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Great Northern Whitewater Resort/Glacier River School
Located in:
West Glacier, MT

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River/Guide school Great Northern Resort has a 36 year history of providing whitewater and fishing trips on the Flathead River in (more...)
 
 
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Big Horn River Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Yellowstone River



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Big Horn River Info
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Put In:  Afterbay
Take Out:  St. Xavier Bridge
Difficulty:  Class I
Run Length:  15 miles
Current Streamflow:  2650 cfs @ 12/14/2016 11:15 AM - Bighorn River near St. Xavier, MT, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  1000-4000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season: 
Permit: 

Yes, a National Parks $5.00 per vehicle per day pass or a $30.00 annual pass is needed.

Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft,canoe,touring
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the put-in from St. Xavier:

1. Head west on Montana 313 toward 3rd St
0.2 mi
2. Turn left to stay on Montana 313
18.8 mi
3. Continue onto Rte 211
0.4 mi
4. Turn right to stay on Rte 211
1.1 mi
 

To get to the take-out from St. Xavier:

Head west on the Pryor Cutoff to the bridge over the river. 


Big Horn River on the Yellowstone River

This may be one of the best trout rivers in the country.  This is a nice scenic float with great fishing. 


Last Edited by josho on 5/25/2011
 



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