Yellowstone River rafting offers a thrilling and enchanting experience in one package. In addition to running the rapids of one of the longest free flowing rivers in the lower 48 states, paddlers will have a chance to see the abundant array of wildlife that call the Yellowstone River Montana home, especially when they can combine their rafting trips with other activities, such as hiking and horseback riding.
Flowing through Montana and Wyoming, and through the famous Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone River Montana is one of the longest free flowing waterways in the United States, and visitors flock to this river every summer to enjoy the thrill of nature’s roller coaster. With rapids of just about every class, Montana rafting appeals to every level of experience, making it an ideal destination for family adventures. Since the water that supplies the Yellowstone River is mainly from the icy runoff of snowmelt from the mountains, the temperature of the water is quite chilly, no matter when you go, and ideally, during the hot summer months, you’ll find the cool water on Yellowstone River rafting trips to be very refreshing.
The rapids along the Yellowstone River Montana are typically Class II and Class III, and there are short guided trips available that families with younger children can take. There are also overnight trips available and seventeen- to eighteen-mile journeys that offer a unique way to see Yellowstone National Park, as well as the beautiful Montana scenery of Emigrant Peak and Paradise Valley. An enchanting excursion that will leave paddlers with lasting memories long after the experience is over, Yellowstone River rafting is one of the finest ways to explore one of the most scenic parts of the country.