Where to go Whitewater Rafting Near Bozeman
There is always plenty to do in and around Bozeman, no matter what the season, and the summer is no exception. From hiking and fishing to boating and paddle boarding, the opportunities to get out and experience the great outdoors are endless. This summer, if you need a new activity to add to your list, consider trying a whitewater rafting adventure. With a variety of different trips available in the area, you can choose the way you want to experience a local river. Here are a few Bozeman-area companies that offer rafting trips:
Montana Whitewater offers rafting tours on the Yellowstone, Gallatin, and Madison Rivers. Yellowstone River tours include half-day and full-day trips and are great for first-time rafters, or families with small children. Raft trips on the Gallatin River include half-day, full-day, overnight and dinner trips. The Gallatin River is a whitewater run with rapids that increase in intensity. It includes areas for rafters of all levels. Montana Whitewater is the only outfitter permitted to raft the Madison River and a limited number of trips are offered. The Madison River trips are considered to be wilderness rafting experiences and include possible wildlife viewing. Prices vary, depending on which trip you choose; visit http://www.montanawhitewater.com/ for more information.
Geyser Whitewater Expeditions
Geyser Whitewater Expeditions offers rafting adventures near Yellowstone National Park in Big Sky, MT. Rafting trips being in early May and include the following: a half-day trip on the lower Gallatin River under the rock walls of the Gallatin Canyon, a half-day trip on the upper Gallatin River, where you will cruise through rock formations and potentially see wildlife, a half-day scenic float on the Gallatin River that takes you past Lone Mountain and may include deer, elk, moose, and/or bear sightings, and a full-day whitewater trip that includes lunch on the river. Prices range from $50-$96 per person, depending on the trip selected, and age restrictions may apply to some trips, depending on water levels. To find the adventure that is best for you, and for more information, visit http://raftmontana.com/.