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Mission Statement

The Oregon Whitewater Association brings private boaters together for the enjoyment of whitewater boating.

Our vision is to promote whitewater safety and training for all of our membership in an effort to provide safety awareness and confidence when executing river rescue skills. OWA is the community of choice where fun and river adventures thrive and where people and rivers connect.

OWA Trip Reports

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River Safety Training Submitted by Johnny Besancon Anyone from Oregon will agree that April is the perfect time of year for a…
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The perfect maiden voyage with OWA… Pre-Trip: The spring break trip started out a day early. I emailed asking if anyone wan…
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2017 Wilson River

Mar 12, 2017
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Those that boat with me often know that I try to do a yearly Wilson river float ever since my first run on the 2013 OWA trip. In…
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2017 Rogue-chutes

Feb 17, 2017
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Ok, I flipped my raft. Let’s get that out of the way right up front. I’ll talk more about that later but suffice to say at this …
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Upcoming Events

Jun
02
Jun 02nd - All Day
2017 - Upper N Umpqua Joint Weekend Event with NWRA and OWA
Jun
16
Lower Deschutes River, Class II/III
Jun 16th - All Day
This is the annual OWA Women's trip on the Lower Deschutes. The trip is open to all skill levels from beginner to seasoned boater.
Jun
22
Clarno, John Day River
Jun 22nd - All Day
70 mile Class II float, with one Class III rapid. This is a river level dependent trip with a cut off flow of 1,800 cfs. Put in is Clarno and Take out is at Cottonwood. 5 days on the river launching early morning June 22nd. This is a self-support trip, with everyone bringing their own food, with a community kitchen. Looking for 3-4 parties in all to round out the group. Dave Graf is trip leader, 503-369-5218
Jun
22
Horse Creek Campground
Jun 22nd 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for an OWA Board sponsored weekend of rafting on the McKenzie River. OWA has paid for campsite reservations at Horse Creek Campground.
Aug
13
Willamette Park, SW Macadam Ave
Aug 13th 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The OWA summer picnic and gear sway is in a new location this year! We will be at Willamette Park on SW Macadam Ave.