Missoula Town Run


The Clark Fork runs right through the heart of Missoula, MT.  This stretch is mainly class II but is notable for the whitewater park next to Caras Park.  This park contains Brennan's Wave which is playable at most all levels.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Clark Fork River are between a bare minimum of 600cfs and a high of 40,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 12334550, the Clark Fork At Turah Bridge Nr Bonner Mt Remember only watercraft are permitted at Missoula Town Run.

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
Brennan's Wave
Class III- to III+

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Middle Fork Rock Cr Nr Philipsburg Mt
USGS 12332000
55 cfs 1.6 ft
South Crow Creek Near Ronan Mt
USGS 12375900
9 cfs 1.9 ft
Blackfoot River Near Bonner Mt
USGS 12340000
843 cfs 2.4 ft
South Fork Jocko River Near Arlee Mt
USGS 12381400
41 cfs 1.5 ft
Clark Fork At Turah Bridge Nr Bonner Mt
USGS 12334550
688 cfs 1.8 ft
Clark Fork Near Drummond Mt
USGS 12331800
280 cfs 2.4 ft
Bitterroot River At Bell Crossing Nr Victor Mt
USGS 12350250
414 cfs 4.6 ft
Mission Cr Ab Reservoir Nr St Ignatius Mt
USGS 12377150
45 cfs 2.2 ft
Flint Creek Near Southern Cross Mt
USGS 12325500
31 cfs 0.8 ft
Clark Fork Below Missoula Mt
USGS 12353000
2,290 cfs 1.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Noisy Basin
SNOTEL 664
1" 0"