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Great Northern Rafting

12127 Highway 2 East, West Glacier, MT 59936
+1 406-387-5340
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Great Scenic Float

This was our first raft experience so we opted for the scenic float. The staff was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
RayV555
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Blackstone, Massachusetts
Half Day Float trip with Dinner

My husband and I had an amazing float trip, it was late August so it was close to the end of the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
vk-girl
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Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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Enjoy the rugged scenery while floating the glacial fed Flathead River that defines the southern boundary of Glacier National Park. Let our experienced river guides navigate you down eight miles of Class II-IV rapids on the Middle Fork, entertain you on a scenic float or advise you on the right fly to hook a world-class Cutthroat Trout. Great Northern Resort is located 1 mile from the West entrance to Glacier National Park.
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12127 Highway 2 East, West Glacier, MT 59936
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was our first raft experience so we opted for the scenic float. The staff was friendly and professional. Everyone is fitted with a life vest before you leave. We travelled a few miles down the road in a bus where we were launched in...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband and I had an amazing float trip, it was late August so it was close to the end of the season so there was only us 2 and another couple, and of course our Amazing guide, Abraham. He was very knowledgeable about the...More

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience! We pride ourselves on giving a great experience overall and not how many people we can fit on a single boat! We appreciate that you recognize how we operate. We love to have fun, be safe, and to share our...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took a half day of inflatable kayaking down the river. Our female guide Christie was fantastic, providing tips, guidance, and a safe line to navigate the Class I-III rapids. At 67 years old, I never felt threatened by the rapids, but...More

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your experience! We look forward to your next trip!! Kyle Great Northern Resort

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We booked a half-day float trip on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River. We enjoyed having Byron as our guide. The scenery was amazing & we couldn't believe the crystal blue water. We caught fish but unfortunately not the big ones we saw in...More

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for referring people our way! Come back for another try! We look forward to it! Kyle Great Northern Resort

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Abraham was a great guide. He was both entertaining and a great cook. He cooked a delicious steak dinner for us. Relaxing float trip with a lovely dinner!

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for taking a moment to share your experience! We hope to see you again soon! Kyle Great Northern Resort

Reviewed 1 September 2017

We recently had a wedding (70 people) at the Great Northern Resort. There was a Friday BBQ, Saturday morning rafting, Saturday evening wedding and brunch on Sunday. It was a most wonderful place to have an event like this--our guests loved the Great Northern! The...More

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for your review! We look forward to your next trip! Enjoy the rest of 2017! Kyle Great Northern Resort

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were the two leaders of our white water rafting trip! It was super fun, even when I got soaked with water. Our guide, emily, was fun and informative. She warned us ahead of time about the rapids and did an incredible...More

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience with others! We are glad you enjoyed yourself! Come back to see us! Kyle Great Northern Resort

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great Northern Rafting was an incredible experience. The staff were so knowledgeable, patient, and FUN. Kristi was our guide and she had a wealth of experience regarding rafting and the scenery. You can tell the staff really enjoy their jobs and each other which made...More

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GreatNorthern2010, General Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to pass along your experience with us. We strive to provide the best experience for guests while visiting Glacier National Park or just at the resort to relax. I will be sure to pass your comments on to Kristi.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Jen was our guide, she navigated the river like a pro. She was a lot of fun, but be aware...pay attention to her instructions or she'll throw you overboard! Lol! The river had a nice mix of class II rapids and lazy water. It's also...More

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi there! Thanks for sharing your experience! Just to clarify, our rapids are a mix of class II/III and "lazy water". Our rapids change throughout the season as the river is naturally flowing and not regulated. Some rapids get bigger as the water goes down...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a fun all day tour with Marissa of Great Northern. The whitewater is not terribly exciting right now but she did her best to make it as exciting as possible for the 2 young passengers. But it's a beautiful area and I highly...More

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GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for your detailed review! We are glad you enjoyed the trip! Come back in 2018 for another trip! Kyle Great Northern Resort

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Response from Megan G | Reviewed this property |
for a half day which turned out to be 2/5 hours it was about $60 a person. It depends how swiftly the river is running as to how long it will take. I felt it was a reasonable price with a reputable company.
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