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Whitewater River Run

Montana Flathead, North Fork

Big Creek To Glacier Rim

Class III- TO III Difficulty


76°, Becoming Sunny

The Big Creek to Glacier Rim river run in Montana is a Class II-III river with exciting rapids, calm pools, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. The river has several technical sections with obstacles like boulders, drops, and narrow channels, which require precise maneuvering. The best time to float this section is from May to July when the water levels are high, around 1,500-2,000 cfs. This river run is suitable for intermediate paddlers with previous whitewater experience. Overall, the Big Creek to Glacier Rim river run offers a thrilling adventure through a picturesque Montana landscape.

Weather today, Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Status Runnable
Class Level III- to III
Elevation 3,049 ft
Run Length 8.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 8120 cfs
Gauge Height 9.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage S F Flathead River Nr Columbia Falls Mt
USGS 12362500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Mill Cr Ab Bassoo Cr Nr Niarada Mt
USGS 12374250
2 cfs 1.4 ft
Flathead River Near Bigfork Mt
USGS 12369000
4,310 cfs ft
Flathead River At Flathead British Columbia
USGS 12355000
2,240 cfs 6.7 ft
Swan River Near Bigfork Mt
USGS 12370000
3,020 cfs 4.5 ft
Swiftcurrent Creek At Many Glacier Mt
USGS 05014500
466 cfs 2.8 ft
S F Flathead R Ab Twin C Nr Hungry Horse Mt
USGS 12359800
5,250 cfs 8.4 ft
Swiftcurrent Cr Ab Swiftcurrent Lk At Many Glacier
USGS 05014300
113 cfs 1.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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