Clark Fork Rafting

One day rafting trip
  • Dates: Daily July 7 - August 31*
  • Rates: $105 (adults) | $92 (youth) 
  • Recommended Minimum Age: 12, prior to July 10 (After July 10, children ages 7 and up are welcome).
  • Whitewater: Class l-III rapids
  • Meet: Superior, Montana
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. PDT
  • Duration: Full Day
  • Lunch Included: Yes

*Please note we require a minimum of 6 guests to run a trip. Trips typically operate daily in July and August. If you have less than 6 in your party, you can still reserve space and we will work to place you with another group in order to confirm your trip.

*Dates subject to change due to water levels and availability.

The region's most popular trip, the Clark Fork River through Montana's Alberton Gorge is an exciting, splashy ride through Class II-III whitewater. Thousands of people visit the Clark Fork each year for its amazing scenery and fun rapids. Our trips include a delicious riverside lunch, professional guides, and rafting gear. All we need are eager, enthusiastic rafters (first-timers and experts alike) that are ready to have an unforgettable day on the river!

General Information

Gear List

Clark Fork Release

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July 7 - August 31, 2021*

  • Adult: $105
  • Youth: $92
  • Group Special: Groups of 16 or more go for $99 per person!

*Please note we require a minimum of 6 guests to run a trip. Trips typically operate daily in July and August. If you have less than 6 in your party, you can still reserve space and we will work to place you with another group in order to confirm your trip.

*Dates subject to change due to water levels and availability.

Prices plus 3% Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks Department Use fee and 6% Land & Water Access fee

Many of our guests have requested information regarding gratuities - while all of our guides strive to provide an excellent trip for our guests in every way...if you feel that your trip was extraordinary and would like to leave a gratuity for your guide, we recommend 10-20% of your trip cost.  Of course, all gratuities are optional and at your sole discretion.

Meeting Location

This trip meets in Superior, MT. Our address is 62 Lynch Ranch Lane, Superior, Montana 59872. 

From I-90 you’ll exit at Superior (Exit #47).  Turn south at the bottom of the off-ramp (that’s “right” if coming from Spokane, “left” if from Missoula).  You’ll come to a frontage road called “Diamond Road.”  Turn left (east) on Diamond and you’ll pass a “Town Pump” gas station on your left.  Proceed one (1) mile to Cedar Creek road.  You’ll see five or so large white propane tanks at this intersection.  If you go over a bridge over Cedar Creek you went too far. Turn RIGHT on Cedar Creek Road and proceed 1.5 miles south.  Look for a driveway on the left by a blue house with white trim and a ROW sign.

Map for Clark Fork meeting point.

The closest airports are in Spokane, WA, and Missoula, MT.

Reviews 39

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Peter Koehn
March 16, 2021 at 7:24 pm
Phenomenal trip! Experienced and knowledgeable guide. We had a ton of fun 👍
Lindy Boustedt
February 23, 2021 at 8:36 pm
ROW is a fantastic company! Our group has taken this rafting trip as a memorial ride for a family member who loved rafting. Everyone at the company not only helps us make this trip every year (we've been doing it since 2015) but they go above and beyond in making it special as a memorial celebration. It was hard not going in 2020 due to the pandemic and we can't wait to be back on the water with this team again soon. Our group always has a mix of skill levels - we all always feel safe and able to do everything we need to on the water to have a fantastic time. Can't recommend them enough!
Len Urgeleit
February 20, 2021 at 11:26 pm
We had such a great day. This was my 2nd trip with ROW and my girlfriend's first. Our guide was fun and had lots of interesting things to share with us about the geology and wildlife. We had our own guide with no other paddlers in our raft due to COVID. The staff takes care to keep groups distanced from each other and takes the COVID guidelines seriously, yet not get in the way of having fun. I recommend this trip to anyone going on their first rafting trip. It's fun and scenic with some big rapids, but nothing scary.
Lynn & Tom
February 18, 2021 at 4:15 am
My husband and I have done many river trips in the past and my sister asked us to join her as she had never done one. The guides made the trip fun and we all had a blast!! We would definitely like to do another trip :-)
Katie Palomino
February 16, 2021 at 7:14 pm
It was amazing! It was my first time rafting the guides were awesome too. Would totally go again! Rafting is EPIC
Caroline Griffin
February 16, 2021 at 3:13 pm
Too much fun. We didn't know river rafting even existed on the Clark Fork.
It was beautiful and we were treated to first class fun. Our guide made us feel special as he wouldn't let the other rafts ALL from the air force base, splash us oldies. But they sure tried to take our guide out, to no avail 😊. We laughed so hard it hurt. We also learned about the river and its history.
We would love to find out more about the other trips available.
I'm rating this as 100% perfect in every way.
John and Caroline Griffin
Dianne Herz
February 15, 2021 at 11:49 pm
What a great raft trip. It is especially perfect for first timers or for a trip with kids. My 12 year old son and his friend had a blast. It's an easy day trip from North Idaho. Our guide was extremely personable and helpful. The scenery was magnificent. There were plenty of opportunities to jump in the river, float in the water, and jump off cliffs. There were also exciting rapids to make it a well rounded day.
Stella Kinne
February 15, 2021 at 4:04 pm
The Clark Fork was the perfect day trip! There was just enough excitement to keep all ages enthralled and completely engaged. The guides were excellent! They all are a fantastic mix of professional and personable, always keeping our safety in the forefront yet ensuring everyone was having a great time. I highly recommend this river trip.
David Palomino
February 15, 2021 at 8:06 am
My families fist rafting experience in Aug 2020 was a pleasure. Clark Fork river was just the right exposure for my families first time out. We are hooked. The guides did an excellent job, were super fun and friendly. We hope to return soon.
Kelley Palomino
February 15, 2021 at 8:00 am
We booked the last day of the 2020 season and got the first day of rain of the season- go figure! The employees at ROW were amazing to get us outfitted with extra gear last minute. We stayed warm the whole trip!
The lunch was wonderful and the EXPERIENCE was beyond what I had hoped for. Our family LOVED rafting and we hope to do it every year now and bump up in difficulty. We are a large family and had to split up into two rafts. BOTH guides did an awesome job! What a great family vacation. Thanks for making it worth while ROW.👍👍