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Montana Raft Company


  • Glacier
  • Whitewater Rafting Guide
Explore Glacier and it's bordering rivers with the only company that offers guided hiking, rafting, and fishing tours in and around Glacier National Park. Venture down the Wild and Scenic Middle and North Forks of the Flathead River with guides who know these waters. We offer trips with smaller groups (we don't overpack our boats), great food and personal service. Wetsuits and wet shoes are included at no extra cost. Safety and professionalism are fundamental to who we are as a company.

The Montana Raft Company offers half day to three day river rafting trips on rivers that create the southwestern boundary to Glacier National Park. We specialize in Whitewater Rafting, Fly Fishing from drift boats, Scenic Floats, Inflatable Kayaks and Overnight River Trips. We even offer Combination Hike and Raft tours with our sister company, Glacier Guides, Inc. who was chosen in 1983 as the exclusive hiking guide service inside Glacier National Park. Since most of our guides work for both companies, we know this area better than any company around.

Why choose us?
We won't overcrowd your boat: We put the fewest people in a boat of any company in the area. What does that mean for you? Everybody gets a paddle and a window seat if they want it.

No hidden Charges: Montana Raft Company does not charge extra for wetsuits, which are mandatory certain times of the year.

Guide experience, knowledge, safety and service: Over 90 percent of the Glacier Guides and Montana Raft Company's 80 member staff returns every season.

Interpretation and preservation focus: Chosen to be the exclusive hiking-guide service of Glacier National Park. Our focus on interpretation and preservation is unequaled.

Equipment quality: Montana Raft runs top quality Hyside boats and other support gear.

Top notch facilities: We also have shaded parking, volleyball, horseshoes, picnic area, free Wifi, photo center, gift and gear store and restrooms!

We give back: We support over 50 local and environmental causes.

Half Day Whitewater
Full Day Whitewater
Thrill Seeker Special
Scenic Float
BBQ Dinner Trip
Inflatable Kayak, half day or full day
Fly Fishing, half day, full day and overnights
Hike and Raft Combination, 1 day to 8 days in length
Guided Day hikes, Extended Backpacking Treks and comfy Hut Hikes are also available through our sister company, Glacier Guides, Inc., located in the same office
Check out our new wilderness float/cabin adventure or the the family camping safaris.
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Street Address
11970 US Highway 2 East
West Glacier, MT 59936 Get directions
Glacier National Park, MT
Toll Free
Mailing Address
PO Box 330
West Glacier, MT 59936
May - Mid-October
Summer: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Payment Methods
American Express, Canadian Currency, Cash, Discover, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks, Visa
Late Cancellation Fee, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended, Walk-Ins Welcome
Child Discount, Group Discount


Special direction map

Special Directions

Montana Raft Company (and Glacier Guides, Inc.) is located at mile marker 151 on US Highway 2, one and a half miles west of West Glacier. Our office complex is tucked away on six lovely wooded acres, so look for our sign and blue bus along the highway. By Train: Amtrak stops at the Belton/West Glacier depot in West Glacier. By Air: Kalispell is the main airport, 30 minutes away. Delta, United, Allegient and Horizon/Alaska are the main carriers. Rental cars are available at the airport and in West Glacier, or a shuttle service is available through Flathead Glacier Transportation, 800-829-7039.