Missoula is surrounded by some great whitewater. From good beginner sections on the Blackfoot to expert runs on the Lochsa.
Practice good river safety, wear a PFD, wear a helmet, use good judgement, and know your abilities. Oh yeah, have fun!

  • Clark Fork River: Brennan’s Wave

    0 Mi. Away

    Brennan's wave is located in Missoula, Montana on the Clark Fork River at Caras Park. This moderate play spot is… Difficulty: Medium

  • Blackfoot River

    18.9 Mi. Away

    The Blackfoot River is one of the best floats in Montana. Combining excellent and diverse scenery with a wide variety… Difficulty: Medium

  • Blackfoot River: The Ledge

    19 Mi. Away

    Canoe surfing between 3500-6000 cfs. Check the River Flows! Blackfoot River @ Bonner

    Difficulty: Medium
  • Clark Fork River: Alberton Gorge

    37.5 Mi. Away

    The Clark Fork River's Alberton Gorge is the staple of boaters from Missoula and much of Western Montana - and… Difficulty: Hard

  • Clark Fork River: Alberton Gorge Triple Bridges

    38 Mi. Away

    Triple Bridges marks the beginning of the Lower Gorge. Triple Bridges Rapid offers a variety of playspots: a bottom right… Difficulty: Hard

  • Lochsa River, Idaho

    97.6 Mi. Away

    Kayakers and whitewater rafters run the Lochsa, generally between April and June. The "Lochsa River Floating Guide" lists more than… Difficulty: Expert