Yellowstone National Park

Whitewater Rafting:

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Whitewater rafting is a fun and exciting family activity that many Yellowstone visitors choose to experience.  We offer a vast variety of choices including 2-hour, half-day, and full-day trips for the entire family.  You also have the choice of floating down the Yellowstone River (at the North Entrance of Yellowstone), the Gallatin River (near the West Entrance of Yellowstone), the Madison River (near the West Entrance of Yellowstone), or the Snake River (near Jackson Hole).

Yellowstone River:  This famous river is the longest stretch of free-flowing water (without dams) in the lower 48 states.  Big, beautiful, and free-flowing, the Yellowstone River flows along the north boundary of Yellowstone Park presenting many rapids in the upper Paradise Valley.  The Yellowstone River is an excellent choice for all ages.  Trips are available May 15 through September 15.

Rates 1/2 Day Full Day
Adult $ 31.00 $ 72.00
Child $ 21.00 $ 52.00

Yellowstone River - Full Day
Set aside a full day of your visit to the Yellowstone area for an unforgettable 17 mile trip down this magnificent river. The Yellowstone offers exiting Class II-III rapids in a spectacular setting. We'll stop halfway for a delicious deli-style lunch. Trip departs at 9:30 a.m. You'll return to the office about 4:30 p.m.

Yellowstone Whitewater - Half Day
Let our experienced guides show you fun and excitement on this outstanding 8 mile class II-III stretch of the Yellowstone. This is a perfect shorter trip for your family. Trip times are 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5:15 p.m. (plus 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. as needed, peak season). Approximate 3 hour round-trip.

Gallatin River:The Gallatin River tumbles from meadows high in the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park down through the towering walls of Gallatin Canyon. This is a small rocky, challenging river that offers great fun!  Trips are available June 1 through September 1.

Rates  1/2 Day Full Day
Adult $ 39.00 $ 79.00
Child $ 30.00 $ 63.00

Gallatin Canyon - Full Day
You'll first experience the quieter moods of the Gallatin in its upper reaches, and then finish this full day trip with the exiting Class III-IV rapids of the Mad Mile. A delicious hamburger lunch is served riverside. Trip Departs at 10 a.m. and we'll return to the office around 4:30 pm.

Gallatin Whitewater - Half Day
Enjoy continuous excitement on one of the finest stretches of whitewater in our region including rapids such as Screaming Left, Thumper, and the Mad Mile. Wetsuit rental is required during high water. Departs at 9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. (plus 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., as needed, peak season). Round trip time is approximately 3 hours.

Upper Whitewater - Half Day
A fun and exiting trip for those wanting a more moderate whitewater experience. During high water, this is the best trip for families with children. Departure times and round trip time same as half day.

Madison RiverThe Madison River flows through a very special, remote wilderness canyon. Our guides are privileged to offer full day trips through Bear Trap under a special use permit from the Bureau of Land Management. Trip size is limited by the permit, guaranteeing a unique and private experience. We rarely see other boats on this trip.  Trips are available June 1 through September 1.


Rates Full Day
Adult $ 92.00
Child $ 76.00

All trips are oar powered so you can relax as your guide rows you through this wonderful canyon. The Class IV rapid, Kitchen Sink, will catch your attention, but so too will the eagles and kingfishers, the delicious lunch and the spectacular setting. A soak at the Bear Trap Hot Springs will end a day which is sure to be the highlight of your vacation.

Deposit/Cancellation Policies (Yellowstone, Gallatin & Madison Rivers):  The reservation is guaranteed with a major credit card and you will pay for the raft trip upon arrival.  The cancellation policy is at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled river trip.

Snake River:  This famous river offers some of the most exciting and scenic whitewater rafting available in the United States!  The beautiful Snake River presents an excellent combination of rapids and slower scenic stretches of water.  From rugged canyons to fast-shooting rapids to slow relaxing floats, the Snake River has it all!  That's why it's among the nation's most popular rivers for summer recreation!  Trips are available May 20 through September 15.

8-Mile Whitewater:

This adventure takes you through 8 miles of whitewater in the Grand Canyon of the Snake River. Combining spectacular scenery with the excitement of rolling rapids, this trip has all the ingredients for the perfect river adventure.  Both 8-man and 14-man rafts are available on the whitewater section starting in July.

  • Allow 3 1/2 hours. U-Paddle option.

  • 8-man trips leaves every two and 1/2 hours beginning at 8:00 am until 3:30 pm.

  • Adults: $48.00, Children 12 & Under: $40.00.

    • 14-man rafts leave every hour and 1/2 beginning at 9:30 am until 4:30 pm.
    • Adults: $42.00, Children 12 & under: $34.00

    16 Mile Breakfast Scenic/Whitewater Combo:

    (Most popular trip!)

    After 8 miles of majestic mountain scenery you've earned a hot breakfast at our renowned Pine Bar campsite. Our cook prepares a delicious meal guaranteed to satisfy even the heartiest appetite. We then wash it down with 8 miles of white water thrills.

    • Early morning departure. U-Paddle option.
    • Adults: $70.00, Children 12 & under: $58.00

    Overnight Trips-Scenic/Whitewater:

    An unforgettable experience awaits you at our comfortable Pine Bar campsite, located in a wooded forest with mountain meadows. Custom tents provide the ideal blend of luxury and outdoor experience. Excellent food by a roaring campfire compliments the serenity of your overnight stay. Wake up the next morning to a hot breakfast; and then get ready for 8 miles of exhilarating whitewater. The small 8-man paddle rafts are available on the whitewater section starting in July.

    • Trips leave late afternoon and return to Jackson midday the following day.
    • U-Paddle option.
    • Adults: $140.00, Children 12 & under: $110.00

    13-Mile "Teton Views" Scenic:

    After a short drive to the river, we climb aboard our self-bailing rafts. Sit back and relax, enjoy the beauty of the river as your guide works the oars. Be sure to bring a camera or video equipment for the chance of seeing wildlife on this stretch of river is great. Bird life abounds with eagles, hawks, storks, herons, and migratory birds flying alongside the raft. If your eyes are sharp, you may see a moose eating willows or river otters playfully swimming along the banks.

    Allow 3 hours for the trip.
    Departures 8:00 AM, 11:30 AM, and 4:00 PM
    Lunch available for an additional $6.00 on 11:30 AM trip.
    Adults: $38.00, Children 12 & under: $27.00

    Deposit/Cancellation Policies (Snake River Trips):  The entire cost of the river trip is charged as a deposit at the time of making a reservation.  The cancellation policy is at least 48 hours in order to receive a refund of the deposit.

    - There is no Forest Service Fee on the scenic trips.

    - Neoprene wet suits and booties are also available for rental.

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    From Outside the USA, Call (406) 446-4900

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