Rafting Glacier National Park & Western Montana

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Rafting:
Hit The Waters

With calm paths, deep runs and a healthy dose of raging rapids, Western Montana is a great place for a scenic float or a whitewater adventure. Outstanding whitewater adventure can be found on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River near Glacier National Park or on the Alberton Gorge outside of Missoula.

Many companies throughout the region rent rafts for self-guided trips. But if you're looking for an adventure with a seasoned guide (something we highly recommend) try one of the rafting companies below.

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Play it Safe

Montana river conditions can be dangerous. Be sure to use proper caution, wear a PFD and dress appropriately when hitting the river. Know your limitations, respect the river and exercise proper caution by avoiding rivers when they are running high or during cold weather. Know your limitations and respect the rivers. Also, be sure to respect property rights and stream access laws. Visit Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks for the latest information on stream access.

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Phone
Location

Crane Mountain Guide Service

406-837-4391
Bigfork

Pointer Scenic Cruises

406-837-5617
Bigfork

Trailsend Tours

http://watertonglaciermap.com
406-387-5763
Hungry Horse

Great Northern Whitewater Resort

http://gnwhitewater.com
406-387-5340
West Glacier

Montana Raft Company

http://www.glacierguides.com
406-387-5555
West Glacier

Whitefish Reservations

http://whitefishreservations.com
406-892-2575
Whitefish

McNamaras Landing

http://mcnamaraslanding.com
406-244-2015
Bonner

Northwest Connections

http://northwestconnections.org
406-754-3185
Condon

Bitterroot Rafting Adventures

http://bitterrootraftingadventures.com
406-75-9317
Hamilton

Two Bear Outfitter

http://elkoutfitters.com
406-375-0070
Hamilton

Army Navy Economy Store

406-721-1315
Missoula

10,000 Waves

http://10000-waves.com
406-549-6670
Missoula

Lewis and Clark Trail Adventures

http://trailadventures.com
406-728-7609
Missoula

Montana Outdoor Learning Adventures

http://missoulaoutdoors.com
406-240-2458
Missoula

Pipestone Mountaineering

http://pipestonemountaineering.com
406-721-1670
Missoula

Hole In the Wall Ranch

http://holeinthewallranch.com
406-239-2882
Alberton

Montana River Guides

http://montanariverguides.com
406-777-4837
Alberton

Paradise Raft Rental

406-826-0441
Paradise

Adventures with Western Waters

http://westernwaters.com
406-822-8282
Superior

Pangaea River Rafting

http://leaveboringbehind.com
406-239-2392
Superior

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Rafting in Western Montana & Glacier National Park

Western Montana's Glacier Country

News from Glacier National Park: Currently all of the Going-to-the-Sun Road is open for travel.

Bird Woman Falls

An icon in Glacier National Park, Bird Woman Falls is a glistening 492-foot-high waterfall that cascades down the side of Mt. Oberlin. From West Glacier, travel the Going-to-the-Sun Road to Bird Woman Falls Overlook, located on the west side of the Continental Divide.

Trail of the Cedars

This short boardwalk trail (ADA accessible) takes visitors through an old growth cedar forest. It’s also the beginning of the Avalanche Lake Trail (just over two miles long) that leads to Avalanche Lake—one of the most popular day hikes in Glacier National Park. Trail of the Cedars is located about five and a half miles north of Lake McDonald Lodge.

Drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road

If your time in Glacier National Park is limited, one must-see attraction is the Going-to-the-Sun Road. This 50-mile long road takes travelers between St. Mary and West Glacier through the heart of the park, crossing the Continental Divide at Logan Pass. There are numerous pullouts along the road, ideal for taking photographs and enjoying the scenery.

See a Glacier

As you’re traveling the Going-to-the-Sun Road, pull over at Jackson Glacier Overlook (located east of Logan Pass). The overlook offers the best opportunity to see a glacier from the road.

Many Glacier Valley

Home to incredible mountains, active glaciers, abundant wildlife and miles of hiking trails, Many Glacier is located in the northeast section of Glacier National Park. Trails leave from this valley in numerous directions, with popular hiking destinations including Iceberg Lake, Grinnell Lake and Ptarmigan Tunnel.

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