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
Red Rock Cr Ab Lakes Nr Lakeview Mt
USGS 06006000
20 cfs 2.6 ft
Yellowstone River At Corwin Springs Mt
USGS 06191500
2,340 cfs 2.5 ft
Firehole River Near West Yellowstone Mt
USGS 06036905
201 cfs 3.0 ft
Yellowstone River Near Livingston Mt
USGS 06192500
2,890 cfs 2.3 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
204 cfs ft
Boiling River At Mammoth
USGS 06190540
22 cfs 1.1 ft
Gardner River Near Mammoth Ynp
USGS 06191000
129 cfs 2.1 ft
Madison River Ab Powerplant Nr Mcallister Mt
USGS 06040800
1,280 cfs 6.1 ft
Tantalus Creek At Norris Junction
USGS 06036940
2 cfs 1.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Grassy Lake
1" 0"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Spire Rock 22 5,608 ft
Moose Creek Flat 15 5,716 ft
Swan Creek 13 5,831 ft
Greek Creek 15 5,634 ft
Tom Miner 16 7,117 ft
Red Cliff 68 6,306 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Yellowstone Club -1" 72° 0"
Big Sky Resort -1" 72° 0"
Bridger Bowl Ski Area -1" 79° 0"
Spanish Peaks Resort -1" 72° 0"
Moonlight Basin -1" 72° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Moose to Storm Castle 479.0cfs 12.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Yankee Jim Canyon (Joe Brown to Miner) 2340.0cfs 5.0 Mi III to III+