Moose To Storm Castle


This is the most commonly run section of the Gallatin. Putting in at Moose flats campground and taking out at the Storm Castle Bridge provides floaters with nearly every rapid this river has to offer. Depending on time and flows many options are available to make the float shorter.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Gallatin River are between a bare minimum of 300cfs and a high of 10,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 06043500, the Gallatin River Near Gallatin Gateway Mt Remember only watercraft are permitted at Moose to Storm Castle.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Jefferson River Near Three Forks Mt
USGS 06036650
861 cfs 2.9 ft
Madison River Ab Powerplant Nr Mcallister Mt
USGS 06040800
1,190 cfs 5.9 ft
Willow Creek Near Harrison Mt
USGS 06035000
16 cfs 1.3 ft
Gallatin River At Logan Mt
USGS 06052500
580 cfs 4.6 ft
Madison River Bl Hebgen Lake Nr Grayling Mt
USGS 06038500
769 cfs 1.5 ft
Henrys Fork Blw Coffee Pot Rapids Nr Macks Inn Id
USGS 13041010
372 cfs 3.4 ft
Big Springs At Big Springs Id
USGS 13040500
196 cfs 1.4 ft
Red Rock Cr Ab Lakes Nr Lakeview Mt
USGS 06006000
17 cfs 2.6 ft
Yellowstone River Near Livingston Mt
USGS 06192500
1,430 cfs 1.0 ft
Madison River Near West Yellowstone Mt
USGS 06037500
349 cfs 1.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Lone Mountain
SNOTEL 590
2" -1"
Boulder Mountain
SNOTEL 360
4" 0"
Sacajawea
SNOTEL 929
2" -1"
Carrot Basin
SNOTEL 385
3" -1"
Beaver Creek
SNOTEL 328
3" 0"
Madison Plateau
SNOTEL 609
3" -1"
Whiskey Creek
SNOTEL 858
1" -2"
Spur Park
SNOTEL 781
2" 0"
Lick Creek
SNOTEL 578
1" -1"
Tepee Creek
SNOTEL 813
3" 0"
Lewis Lake Divide
SNOTEL 577
4" 1"
Snake River Station
SNOTEL 764
1" 0"
Black Bear
SNOTEL 347
5" 0"
Thumb Divide
SNOTEL 816
2" 1"
Shower Falls
SNOTEL 754
6" -1"
Grassy Lake
SNOTEL 499
1" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Moose Creek Flat 15 5,716 ft
Greek Creek 15 5,634 ft
Tom Miner 16 7,117 ft
Spire Rock 22 5,608 ft
Swan Creek 13 5,831 ft
Red Cliff 68 6,306 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Yellowstone Club 2" 45° 4.22"
Spanish Peaks Resort 2" 45° 4.22"
Bridger Bowl Ski Area 2" 52° 0"
Moonlight Basin 2" 45° 4.22"
Big Sky Resort 2" 45° 4.22"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Yankee Jim Canyon (Joe Brown to Miner) 935.0cfs 5.0 Mi III to III+
Moose to Storm Castle 383.0cfs 12.0 Mi III+ to IV+