Clark Fork River Rafting Trips

Montana features some of the most beautiful scenery for any outdoor adventurer craving an excursion that only river rafting can satisfy. 10,000 Waves offers many different Clark Fork rafting trips that cater to the novice and expert rafter alike. With over 25 years of experience guiding trips on some of the grandest white water that the state has to offer, our mission is to provide premier guiding services for the Clark Fork River rafting trip of a lifetime every time.

Challenge yourself on your next white water summer vacation by paddling your boat during your guided trip on the magical Clark Fork. Enjoy a scenic float on a sleepy river, then ride the rapids in a flash under the expert guidance of 10,000 Waves. Take in the setting sun during a post-rafting, riverside BBQ, still aglow from the day’s sun and water. Clark Fork River rafting and kayaking with our team will treat you to one of the finest whitewater experiences available today in the Northwest.

Clark Fork White Water Rafting

Alberton Gorge Rafting

This is our premier whitewater rafting and kayaking run on the Clark Fork River- the finest whitewater in Montana. If you are looking for fun, excitement, and relaxation, then this big volume, big ride river is the one for you. The Gorge is a hidden Montana gem, home to Montana’s best summer whitewater trip.

Half-day trips daily:  Action packed and affordable. 

    • Departs at 9 am daily and returns between 12 pm – 1 pm.
    • Departs at 2 pm daily and returns between 5 pm – 6 pm.
    • $69 for adults, $59 for children (6-12 years old).

Full-day trips include a delicious lunch served riverside. * Our Most Popular trip. We’ll take our time, savor the Gorge’s spectacular scenery, and enjoy some swimming along the way to cool off.

    • Departs at 9 am daily and returns between 2 pm – 4 pm.10000-waves-2
    • $89 for adults, $79 for children (6-12 years old).

Scenic or Clark Fork Whitewater Rafting And Dinner Trips are hard to beat. The river is quiet and we’ll either pull over for a delicious riverside dinner buffet or head back for a sunset BBQ, Call 406-240-9833 to reserve.

  • Departs at 3:30 pm and returns between 7 pm – 8 pm.
  • $115 for adults, $90 for children (5-12 years old).

Clark Fork Whitewater Rafting

The Clark Fork is isolated from roads, has magnificent rock formations and dramatic rose-colored cliffs rising vertically on both sides of the river. You will likely see lots of birds, including osprey, mergansers, eagles, kingfishers, and hawks. We may also see deer, bear, moose or elk. History Buffs? All of our guides are well-versed in the history and geological features of the area. Daily departures available May through September.

Whether you are new to the sport or a lifetime avid rafter, you’ll be able to enjoy the fun and recreation that the Clark Fork offers. The Alberton Gorge section of the Clark Fork River near Missoula holds some of Montana’s finest whitewater and spectacular canyon scenery. There are sections of river to relax and enjoy the canyon scenery as well as exciting Class II and III whitewater. The perfect blend of chilling out to thrilling out, this kind of adventure is the stuff for which Montana is famous.

Our guides are steeped in local history to give you the lay of the land during your visit. From the spectacular freshness of the clear, glacial waters to the meadows, forests, and cragged cliffs flanking the river’s corridor on either side, you can experience an immersion in nature while white water rafting the Clark Fork. With trips running daily throughout the summer May-October, you don’t have to miss any perfect day that Montana weather has to offer to get out with your family and friends on this historic river.

Clark Fork River Rafting Missoula

Clark Fork River Rafting in Missoula is one of the most popular tourist and local destination activities. 10,000 Waves offers private and custom scenic float trips through town or near Missoula with excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing. Offering solo, small group, and larger group Clark Fork River rafting trips since 1990, 10,000 Waves has almost as many trips under our belts as the waves under our rafts.

A trip appropriate for all ages, we provide state-of-the-art rafting gear and guides certified in swiftwater rescue, first aid, and CPR. Decked out in all the right equipment, you will be able to relax and enjoy each view, each moment that the river has to offer. Whether you are taking your kids for their first rafting adventure or spending the weekend checking off a bucket-list trip with your granddad, Clark Fork River rafting in Missoula will give you the vacation of which dreams are made.

Interested In Rafting The Clark Fork River?

Whether you are looking for a relaxing float through some of the most gorgeous scenery in the country, or you need a bit of excitement with some class II and III rapids to challenge you, you’ll find all the peaceful enjoyment and pulse-raising thrills any outdoor adventure could promise. If you are interested in rafting the Clark Fork River safely in style, let us do the work so you can kick back and ride the waves. When you choose 10,000 waves to be your guide, your trip will be handled with easy-going expertise, making it comfortable for everyone.

Why Choose 10,000 Waves?

The services at 10,000 Waves are all-inclusive. From the transportation to the equipment and gear, everything is provided in your half-day, day, or overnight white water rafting Missoula experience. From the meals and snacks to the dry bags, life preservers, and boating gear, 10,000 Waves will deck you out in style for the best rafting trip of your life. Our packages include everything you could want for a day on the Clark Fork River. We’ll even send you home with memorable photos from the day’s adventure with us. All you need to bring with you is trust in your choice of guides and a spirit for adventure.

Get Started Today

Rafting the Clark Fork River Montana is one of those experiences that everyone should have at least once in a lifetime. Reach out to us at 10,000 Waves, and let us treat you to the kind of trip you deserve when you visit our great state. We measure our work’s worth on the number of people that return year after year to enjoy a day of white water rafting the Clark Fork with us. For the quintessential Montana outdoor adventure, choose us to fulfill your vision of the perfect rafting vacation.

To learn more about white water rafting, contact us today. Make a reservation for your group trip, or sign up for one of our summer camps or clinics online any time. For the adventure of a lifetime on one of the most pristine bodies of water in North America, hire our dedicated team of experts to show you the best Montana has to offer.