Pacific NW Float Trips

Howard Miller Steelhead Park

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Expert guides ferry passengers down 8 miles of placid river on three-hour tour of the bald-eagle habitat, relaying history and ecology info

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Promotional value expires Mar 2, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Must book by 2/25/13. Must complete travel by expiration date. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee of up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 6 or older. Must be 12 or under for child ticket and 65 or older for senior ticket. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Four Options

  • $38 for a three-hour Skagit River bald-eagle raft tour for one adult (a $77 value)
  • $76 for a three-hour Skagit River bald-eagle raft tour for two adults (a $154 value)
  • $33 for a three-hour Skagit River bald-eagle raft tour for one child or senior (a $67 value)
  • $66 for a three-hour Skagit River bald-eagle raft tour for two children or seniors (a $134 value)<p>

At Howard Miller Steelhead Park, adventurers aged 6 or older board inflatable rafts for about three hours of peaceful bird watching. As the guide describes the history and ecology of the habitat that between 20 and 200 bald eagles call home each year, passengers point their cameras at the majestic creatures and at Mount Baker rising in the distance. At the end of the 8-mile route, a shuttle drives passengers back up to the departure point. Life jackets, lunch, and rain ponchos (if necessary) are available. Passengers are advised to dress warmly. Trips run from November through the first week of March at 10 a.m. each day; reservations are required.<p>

Pacific NW Float Trips

Dave Button grew up along Washington's Skagit River and had the inspiration to found his own company while navigating the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon under the helm of famed guide Georgie White. Soon after, Dave returned home to create Pacific NW Float Trips in 1974. Today, Dave and his crew of trained, passionate guides pioneer the routes and share their knowledge of the region's landscapes and salmon population via inspirational tours held year-round on the Skagit, Nooksack, and Wenatchee Rivers. Pacific NW's famed Bald Eagle Raft Adventure grants tourists a chance to take in the serenity of rustling cottonwoods and the majesty of Mount Baker as their guides quietly point out migratory eagles from Canada and Alaska.

Customer Reviews

It was an adventure, we saw Eagles and beautiful scenery. Capt. Dave was a hoot, and good with my 3 yr. niece. We floated right under the Eagles , so neat.
Cheryl M. · March 3, 2017
For children and grandchildren, the GREATEST!
Dave · March 3, 2017
Great trip! Saw lots of eagles and learned a lot about them from our guide.
Kathy K. · January 24, 2017
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    Howard Miller Steelhead Park

    5110 Railroad Avenue

    Rockport, WA 98283


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