River of No Return

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  • Approved
  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 6.6  (12,953)

Set deep in the backcountry of one of the largest, most dangerous and incredibly scenic stretches of unfettered land in the country lies the Frank Church Wilderness, also known as "The Frank." The only direct way to access this rugged region of Idaho is a daring flight through steep canyons on a bush plane or a harrowing jet boat journey through Class 5 whitewater rapids on the Salmon River, also known as The River of No Return. Within the 2.3 million acres of secluded wilderness lives a small community dependent on the pilots, boat captains and each other to survive. River of No Return follows this tight-knit community of homesteaders as they endure challenging and isolating winters in order to remobilize their extraordinary lives in the stunning, remote wilderness come spring.

River of No Return is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on October 6, 2019.

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Hard As Rocks
6. Hard As Rocks
November 10, 2019
With dangerous rocks exposed by low water, Buck must hit high speeds to keep his jetboat out of harm's way; landing solo on a narrow airstrip tests Katie as a pilot; Aubrey plays matchmaker between her reluctant mare and a stud donkey.
Dead Men and Widows
5. Dead Men and Widows
November 3, 2019
Father and son jetboat captains take on Deadman's Rapids. As a storm bears down, scrambling to re-roof the barn, Pete takes a potentially catastrophic fall. Felling a massive dead tree puts Ron and Wes at risk from widow makers crashing from above.
Horsepower Up
4. Horsepower Up
October 27, 2019
With the rapids raging, Buck trains a new jetboat captain his 8-year old son Dax. Ranch Caretaker Aubrey tends to her pregnant mare during a risky delivery. In the skies above, a bush pilot maildrop goes terribly wrong.
Rapid Response
3. Rapid Response
October 20, 2019
When a rafter goes overboard, a legendary jetboat captain springs into action to save the man before the river's rapids claim another victim. Heavy rains threaten to destroy Aubrey's ranch. She calls in air support to help save her barn.
Bearing Down on the Ranch
2. Bearing Down on the Ranch
October 13, 2019
A predatory bear stalks a homestead forcing the rancher to aggressively protect himself and his cattle. A jetboat engine failure in the river rapids puts Buck's operation in jeopardy. A violent storm forces bush pilots to make an emergency landing.
Roaring Back To Life
1. Roaring Back To Life
October 6, 2019
As the winter ice thaws, Idaho's River of No Return flows, and the people living on its violent shores navigate the raging spring rapids. The small community hustles to work so they can survive another season in this rugged and dangerous backcountry.
A Season of Change
101. A Season of Change
October 2, 2019
A first look at the new season of Alaska: The Last Frontier.
Where to Watch River of No Return
River of No Return is available for streaming on the Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch River of No Return on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and Discovery.
  • Premiere Date
    October 6, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (12,953)