The pristine Flathead River system is located in Northwestern Montana near Glacier National Park and provides spectacular scenery on crystal clear water. The flathead river begins in the Canadian Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. Most of the Flathead is protected by either Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall & Great Bear Wilderness Areas. In addition, 219 miles of the Flathead River are designated as 'Wild and Scenic'.
It consists of the 3 forks (North, Middle & South) and the main stem once the forks converge. Most of the river trips happen on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River which forms the southern border of Glacier National park. You'll find a variety of exciting whitewater trips as well as great family floats and scenic river tours on the Middle Fork of the Flathead.
The North Fork of the Flathead River forms the western border of Glacier National Park. You will find scenic tours and family rafting trips on the North Fork as well.