Mackay Bar Ranch is, by “nature”,  a social distancing vacation destination where You don’t have to sacrifice creature comforts (like hot showers, stylish comfort & great home cooked meals) when opting for wilderness adventures complete with boundless sunshine and fresh air. 

Our remote backcountry venue sits along the shores of  the Salmon River, nestled within the Frank Church “River of No Return” Wilderness.  Your adventures begin at Vinegar Creek boat launch, just 27 miles from Riggins, Idaho, where We Transport you and Your Luggage to Our Beach Front Oasis. 
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At Mackay Bar Ranch, you’ll have ample space to stretch out while enjoying all that our great outdoor arena has to offer.  

  • 360 degree scenic landscapes
  • interesting historical jet boat tours of life on the Salmon River
  • bonfires on the beach to enjoy starry night skies. 
  • activities that are sure to please kids of any age, even grandparents! Fishing, swimming and jet boat tours!
  • stylishly comfortable accommodations and delicious hot meals served in our main lodge. 
  • wildlife sightings and the peaceful sounds of nature. 

If you’re looking for a destination that keeps you safe from crowded venues, Mackay Bar Ranch is a great option for Family Reunions, Corporate Meetings & Top Sales Perks, Travel Groups or just a big group of friends to get together after an abnormal event in our American lives.  Check our Trip Advisor Reviews. 

Availability for Our Summer 2020 Season

Full Ranch Bookout:

Come visit Mackay Bar and have the whole ranch and 2 jet boats just for your group (Family reunions, friend get-togethers.)

Available: Friday 7/17/20 thru Sunday 7/19/20
Available: Friday 7/24/20 thru Sunday 7/26/20
2 Night/3 Day event (can upgrade to a 3 night if you choose)
Book by 6/10/20 and receive a 15% discount.   
This exclusive ranch book-out includes 2 jet boats, full use of activities,  2 nights lodging,  all meals – no other guests at ranch.

$15,900 ($13,515 with 15% discount).


6+ Person Group Booking:

For groups with 6 or more guests.

Available:  Monday 7/27/20 thru Wednesday 7/29/20 
2 Night/3 Day event
Book by 6/10 and receive a 10% discount.
This includes 2 jet boats, full use of activities, 2 nights lodging, all meals and your own jet boat for just your group.

$795 ($716 per person with 10% discount if booked by 6/10)



Sawtooth Winery Couples Getaway Package

Available: Thursday 7/30/20 thru Saturday 8/1/20

Rooming details available here:  River Suite Accommodations

Enjoy our Couples Only Sawtooth Winery 2 night getaway. This includes all wine, beer, meals, 2 nights lodging, jet boat tour and the deluxe newly renovated River Suite for just the two of you (overlooking the Salmon River).

$2195 (book by June 10th and receive 10% discount – $1975).

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