Paddling Montana - Third Edition  by Kit Fischer

Paddling Montana - Third Edition Guide Book

by Kit Fischer (Falcon Guides)
Paddling Montana - Third Edition  by Kit Fischer
Montana’s rivers hold a wealth of riches, and Paddling Montana, fully updated and revised, features over thirty river trips for avid paddlers, floaters, and anglers. History buffs can follow the routes of Lewis and Clark along the Missouri, the Jefferson, the Beaverhead, and the Bitterroot. Whitewater enthusiasts can head for the Gallatin or the Madison’s Beartrap Canyon.

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Trails from the "Paddling Montana - Third Edition" Guide Book
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Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 37.

Sinuous and serpentine with a jungle of vegetation, the Beaverhead meanders through rock canyons and broad valleys, and offers much of interest for Lewis and Clark aficionados. Complex fishing and ...
Twin Bridges, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 80 miles
Amber waters flowing over cobbled bottoms and through scenic valleys create on of Montana's most famous fishing rivers. Few Montana rivers have as many enthusiastic devotees as the Big Hole. This deli ...
Jackson, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 156 miles
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An oasis of green slicing through parched land, the Bighorn rushes past scenic bluffs and thick cottonwood bottoms, providing anglers with some of Montana’s most legendary trout fishing. No motorbo ...
Custer, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 84
A notably clear stream that flows over graveled bottoms and through cottonwood bottoms in a very picturesque valley. All Class I, but swift water, frequent logjams, and occasional snags above Stevensv ...
Conner, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 80 miles
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The West Fork is one of western Montana’s few tailwater streams. Originating deep in the Bitterroot Mountains at Painted Rocks Reservoir, the West Fork flows offer over 20 miles of breathtaking scener ...
Darby, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 21.5 miles
The Blackfoot is a glacial stream, lined with large rocks, that occasionally gets squeezed into short canyons. The result is a dashingly beautiful stream that provides outstanding whitewater excitemen ...
Missoula, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 132 miles
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The Boulder rushes through spectacular cottonwood bottoms before joining the mighty Yellowstone near Big Timber. Floating begins downstream of Natural Bridge Falls. Not to be confused with the Boulder ...
Big Timber, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 65 miles
The Bull gently meanders through lush grasslands and timbered bottoms before reaching the Cabinet Gorge Reservoir in northwest Montana. What the Bull River lacks in length (a measly 25 river miles), i ...
Noxon, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 25 miles
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The Clark Fork starts out small, but exits the state as Montana's largest river. It meanders through pastures and woodlands with I-90 paralleling much of its route. The river is mostly Class I wa ...
Missoula, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 333 miles
East of Yellowstone National Park in the shadow of the Beartooth Mountains, the Clarks Fork meanders through isolated cottonwood groves and beautiful prairie country. This river is Class I for it ...
Laurel, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 73 miles
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This aptly named river flows through pine forests and mountain meadows with the famous Bob Marshall Wilderness to the east and the towering Mission Mountains to the west. Its mostly a Class I riv ...
Greenough, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 42 miles
Crystal-clear waters rush through narrow canyons with sheer walls and spectacular rock formations on this highly scenic small stream. While many people do this lower section in one day, if you take mu ...
Lincoln, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 67 miles
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This wide river with aquamarine waters flows tranquilly past the spectacular Mission Mountains. Its almost all Class I water except for a whitewater section (Buffalo Rapids) with Class III and IV rapi ...
Paradise, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 158 miles
Originating in Yellowstone National Park, the alpine-like Gallatin River provides great whitewater and good fishing as it courses through one of the most scenic valleys in Montana. The Gallatin River ...
Three Forks, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing,Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 100 miles
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Once traversed for its entire distance by the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Jefferson meanders peaceably through thick cottonwood bottoms while providing good fishing and excellent wildlife viewing. ...
Trident, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 83 miles
This excellent canoeing stream flows through isolated breaks country that features white cliffs, deep coulees, and peculiar rock formations. The river is mostly Class I, except for a 1-mile Class II r ...
Big Sandy, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 130 miles
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This big, clear river courses through heavily-forested mountains, providing good fishing and excellent scenery along the way. Scenes from the movie "The River Wild" were filmed here. The river is mos ...
Libby, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing,Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 100 miles
Montana's most famous fishing river, the rapid-flowing Madison cuts a beautiful swath through a broad valley, passing by lush meadows and broken timber. The river is all Class I except for two section ...
Three Forks, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing,Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 133 miles
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The isolated Marias River originates east of Glacier National Park and features spectacular badlands and sandstone cliffs reminiscent of the Missouri River. Its suitable for beginners its entire leng ...
Cut Bank, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 171 miles
A picturesque wilderness whitewater river, the Middle Fork is both extremely challenging and remote. The Middle Fork roars through the Bob Marshall Wilderness and forms the southern border of Glacier ...
Hungry Horse, MT - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 90 miles
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