Alberton Gorge Full Day Raft Trip (25 min. Missoula. 2-hour drive CDA, April-Oct.) (If you are driving over the border either direction there is a time change)
This 12-mile river trip provides 15 rapids and breath taking scenery down the Alberton Gorge on the Clark Fork River. The trip starts at 10AM and wraps up around 4PM. Locally sourced, homemade lunch featuring fresh garden grown produce is provided. A great one day river adventure!
Once you are outfitted, you will be taken down to the put in and the float trip will begin! The river will greet you with class I and II rapids. Here you will practice paddle strokes, laugh with peers, and look upon the beautiful wildlife that frequent the Upper Gorge. When the purple cliffs come into vision, you will be entering the Gorge, and the whitewater will turn into class III rapids! As the raft trip passes under triple bridges, you will start to approach our favorite rapid: Tumbleweed! Make sure to paddle hard and smile large as you go through this rapid. At the end of the raft trip you will be able to purchase pictures of your whitewater rafting experience.
After Tumbleweed, there will be an opportunity to cliff jump right above another one of our favorite rapids, Fang! Once you whitewater raft through Fang, you will pull over and enjoy a locally grown lunch next to the beautiful Fish Creek. While your guides prepare lunch, you can swim in the crystal-clear water of Fish Creek.
When lunch comes to an end, we pack up the boats and head into the lower gorge. This holds the opportunity to take in the beautiful scenery around you, float through some whitewater rapids, and play games on the raft ! The raft trip comes to an end at Tarkio. When we reach the takeout, the guides will take you back to the Western Waters shop, and your adventure will come to a close!