Half Day Glacier National Park Whitewater Rafting Trip: The Exclusive Sport Experience! 2019-02-09T12:12:42+00:00

Half Day Glacier National Park Whitewater Rafting Trip: The Exclusive Sport Experience!

half day Glacier National Park whitewater rafting

A half day Glacier National Park whitewater rafting trip is fun for the whole family!

Trip Details

Difficulty: Moderate

This trip happens daily between the dates of 05/20/2019 and 09/30/2019. Are you looking for our famous Whitewater Dinner Trip?

Times:  10:15 AM, 11:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 2:15, 3:15 or 4:15 PM (4:15 departure available July 10th through August 5th).

Trip Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Price Adult: $61.00
Price Child: $51.00 (12 and under – see information below on minimum ages)
Other Price: 7% River User Fee or gratuity not included.

SPECIAL: If you have other trips booked with us, receive a 10% discount on this whitewater rafting trip. Just give us a call! Not valid in conjunction with a stay at the Glacier Guides Lodge.

Description: Enjoy our exclusive Sport half day Glacier National Park whitewater rafting trip on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.  Why is our Sport trip special? Most importantly, the small number of rafters– not more than 9 — allows for a more intimate experience with the river. In addition, anyone who wants a “window seat” can have one. As well as anyone who wants to become part of the crew that maneuvers the raft through the rapids — following the simple commands of the guide — can do so! Or, if you’d rather sit back and relax, that’s great too! The Sport trip is all about you.

You’ll raft along the southwestern boundary of Glacier National Park. The trip winds through John Stevens Canyon where the rapids are rated class II and III, making for a fun and splashy whitewater rafting adventure.

  • Be sure to wear clothes you won’t mind getting wet.  See our Packing List – Day Trips page for more information about what you will need for the trip.
  • Wetsuits, splash guards, and booties, if necessary, are available for no additional cost.
  • The length of the trip depends on the river flow. In June through early July half day trips last about 2 and a half hours. Mid-July through early August, about 3 hours. Mid-August through the end of season, approximately 3.5 hours long.

Meeting Notes: Departures are at 10:15 AM, 11:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 2:15, 3:15 or 4:15 PM (4:15 departure available July 10th through August 5th). Please check into our office 30 minutes prior to the departure time. We are located 1.5 miles west of West Glacier on Highway 2. Look for our Glacier Guides and Montana Raft sign on the north side of the highway, between mile marker 151 and 152. You’ll see our blue bus, too!

Safety First

Safety is always our #1 priority. Our guides undergo rigorous training each year in river rescue techniques, wilderness first aid, and more. Many of our guides return to us year after year, decade after decade. Our new guides are required to run hundreds of miles of the Flathead River before they can graduate from our Guide School. We carry radios on all of our raft trips. All of our equipment is state of the art and impeccably maintained. If conditions call for wetsuits and river shoes, or if you would prefer to wear splash gear, it is always available at no cost.

Age Limits

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! We do have a minimum age of 5 for our whitewater trips and 3 for our scenic 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 info@glacierguides.com

Glacier National Park Rafting Gallery