Adventure Resort Mission

We truly believe that River Dance Lodge, Idaho’s outdoor adventure resort, delivers on our brand promise - delivering the high watermark in outdoor adventure. We want to create adventure vacations that change your life.

Striving for Excellence

  • We continuously look for ways to improve.
  • We seek feedback from all stakeholders.
  • We provide detailed information about our trips in order to have informed guests.
  • We provide a high-quality experience for our guests while building trust and friendship with them.
  • We seek to fulfill guest expectations and, to meet both expressed and unexpressed needs.

Bringing meaningful interpretation to our guests

  • We encourage mastery in interpretive skills.
  • To set the stage for a personal odyssey of discovery and exploration.

Practice Respect

  • Respecting each other - our guests, our team members, our suppliers and our agency partners.
  • Respecting the Earth.

Healthy, Supportive Work Environment

  • We seek and encourage individuals who aim for the high watermark in their personal lives.
  • We provide meaningful feedback to our employees.
  • We provide fair compensation, along with a sense of value and worth.
  • We strive for a balanced approach where family values are honored and work schedules allow time, flexibility and energy for family and relationships.


We work to create an environment for the best people to grow and live their dreams and reward those who continually seek improved knowledge and skills.

Conservation and Giving Back

We actively support and are involved with local, state, national and international river preservation work.

  • We facilitate guest education and involvement in river conservation issues.
  • We reduce, reuse and recycle at every level of our operation.
  • We donate trips to various worthy causes within our local and statewide community.
  • We donate 5 percent of pre-tax profits to river conservation groups.

Our Participation With The Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation

For each night you stay, a donation of $1 per night will automatically be added to your bill (you can also opt out if you do not wish to participate).  River Dance Lodge will forward 100% of your contribution to the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation.  To learn more about the mission, goals and geographic locations of the SBFC Foundation's work, visit here.

Safety Before Ego

We seek to have, and to share, fun and laughter. We strive to accomplish all of the above while operating a profitable, growing company that continues to create new opportunities for all stakeholders.