Alberton Gorge Half Day Raft Trip (25 min. Missoula, 2 hour drive CDA, April-Oct.)
This 12 mile whitewater rafting Missoula river trip provides 15 rapids and breath taking scenery down the Alberton Gorge on the Clark Fork River. The whitewater rafting trips start at 9AM, 1pm and 4PM. A great three hour river adventure!
You will meet at the Western Waters shop located in Cyr, Montana (exit 70 off of I-90). Your friendly guides who will be taking you whitewater rafting will greet you with the adequate gear needed for the raft trip. 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 paddling through our second favorite rapid, Fang, you will enter 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 with Western Waters will come to a close!
Price: Adults-$57 Ages 6 to 17 – $50