Clark Fork River

Whitewater on the Alberton Gorge, Close to Spokane, Missoula and Coeur d’ Alene

Class III Whitewater, ages 6 & up,  April-September

The most popular lunch served on the river- even guides from the other companies drool over our lunch!

The most popular lunch served on the river- even guides from the other companies drool over our lunch!

On this 4-5 hour white water adventure in Montana, you’ll find spectacular scenery and white water rapids. This is white water rafting at it’s best! Travel through time as you carve your way through the Alberton Gorge. Unparalleled beauty makes rafting whitewater on the Clark Fork River an unmatched vacation.

Soul Nourishing Lunch

After all the whitewater action, recharge your soul with a hot red potato bar, flame seared chicken, fresh salad greens and mouth-watering toppings like sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, freshly shredded cheddar cheese and real bacon, all served “riverside.” Lunch served on the 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM trips. Dinner served on the 4:00 PM trip.

Happy Hour

Back at the river house before you hit the road, enjoy the Happiest Social Hour in Montana – FREE beer, juice, soda or water while you watch yourself on our video screen running the biggest rapid of the day!

"Riding the bull!" is a Pangaea signature experience on the Clark Fork River.

"Riding the bull!" is a Pangaea signature experience on the Clark Fork River.

Fun For the Whole Family

Perfect for the whole family: Big whitewater, eye-popping scenery and a mouth-watering lunch make the Clark Fork River in Montana unforgettable. Raft six class III rapids as ospreys and eagles soar overhead and beaver, otters and fish play beneath your raft. This trip is perfect for kids 6 and older. It's a great mix of easy, scenic floating and exhilarating whitewater with plenty of time for relaxing or playing games. Squirt guns are included on every boat!

Check out the video one of our guests' (Chris Meyer) shot with his GoPro through Fang Rapid!

Your Guide Makes the Difference

Your guides are highly qualified river runners who have years of experience and hours of training on the river. Not only are they the safest guides on the river, they are the “FUNNEST” guides on the river too. Squirt guns and boat games are standard on every trip. Our guides would make a mud puddle fun!!!

Brooke Lawrence, the happiest guide on the river sharing her passion for sun, fun and friends!

Raft & Blast (Half Day Option)

Don’t have time for the full day trip with lunch or dinner? Pangaea also offers shorter trips through the Alberton Gorge. Raft the same stretch of river with NO stops for swimming, rock jumping or lunch. Trips depart daily at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM or 4:00 PM. CLICK HERE FOR RAFT & BLAST AVAILABILITY

"Tumbleweed" soaks Jeremiah as he rides the bull through one of the wettest, wildest rapids on the river!


Looking to make your trip extra special? Do you want to enjoy the raft with just you and your group or special someone? Want a custom meet time or want to sip “special” beverages in your boat that nobody else gets? We can make that happen for you when you upgrade your trip to a private affair. Get your own raft, fill it with up to 7 people, and let us know what else you want. We will custom-tailor your trip, even accommodating your own meet time (as the schedule allows). The cost is $679 per boat for any private trip. Please call us for your exclusive upgrade: 406-239-2392.

Patty and Stephen Lawrence enjoy a private upgrade on the Clark Fork River, Alberton Gorge!


Want a more exciting whitewater experience or just want to enjoy the easy scenic float in your own vessel? Add an inflatable kayak to your trip for an extra $10 per kayak. These kayaks seat one or two people, kayak paddles and helmets included. To add a kayak to your trip, please call 406-239-2392.

Get wet and wild and close to the action in our inflatable kayaks!

Prices, Times & Other Helpful Info


  • $85 adults (18 and older)
  • $75 kids (6-17)  

Clark Fork River Whitewater Trip Times:

  • 10:30-4:00 MST or 12:30-6:00 MST (both lunch) or 4:00-9:30 MST (dinner)

Raft & Blast

  • $59 adults / $55 kids (NO stops, NO lunch) / 10:30, 12:30, 4:00


  • 6 or more people – 10% OFF!
  • 12 or more people – 15% OFF!
  • AAA or Military – 10% OFF (must call for discount and present ID day of trip)

Group Rates and Specials:

If you have a large group, special event, birthday party, bachelor party, bachelorette party, convention, conference or business meeting, please call for special pricing, custom meet times and other options designed just for you.

What to Bring:

Clothes that can get wet and dry out quickly- avoid cotton as it gets wet, stays wet and makes you cold. Sun block, sun glasses, hat, dry clothes to change into after the trip, shoes or sandals. NO FLIP FLOPS or BARE FEET.

Season and Hours:
The Clark Fork River, Alberton Gorge Whitewater runs April through September. High water can affect age restrictions and availability. Office hours are 7 days a week, 8am-8pm.

Drive Times:
Spokane to Pangaea: 2.5 hrs
Coeur d’ Alene to Pangaea: 2 hrs
Missoula to Pangaea: 45 minutes

Clark Fork River Alberton Gorge River Map


Call 406-239-2392

*Trips often fill up. Don’t be disappointed, Call, email or book online to make sure that you don’t “miss the boat!”



The Clark Fork River meets at our River Store at the mouth of the Alberton Gorge. The Clark Fork River is an easy drive from Spokane, Coeur d’ Alene and Missoula. Drive times are below. 11111 Mullan Rd. E. Superior, MT 59872


This trip is by our favorite, our guest’s favorite and the “jewel” of the Inland Northwest and Western Montana. The 10:30 trip with lunch is what we recommend the most, with plenty of time for swimming, relaxing and fun in between the whitewater rapids.

Cancellation/Reservation Policy *

You must agree to the cancellation policy and reservation policy to complete your reservation.

Cancellation Policy: Your trip is 100% refundable 2 weeks before trip date - 50% deposit becomes non refundable within 2 weeks - 100% non refundable payment due day of trip.

We Raft Rain or Shine: Guests can NOT cancel due to weather. Pangaea reserves the right to cancel due to weather or high water. No charge if trip is cancelled by Pangaea.

What to Bring: Bathing suit or synthetic clothing (avoid wearing cotton on the river). NO FLIP FLOPS OR BARE FEET! Sandals, tennis shoes, aqua socks (anything that can get wet and stay on). Hat, sun block, sun glasses and dry clothes to change into after the trip.

Coming to Montana? Remember that there is a 1 HOUR TIME CHANGE between Idaho and Montana if you are traveling into MT.

Rafting is Dangerous! Although Pangaea takes every precaution necessary - rafting is a dangerous activity. 

A 50% Deposit is REQUIRED to confirm your reservation.