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Whitewater River Run

Montana Flathead, North Fork

Polebridge To Big Creek

Class II TO III- Easy

2,270 CFS

84°, Mostly Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Flathead, North Fork are between a bare minimum of 1,000cfs and a high of 11,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 12362500, the S F Flathead River Nr Columbia Falls Mt Remember only watercraft are permitted at Polebridge to Big Creek.

Status Runnable
Class Level II to III-
Elevation 3,049 ft
Run Length 20.0 Mi
Streamflow Discharge 2270 cfs
Gage Height 5.6 ft
Reporting Streamgage S F Flathead River Nr Columbia Falls Mt
USGS 12362500

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Flathead River Near Bigfork Mt
USGS 12369000
4,310 cfs ft
Swiftcurrent Creek At Many Glacier Mt
USGS 05014500
24 cfs 1.6 ft
Swan River Near Bigfork Mt
USGS 12370000
532 cfs 2.5 ft
Middle Fork Flathead River Nr West Glacier Mt
USGS 12358500
513 cfs 1.7 ft
S F Flathead River Nr Columbia Falls Mt
USGS 12362500
2,270 cfs 5.6 ft
Flathead River At Columbia Falls Mt
USGS 12363000
3,620 cfs 3.7 ft
N F Flathead River Nr Columbia Falls Mt
USGS 12355500
732 cfs 1.9 ft
Flathead River At Flathead British Columbia
USGS 12355000
202 cfs 4.2 ft
Swiftcurrent Cr Ab Swiftcurrent Lk At Many Glacier
USGS 05014300
113 cfs 1.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Grave Creek
1" 0"

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Moose Lake 7 5,680 ft
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Quartz Creek - Glacier National Park None 3,516 ft
Bowman Lake - Glacier National Park 50 4,065 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Whitefish Mountain Resort -1" 74° 0"
Castle Mountain Resort " ° "
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Glacier RIm to Blankenship Bridge and Confluence 4590.0cfs 5.0 Mi II
West Glacier to Blankenship Bridge 4310.0cfs 5.5 Mi II+ to III
Polebridge to Big Creek 4590.0cfs 20.0 Mi II to III-
Border to Polebridge 202.0cfs 24.2 Mi II to II+
Big Creek to Glacier Rim 2270.0cfs 8.0 Mi III- to III

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