Frequently Asked Questions
Plan to arrive at the time of your trip, our advertised times are check in times. All trips leave from the Great Northern Resort Office located at 12127 US Highway 2 East, West Glacier. We are located 1 mile SW of the west entrance to Glacier National Park. Look for the red caboose!
Rapids and rivers are subjectively rated Class I through Class V for commercial rafting. Ratings depend on the volume of water, elevation drop in the river, type of watercraft, ease of rescue and recovery and a paddler's experience.
- Family/Scenic— Easy, small regular waves, minimal steering necessary, an introduction to rafting for families with younger children. Trips range from Class I - II.
- Adventure—Numerous, irregular waves with drops and holes for guests already familiar with whitewater or new paddlers who are gung-ho and ready for a real thrill. These trips range from Class III-IV.
Absolutely! You can purchase a gift certificate for any amount (Remember Great Northern Resort also offers lodging). They make great birthday, anniversary, graduation, and wedding gifts.