your family, group or business.

Trip Itineraries

Your 2018 Rodeo Roundup

There are few experiences more authentic than a Southern Idaho fair and rodeo. Here’s your guide to the best buckin’ ...

10 Summer Favorites to Add to Your Southern Idaho Bucket List

Every summer, it’s the same: You swear you’re going to get out more. Camp more. Hike more. Fish more. But then — boom! — it’s Labor Day, and summer is gone. Don’t make the same mistake this year! We’ve rounded up 10 bucket-list worthy summer activities.

5 Southern Idaho Music Fests You’ll Regret Missing

Southern Idaho is rocking out this summer. From megafests with classic rock legends on the banks of the Snake River to one of the West’s most respected cowboy music gatherings, this is the season to take in family-friendly concerts. There’s something for just about every type of music lover here — which one will you pick?

Make plans to visit Fairfield for Camas Lily Days June 2

When the time is right, the camas lily blooms in Southern Idaho's Camas Prairie are an amazing sight to behold. A sea of purple lilies punctuates an emerald-green landscape in the Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh Wildlife Management Area while songbirds and ducks sound off in the ponds and waterways.

Plan Your Trip for This Year’s Superbloom

This year’s unbelievable snowpack is receding slowly from the mountains and revealing an abundance of wildflowers throughout Southern Idaho.

Where to Find Southern Idaho’s Best Beers

Idaho has become a craft beer mecca, and Southern Idaho’s breweries are making a name for themselves in a crowded ...

Skiing Is Still On In Southern Idaho

It’s been snowing in Southern Idaho! Pomerelle Mountain Resort and Magic Mountain Resort are keeping ski season going with fun ...

Southern Idaho Ski Season Is Here!

It may be a little later than usual, but most of Southern Idaho’s ski resorts are finally open! Never experienced the region’s stress-free skiing? Here’s a snapshot: No lift lines.

Add a Little Luxury to Your Outdoor Weekend at the Willow Glamping Yurt

The Willow Glamping Yurt isn’t your typical hardscrabble backcountry lodging. This is outdoor living at its best, with a king-size bed and soft linens, a huge deck, electric heat, and amenities like a built-in fire ring and a propane grill. The yurt is situated in a grassy meadow, and nearby Almo Creek curves through stands of willows.

Barns Put Southern Idaho’s History In Plain Sight

In the first decades of the 20th century, farmers flocked to Southern Idaho to participate in the “magic” that created ...