2 Day Overnight Glacier National Park Rafting Trip
About this Trip
Ready for adventure? Dreamed of seeing Glacier National Park’s star studded skies without having to carry a heavy pack into the backcountry? This is the trip for you! Our 2 day overnight rafting Glacier trip will give you an experience on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River that you’ll never forget. The Middle Fork is designated as a Wild and Scenic River. It also forms Glacier National Park’s southwestern border. As a result, this 2 day whitewater raft trip offers unique and amazing views into Glacier’s interior. In addition to thrilling whitewater rapids, you’ll also pass through peaceful, stunning scenic sections of calm, turquoise water.
Adult Price: $475
Child Price: $399
Other Price: 8% River User Fee (not included in price)
Guide Tip: Industry rate is 18-20% (not included in price)
Dates & Details
Difficulty: This 2 day overnight rafting Glacier trip is moderate, family friendly.
Dates: This trip departs every Wednesday and Saturday between the dates of June 14th and August 9th, 2023.
Trip Duration: 2 Days
What To Bring
Be sure to wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet. View our overnight packing list for more information about what to bring.
Safety is always the #1 priority. Guides undergo training in river rescue techniques, first aid, and more. Many guides return year after year. If conditions call for wetsuits and river shoes, or if you would prefer to wear splash gear, it is always available at no extra cost. Helmets are mandatory for whitewater trips.
Additional Trip Details
Day 1 Overnight Rafting Glacier
The day of the trip, you should arrive at our office by 9:00 AM to meet your guide. You’ll go over your gear at that time, pack it in our waterproof dry bags, get fitted for life jackets, and then head for the river!
On the first afternoon, your guide will pick a beautiful spot on the river to set up camp. That night, sleep soundly in tents on our comfy sleeping pads and cozy sleeping bags. In the morning, sip steaming coffee or tea as the sun comes up. At mealtimes, enjoy largely organic, locally sourced meals prepared by your guides, who pride themselves on being backcountry gourmet chefs. We can take into consideration any dietary restriction or request that you may have – just ask!
Day 2 Overnight Rafting Glacier
On the second day on the river, we’ll prepare for the thrilling whitewater section of the John F. Stevens Canyon. Don’t worry, we will take pictures! After the most exciting experience in Glacier National Park, we’ll take off the river at West Glacier in the late afternoon. You’ll be back to our office in West Glacier between 3 and 4 PM where we’ll all be waiting to hear of your adventures!
- The speed of the current — and therefore the length of the trip — changes with varying water levels, so the put-in may differ from trip to trip.
- The minimum age also varies depending on the river level. In June the minimum age is generally 8. From mid-July through the rest of the summer the minimum age is generally 6.
- Most, but not all, of the whitewater occurs on the last day in the John Stevens Canyon.
- The rapids are rated class II and class III, making this trip a fun and splashy adventure.
- Early season — June and early July — you’ll appreciate our wet suits and splash gear, which are provided at no additional cost.
Guests should call our office the day prior to departure at 406-387-5555 to check-in. The day of the trip, you should arrive at our office by 9:00 AM to meet your guide. You’ll go over your gear at that time, pack it in our waterproof dry bags, get fitted for life jackets, and then head for the river! Click on directions for how to find us.
Minimum ages for children will depend on the flow of the river, but generally speaking, there is a rafting trip for every age and ability between 3 and 103! Ages 3 and up for our scenic trips. Minimum age of 5 and a minimum weight of 50 pounds for our whitewater trips. These minimums may be higher if the river levels are higher, as they often are in the early summer. Be sure to call the office to inquire: 406-387-5555 or firstname.lastname@example.org