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Within 45 minutes of Olympia, the Nisqually River provides a leisurely class 1 to 2 float. Thick forest and abundant wildlife serve as the backdrop to this trip. Most of the scenery on this trip is untouched by modern man providing a window into the past. The Nisqually River is raftable for most of the year but spring through early fall is the preferable time as the weather is warmer.
*The river description above courtesy of Blue Sky Outfitters.
The following commercial outfitters run rafting trips on the Nisqually River. Visit their web sights to learn more.
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