Paddling Montana - Third Edition Guide Book

by Kit Fischer (Falcon Guides)
Paddling Montana - Third Edition  by Kit Fischer

218pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781493005994

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
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 37.
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Twin Bridges, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 80 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Jackson, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 156 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Custer, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 84
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Conner, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 80 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Darby, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 21.5 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Missoula, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 132 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Big Timber, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 65 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Noxon, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 25 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Missoula, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 333 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Laurel, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 73 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Greenough, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 42 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Lincoln, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 67 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Paradise, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 158 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Three Forks, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing,Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 100 miles
... Preview: 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. ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Trident, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 83 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Big Sandy, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 130 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Libby, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing,Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 100 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Three Forks, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing,Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 133 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Cut Bank, MT - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 171 miles
... Preview: 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 ... From the guidebook "Paddling Montana - Third Edition"
Hungry Horse, MT - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 90 miles