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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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Sun River Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Missouri River

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Sun River Info
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Put In:  Below the Diversion Dam
Take Out:  Highway 287 Bridge
Difficulty:  Class II
Run Length:  22 miles
Good Level:  400-3000 cfs
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  April, May, June, July, August, September
Primary Season: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Location:  In the Rocky Mtn Region (MT), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

To get to the put-in from Augusta:

1. Head southeast on Fleming St toward Main St
72 ft
2. Turn left at Main St
0.4 mi
3. Turn left at Warden Rd
7.1 mi
4. Turn left at Pishkun Ln
5.6 mi
5. Sharp right at Sun Canyon Rd
13.2 mi
6. Slight right at Mortimer Gulch Rd
2.8 mi


To get to the take-out from Augusta:

Head north on Hwy 287 until it crosses the Sun River. 

Sun River on the Missouri River

When the water is low, it is a long two-day trip.  When the flows are higher, it is a wild whitewater ride that can be finished in six to eight hours.  There are two diversions; one at mile 81, and one at mile 74. 

Last Edited by josho on 5/25/2011

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