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West Glacier, MT

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Mill Creek Whitewater Kayaking Trip on the Clark Fork River

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Mill Creek Info
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Put In:  Mill Creek Road
Take Out:  Mill Creek Road
Difficulty:  Class IV
Gradient:  85 fpm
Run Length:  1-2 miles
Good Level:  75-200 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  May, June
Primary Season: 
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the take-out from Missoula:

1. Head northwest on W Broadway St toward Ryman St
0.2 mi
2. Take the 3rd right onto Old U.S. 93 E/N Orange St
0.6 mi
3. Merge onto I-90 W via the ramp to Coeur a Alene
14.7 mi
4. Take exit 89 toward Frenchtown
0.3 mi
5. Turn right at Demer St
210 ft
6. Turn right at Frenchtown Frontage Rd
0.6 mi
7. Take the 2nd left onto Mill Creek Rd

Head north up the road a couple of miles until the gradient begins to increase; find a spot to take out.

To get to the put-in:

Continue up the road another one to two miles to a turnout on the left side of the road. 

Mill Creek on the Clark Fork River

This is a tight, brushy, low-volume run with small eddies and wood hazards.  The only significant drop is Mill Falls, a shallow eight footer with a tricky entrance.  The drops are narrow and need to be scouted for wood.  There is a fun slide near the end. 

Last Edited by josho on 5/23/2011

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