Clark Fork River Rafting

For a fantastic day of Montana whitewater rafting fun look no further than the Alberton Gorge section of the Clark Fork River. This whitewater rafting day trip in Western Montana is a big volume, big ride river with a lot of roller coaster waves and intermediate (Class II-III) white water rafting. You'll bounce through rapids with names like Boat Eater, Fang, Cliffside and Tumbleweed on the family-friendly Clark Fork River.

Well isolated from any roads, the Alberton Gorge of the Clark Fork flows through a deep canyon with dramatic rose-colored cliffs. Between the whitewater sections are calm stretches that are perfect for swimming or just sitting back, relaxing and watching the spectacular mountain scenery pass you by. Warm water and quiet pools between rapids make this a perfect family rafting trip.

When you go rafting on the Clark Fork, you're likely to see dozens of birds, including osprey, mergansers and, if we're lucky, maybe some Harlequin Ducks. Deer, elk, and beaver are also common. Along the way, our guides will share some of the river's history. Named after William Clark of the Lewis & Clark expedition, the Clark Fork River's headwaters are in the Beaverhead and Rocky Mountains near Butte, Montana, where the Native American tribes called it the 'Arrowhead' River due to a semi-transparent stone found nearby that was used to make arrowheads.

We use 13' paddle rafts on this whitewater rafting day trip, so everyone becomes a participant. Each raft has a professional guide who teaches you how to paddle. As a team, you'll navigate the whitewater together. If you would rather let us do the rowing, we can bring an oar-powered raft along with room for 3-4 people (by request only).

We invite you to bring your friends, your church group, club or the whole family for a whitewater rafting trip you'll never forget.


Please call 208-770-2517 to inquire or book this trip.

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If you're looking for a day of fun, excitement and relaxation, join us for whitewater thrills on the Clark Fork River. This is a big volume, big ride river with lots of roller coaster waves and fun class II-III (intermediate) rapids with names such as Boateater, Fang, Cliffside and Tumbleweed. Between the rapids are calm stretches where you may jump in for a swim, or sit back and relax to enjoy the spectacular scenery. Bring the whole family for a day of fun you'll never forget!

ROW Inc., doing business as ROW Adventures is proud to be an Equal Opportunity recreation service provider.  ROW Inc. operates under special use permit from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.  All our operations and facilities are operated on a non-discriminatory basis.

Dates & Rates

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Jul 07, 2020 to Aug 31, 2020 $97£0€0$0$0$84£0€0$0$0BOOK NOW

Supplementary Information

*Minimum age for Clark Fork trips is 12 years old until July 10 when flows become low enough we can take kids as young as 7.  Please call our office for exact dates when it's suitable for children under 8 to join us.




Annual Office trip!

This is our 4th year using ROW. As in the past, your services exceeded our expectations in all areas. ROW is our go-to group! We are looking forward to next years trip.


Clark Fork Rafting

Our office went on the Clark Fork Alberton Gorge with ROW Adventures as our guides. Our personal guide was named Asa and he was awesome! He was so funny and energetic that it felt like Robin Williams was your guide! This is our fourth year with ROW Adventures and by far they go all out with their safety training and friendly hospitality. Really looking forward on next year’s river trip with them.


What an amazing adventure!!!

This is a great rafting trip for the whole family. I have been on the Clark Fork 3 times with ROW and have taken my nieces, nephews, and grandchildren of varying ages. All of us had a wonderful time. Not only is the scenery spectacular, the guides of ROW where awesome and kept everyone safe and having sooooo much fun! We stopped for a really good lunch made by our guides and the kids got to play and swim also. I highly recommend this trip if you are anywhere close to this vicinity. The rapids are class 3-4 and super splashy. The ROW team at the corporate office made signing up and paying so easy with tons of advice on what to bring and wear. I will be going again!!!

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