One of our guides Trecia (a.k.a. "Trixie" or "Treesh") wrote this song about Northwest Rafting Company on our last Rogue River trip. Enjoy!
for the public to give the river a little appreciation.
You don't have to know about conservation
because we're here to change your life
and take you on vacation
but we are industry leaders and totally bad ass
Our really good looks may be deceivin'
but you should trust we have a job that we all truly believe in
to share your passion for rivers in the Northwest
You may just think you're going boating
but your ideas may change while you are floating
You may have lived a life of regret
But this is a home that we must all protect
but life will get much better once you chill and camp out
And this is why we must implore
That you take time out of your life to go explore
So we share with you our creed
Take you down this river we Explore, Protect and Lead
This song captures our new company mission to Explore, Lead, and Protect. We're all excited about what we're doing and where we're headed!
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