The Long Family

Cascade Raft & Kayak has been providing memorable whitewater adventures on the Payette River since 1985. As the largest outfitter on the Payette, our acclaimed whitewater company attracts the cream of the crop in staff from around the world. They are fun, outgoing and love to share Idaho’s outdoors. They are licensed, certified and bring experience honed by thousands of river miles. Our staff specializes in personalized service and unforgettable, safe outdoor experiences. From your first contact to your last good-bye, our goal is to help you relax and enjoy. We know whitewater and can’t wait to share it with you.

Cascade Raft and Kayak is proudly owned and operated by the Long family. After years of whitewater adventuring together, this family loves it more than ever. You’ll notice the professionalism come through in all the details of your trip, thanks to Tom and Debbi’s decades of hospitality experience. Their sons Kenneth, Chad, and Tren-and their wives, Anne, Krista, and Linzie-all are avid whitewater enthusiasts who add youthful exuberance, their own expertise, and contagious passion for river fun

Meet our Staff