FLOAT & CAMP

FLOAT & CAMP

The wild and scenic Middle Fork of the Flathead river is one of the great, wild rivers of the West. Our most popular trips are 2 or 3 days, complete with all river gear, meals, and shuttle service.

MULTI-DAY CUSTOM FISH

Rafting Times:

Available by request – 2 participants are required for a trip to take place (can combine groups).

Available Dates:

June through September

Rates:

$425 per Person per Day

Boat prices do not include 7% service fee or gratuity

The 2-7 Day Custom Fishing Trip offers our guests over 80 miles of pristine wild and scenic river corridor. The custom trip enables Great Northern Resort to offer a variety of opportunities to meet the needs of each angler. Camp beneath the stars and fly fish on one of America's wild and scenic rivers.

Our experienced fishing guides know the river intimately and look forward to sharing their knowledge with you. Truly unspoiled, the region teems with fish and wildlife of all kinds. We’ll see to your comforts and prepare meals fit for a king or queen. With the river at you feet and a blanket of stars over your head, you’ll begin and end your days to the timeless sounds of the river.

Rafting Times:

Available by request – 2 participants are required for a trip to take place (can combine groups).

Check-In at 8:30. Departs approximately 10:00 am and returns 4:00 pm.

Trip Duration:

2-7 days

River Rafting & Rafting:

Class I-III

River Miles:

22-32 miles

Age Limits:

Age 6+ depending upon weather & river conditions

Fishing License:

This can be purchased at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website or West Glacier Mercantile (located just inside the village of West Glacier)

MULTI-DAY WHITEWATER

Rafting Times:

Available by request – 4 participants are required for a trip to take place (can combine groups or cover costs for 4 participants)

Available Dates:

June through September

Rates:

2 Day Adult - $375.002
Day Child(12 and Under) - $299.00
3 Day Adult - $519.00
3 Day Child (12 and Under) - $459.00

Boat prices do not include 7% service fee or gratuity

Our experienced river guides know the river intimately, assuring you an exciting ride through some of Montana's wildest whitewater rapids.

You'll thrill to the excitement of a deep roar and the joyous screams from the preceding boats as you challenge the river at every drop. The river will carry you along between two great mountain ranges, with the Great Bear Wilderness on one side of the canyon and the lofty summits of Glacier National Park on the other. Truly unspoiled, the region teems with fish and wildlife of all kinds.

We'll see to your comforts and prepare freshly made gourmet meals. With the river at your feet and a blanket of stars over your head, you'll begin and end your days to the timeless sounds of the river.

Rafting Times:

Available by request – 4 participants are required for a trip to take place. (can combine groups or cover costs for 4 individuals) Check-In at 8:30. Departs approximately 10:00 am and returns 4:00 pm.

Trip Duration:

2 or 3 days II-IV (Class III-IV in early June to moderate Class II-III later in the summer) with 13 recognized rapids

River Rafting & Rafting:

Class III-IV in Late May - Early July; to moderate Class II-III later in the summer. Rapids Include: Tunnel, Bonecrusher, Toilet Boil, The Big Squeeze, Screaming Right-Hand Turn, Jaws, The Narrows, CBT and Pumphouse.

River Miles:

28-38 river miles

Age Limits:

Age 6+ depending upon weather & river conditions

OVERNIGHT CAMPING

DAY 1:

Meet your group at the Great Northern Resort at 8:30. This is the time for check-in, rental of river gear, orientation, and any last minute packing. The morning float includes some great whitewater rapids ranging from Class II to Class III. Your guide will stop along the river to give you a chance to relax while we prepare a delicious lunch.

There is often time to take a short walk along the river, stretch your legs and enjoy the scenery and wildlife. The scenic float continues, carrying you through canyons and past ancient forests in a landscape that remains pristine and undeveloped. We set up camp early in the evening. A generous full course dinner is prepared by your guides. Montana days are long, and the evenings seem to last forever. Be prepared for short hikes or bocce ball on the beach. When the stars come out, songs and stories around the campfire bring the day to a memorable close.

DAY 2:

In the morning, the emphasis is on scenery as we traverse the southern boundary of Glacier National Park. We often see animals and waterfowl in this stretch.

DAY 3:

Awake to the sound of the river and cozy up to the morning fire with a strong cup of coffee. After another hearty breakfast, the rafts will be loaded and the river will sweep you away to another day of wilderness adventure. The water is calmer with fewer rapids as we travel into another scenic portion of the trip.

You may want to swim, relax, or just take in the sights and sounds of the canyon. The afternoon float brings us to the whitewater stretch with our favorite named rapids before returning to the West Glacier area. We arrive back at the Great Northern Resort around 4:00 p.m. Please let us know of any travel connections well in advance.

GREAT NORTHERN PHOTO GALLERY

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