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    Blackfoot River

    Whitewater, Blackfoot River, Close to Missoula

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    Class III Whitewater, ages 6 & up, April-July

    On this 4-5 hour white water adventure in Montana, you’ll find epic beauty and whitewater rapids. It’s classic whitewater rafting for your whole family. If you’ve ever dreamed about Montana, to experience Big Sky country, and get away from it all- this is it! You can raft white water on the Blackfoot River in Montana with Pangaea. Pristine wilderness beauty makes rafting whitewater on the Blackfoot River corridor an unmatched vacation experience.

    On Your Way to Glacier?

    The Blackfoot River is on your way to Glacier National Park. This is the “must see” river of western Montana. Don’t go to Glacier National Park without stopping for the thrill of experiencing its whitewater !

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    Family friendly whitewater rafting on the Blackfoot River’s wild and scenic river corridor!

    Soul Nourishing Lunch

    After all the whitewater recharge your soul with a hot red potato bar, flame seared chicken, fresh salad greens and mouth watering toppings like sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, freshly shredded cheddar cheese, real bacon, all served “riverside.” Lunch served on the 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM trip.

    Happy Hour

    Back at the river house before you hit the road, enjoy the Happiest Social Hour in Montana – FREE beer, juice, soda or water while you watch yourself on our video screen running the biggest rapid of the day!

    Fun For the Whole Family

    Perfect for the whole family: Big whitewater, eye-popping scenery and a mouth-watering lunch make the Blackfoot River in Montana unforgettable. Raft exciting class III rapids as ospreys and eagles soar overhead, and beaver, otters and fish play beneath your raft. This trip is perfect for kids 6 and older. It’s a great mix of easy, scenic floating and exhilarating whitewater with plenty of time for relaxing or playing games. Squirt guns are included on every boat!

    The best guides on the Blackfoot

    Friends and Pangaea’s world famous guide make your day on the river unforgettable!

    Your Guide Makes the Difference

    Your guides are highly qualified river runners who have years of experience and hours of training on the river. Not only are they safest guides on the river, they are the “FUNNEST” guides on the river too. Squirt guns and boat games are standard on every trip. Our guides would make a mud puddle fun!!!

    the best guides on the blackfoot river

    They dress up, have fun and know their history. Pangaea Guides – world famous for a reason!

    Raft & Blast (Half Day Option)

    Don’t have time for the full day trip with lunch or dinner? Pangaea also offers shorter trips down the Blackfoot. Raft the same stretch of river with NO stops for swimming, rock jumping or lunch. Trips depart daily at 10:30 AM or 12:30 PM. Check dates for the Blackfoot River Half Day Option click here.

    world famous alberton gorge whitwater

    Run the river without stopping for a quick 1-2 punch of whitewater and beauty!


    Looking to make your trip extra special? Do you want to enjoy the raft with just you and your group or special someone? Want a custom meet time or want to sip “special” beverages in your boat that nobody else gets? We can make that happen for you when you upgrade your trip to a private affair. Get your own raft, fill it with up to 7 people, and let us know what else you want. We will custom-tailor your trip, even accommodating your own meet time (as the schedule allows). The cost is $679 per boat for any private trip. Please call us for your exclusive upgrade: 406-239-2392.

    Private upgrades on the Blackfoot river



    Want a more exciting whitewater experience or just want to enjoy the easy scenic float in your own vessel? Add an inflatable kayak to your trip for an extra $10 per kayak. These kayaks seat one or two people, kayak paddles and helmets included. To add a kayak to your trip, please call 406-239-2392.

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    Prices, Times & Other Helpful Info


    • $85 adults (18 and older)
    • $75 kids (6-17)

    Blackfoot River Whitewater Trip Times:

    • 10:30-4:00 MST (both lunch) or 12:30-6:00 MST (dinner)

    Raft & Blast

    • $55 adults / $50 kids (NO stops, NO lunch) / 10:30, 12:30


    • 6 or more people – 10% OFF!
    • 13 or more people – 15% OFF!
    • AAA or Military – 10% OFF (must call for discount and present ID day of trip)

    Group Rates and Specials:

    If you have a large group, special event, birthday party, bachelor party, bachelorette party, convention, conference or business meeting, please call for special pricing, custom meet times and other options designed just for you.

    What to Bring:

    Clothes that can get (avoid cotton as it gets wet, stays wet and makes you cold). Sun block, sun glasses, hat, dry clothes to change into after the trip, shoes or sandals (NO FLIP FLOPS or BARE FEET).

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    Season and Hours:

    The Blackfoot River, Whitewater runs April through July. High water can affect age restrictions and availability. Office hours are 7 days a week, 8am-8pm.

    Drive Times:

    Spokane to Pangaea: 2.5 hrs
    Coeur d’ Alene to Pangaea: 2 hrs
    Missoula to Blackfoot: 45 minutes


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    *Trips often fill up. Don’t be disappointed, call, email or book online to make sure you don’t “miss the boat.”

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    The Blackfoot River meets at our River Store (if you’re driving from Spokane or Couer d’alene) or at the Blackfoot River take-out. The Blackfoot River is an easy drive from Spokane, Coeur d’ Alene and Missoula. 11111 Mullan Rd. E. Superior, MT 59872

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