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Whitewater River Run

Montana Gallatin River

Moose To Storm Castle

Class III+ TO IV+


78°, Sunny Then Chance T-Storms

The Moose to Storm Castle River Run on the Gallatin River in Montana offers Class II-III rapids and is best floated from June to August with a recommended flow of 1,500 to 3,000 cfs. Obstacles include boulder gardens, tight channels, and a few larger drops, so paddlers should have some experience and be prepared for technical maneuvers. The run is scenic with views of the surrounding mountains and forests, but water levels can vary greatly, so it's important to check before heading out.

Weather today, A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Status Runnable
Class Level III+ to IV+
Elevation 5,189 ft
Run Length 12.0 Mi
Gradient 33 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 4250 cfs
Gauge Height 4.6 ft
Reporting Streamgage Gallatin River Near Gallatin Gateway Mt
USGS 06043500

Nearby Snowpack and Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Shields River Nr Livingston Mt
USGS 06195600
1,490 cfs 3.3 ft
Missouri River At Toston Mt
USGS 06054500
17,700 cfs 9.0 ft
Yellowstone River Near Livingston Mt
USGS 06192500
16,300 cfs 6.4 ft
East Gallatin R Bl Bridger C Nr Bozeman Mt
USGS 06048700
74 cfs ft
Gallatin River Near Gallatin Gateway Mt
USGS 06043500
4,250 cfs 4.6 ft
Gallatin River At Logan Mt
USGS 06052500
4,740 cfs 7.9 ft
Madison River Bl Ennis Lake Nr Mcallister Mt
USGS 06041000
4,300 cfs 5.3 ft
Madison River Ab Powerplant Nr Mcallister Mt
USGS 06040800
3,010 cfs 8.2 ft
Willow Creek Near Harrison Mt
USGS 06035000
367 cfs 3.4 ft
Hyalite C At Hyalite R S Nr Bozeman Mt
USGS 06050000
277 cfs 3.3 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Elk Peak
3" 1"
Black Bear
43" -2"
Lewis Lake Divide
7" -2"
Shower Falls
8" -3"
White Elephant
2" -4"
Carrot Basin
18" 0"
Grassy Lake
10" -6"
Madison Plateau
12" -2"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Hyalite Below Dam Camping 6 6,659 ft
Spire Rock 22 5,608 ft
Swan Creek 13 5,831 ft
Rainbow Point 55 6,548 ft
Hood Creek 18 6,729 ft
Moose Creek Flat 15 5,716 ft
Langohr 12 6,137 ft
Greek Creek 15 5,634 ft
Fairy Lake 9 7,706 ft
Red Cliff 68 6,306 ft
Chisholm 10 6,721 ft
Tom Miner 16 7,117 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Bridger Bowl Ski Area -1" 71° 0"
Moonlight Basin -1" 63° 0"
Yellowstone Club -1" 63° 0"
Big Sky Resort -1" 63° 0"
Spanish Peaks Resort -1" 63° 0"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Gardiner Town Run 13000.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III+
Beartrap Canyon - Madison Dam to Route 84 2210.0cfs 8.5 Mi III to IV
Moose to Storm Castle 4250.0cfs 12.0 Mi III+ to IV+
Box Canyon 871.0cfs 4.0 Mi II
Yankee Jim Canyon (Joe Brown to Miner) 13000.0cfs 5.0 Mi III to III+
Coffee Pot 871.0cfs 6.0 Mi III

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