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Great Northern Rafting

12127 Hwy 2 E, West Glacier, MT 59936
+1 406-387-5340
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Not the wildest ride, but an enjoyable experience

The guides were great and the views amazing. The river isn't the wildest so don't expect all 3's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
1rgm
,
Rockledge, Florida
They cancelled our trip

They cancelled my reservation for an all day rafting trip the evening before. I had made the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mark P
,
San Francisco, California, United States
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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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  • Very good6%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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12127 Hwy 2 E, West Glacier, MT 59936
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The guides were great and the views amazing. The river isn't the wildest so don't expect all 3's and a few 4's as other locations will give you. The dinner the guides cooked up on the shore was delicious, and the guides made it all...More

Thank 1rgm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They cancelled my reservation for an all day rafting trip the evening before. I had made the reservation six months before and was shocked that they would do this. If I would have paid them $92 extra for an imaginary 4th person they would have...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our guide Abram was excellent!! He guided us down the river with skill, and he prepared a full gourmet meal with appetizer, salad, steaks and chicken breasts, and even dessert with edible flowers! We and our adult children thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon of dinner with...More

Thank Leilani B
Reviewed 5 days ago

How does this place not have more reviews!? We were choosing between this and another company with a ton of reviews but felt compelled to try out GNR. NO regrets at allllll! Loved this place + will be recommending it to anyone who is venturing...More

Thank Leslie C
GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your review Leslie! We pride ourselves on being a smaller more intimate raft company and love the fact that we can share our beautiful community with travelers like yourself! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely note....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My sister Ruth, wife Louise, and I took the scenic river raft tour with Catherine. She was very personable, knowledgeable, and a great people person. We were in the area for a week and this was a must do experience. Her supervisor "Catfish" was awesome...More

Thank rogerdan811
GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review! Our team loves sharing their passion for the river with travelers like you! So glad you enjoyed your trip! I will share your kind words with Catfish and Catherine! We look forward to your return! Kyle Arneson Office Manager...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We rafted this last week at Great Northern Rafting and had a wonderful time. My husband and I have white water rafted before and this experience was as good as any other. Our raft guide (Marissa????) was very professional, funny, and made me feel very...More

Thank bookittt
GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your awesome review! I will pass on the kind words to our team and Marisa! We look forward to your next trip! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Kyle Arneson Office Manager Great Northern Resort

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very impressed with great northern rafting company. The guides are experienced and friendly, the food was great, and the trip was overall enjoyable. We did the full day whitewater rafting trip, which was lots of fun. The first half was a calm float...More

Thank The Ultimate T
GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there! Thanks for your kind review! Its appreciated that you spent the time to share your experience with others! We are so happy you enjoyed your trip! Come back to see us! Kyle Arneson Office Manager Great Northern Resort

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We put a cap on a wonderful week in Glacier National with our scenic float down FlatHead river. Catherine was a wonderful guide with tons of local knowledge. The dinner was second to none - thanks to Meg - the trip coordinator (who apparently is...More

Thank TujiSmith
GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your kind review! Our trips with meals are our favorites too! Meg is a wicked chef to boot and we are so happy to have her on our team! Catherine is also a valuable member of our team and I will pass on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yee haw. Had a great time with friends today. Our guide Kayla was excellant, water was great-refreshing❄ such a bargain for the trip. No fear of ending up in the "drink". Highly recommendMore

Thank Bev C
GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad you had a great time! I will pass on your kind words to the team and Kayla! We look forward to seeing you again! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Kyle Arneson Office Manager...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family wanted the experience of whitewater rafting and this was great. Those sitting in the front get more wet than the others. Our guide (Kayla) was great. We added the dinner option just to have a differentiated experience and the good was locally sourced...More

Thank John A
GreatNorthern2010, Front Office Manager at Great Northern Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience! I am so happy that you enjoyed your trip! Please let us know when you want to get down the river again! Have a wonderful rest of your summer and we will see you next time! Thank you! Kyle...More

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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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