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Whitewater River Run

Montana Madison River

Beartrap Canyon - Madison Dam To Route 84



72°, Slight Chance Showers Then Chance T-Storms

The Beartrap Canyon river run on the Madison River in Montana is a challenging and exciting stretch of water. The river features Class III and IV rapids, with several large boulders and tight channels that require careful maneuvering. The best time to float this section of the river is from June to September, with recommended CFS levels between 1,000 and 3,000. It's important to note that the river can be dangerous at higher levels, and rafters should always wear appropriate safety gear and be experienced in navigating difficult rapids. Overall, the Beartrap Canyon river run offers a thrilling and scenic adventure for experienced rafters.

Weather today, A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Status Runnable
Class Level III to IV
Elevation 5,874 ft
Run Length 8.5 Mi
Gradient 28 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 2330 cfs
Gauge Height 2.8 ft
Reporting Streamgage Madison River At Kirby Ranch Nr Cameron Mt
USGS 06038800

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Madison River Bl Ennis Lake Nr Mcallister Mt
USGS 06041000
4,490 cfs 5.4 ft
Madison River Ab Powerplant Nr Mcallister Mt
USGS 06040800
3,160 cfs 8.4 ft
Jefferson River Near Twin Bridges Mt
USGS 06026500
6,240 cfs 7.1 ft
Missouri River At Toston Mt
USGS 06054500
18,500 cfs 9.2 ft
Hyalite C At Hyalite R S Nr Bozeman Mt
USGS 06050000
264 cfs 3.3 ft
Prickly Pear Creek Near Clancy Mt
USGS 06061500
308 cfs 3.0 ft
Tenmile Creek Near Rimini Mt
USGS 06062500
101 cfs 2.9 ft
Ruby River Near Twin Bridges Mt
USGS 06023000
1,020 cfs 5.2 ft
Gallatin River Near Gallatin Gateway Mt
USGS 06043500
4,470 cfs 4.7 ft
Boulder River Near Boulder Mt
USGS 06033000
545 cfs 7.2 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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