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Wild West Riverfest

August 12th and 13th 2023

Wild West Riverfest takes place each August on the Shoshone River in Cody Wyoming. The festival is a fundraiser for WWPC and includes a variety of kayak, SUP, and raft races as well as a concert and other activities.




Where to Stay

Riverfest: Welcome

2023 Riverfest Schedule

Friday August 11th

5:00 pm- Open Registration at Hayden Arch Bridge

6:00 pm- Group Canyon Paddle | Class IV

Saturday August 12th

Slalom Race | Class III

9:00 am- Racer Shuttle @ Gradient Mountain Sports

10:00 am- Racer’s Meeting @ Hayden Arch Bridge      

10:30 am- Women & Youth Slalom Race Begins

11:30 pm- Men’s Slalom Race Begins

Boater Cross | Class IV

12:30 pm- Shoshone Canyon Racer’s Meeting @ Hayden Arch Bridge

1:00 pm- Shoshone Canyon Boater Cross Begins


To Be Announced

Sunday August 13th

Stinking Water Sprint | Class II

9:00 am- Gear Rental at Gradient shuttle

10:00 am- Racer Shuttle @ Belfry Bridge 

10:30 am- Racers Meeting @ Demaris Put-IN

11:00 am- Stinking Water Sprint Race Begins

12:00 pm- Lunch and Awards @ Belfry Bridge

Riverfest: About

2023 Riverfest Concert 

To Be Announced

Riverfest: Who We Are

Where To Stay

Wild West Riverfest has teamed up with The Scout Inn as a lodging option for the event.  They will be offering a group rate, just mention you are coming for the Wild West Riverfest!

There are lots of options around Cody for camping as well and one option near the Shoshone canyon is located at Buffalo Bill Reservoir.

Riverfest: Who We Are
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