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Great Northern Whitewater Resort/Glacier River School
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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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Kootenai Falls and the Gorge Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Kootenai River

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Kootenai Falls and the Gorge Info
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Put In:  Kootenai Falls
Take Out:  Troy Bridge
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  90 feet per mile for the first mile
Run Length:  4 miles
Good Level:  7500-11000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 

Flows are dam controlled and tend to be erratic. Summer months are generally more reliable for optimal flows.

Season Comments:  April, May, June, July, August, September
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put in at the Kootenai Falls parking lot just off of Hwy 2. Take out at the Troy bridge.

Kootenai Falls and the Gorge on the Kootenai River

Fifteen foot Kootenai Falls empty into a two mile Class III-IV gorge. There are a couple of fun play holes about a half mile below the dam. The last two miles slow down to take you to the bridge.

Last Edited by josho on 5/25/2011

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