Flathead, North Fork - Border to Polebridge



This is a wild and scenic river in the heart of the Northern Rockies.  You have Glacier National Park on river left for your viewing pleasure.  You will have bears and other wildlife for your photo ops. Plenty of fishing here too.  Take your whole family and enjoy some nights on the river.  

Watch for logjams, sweepers and other hazards.  Don't worry about lots of rapids in this area though.


Class II to II+
Current Flow 2470.0 CFS
07-17-2024 21:45

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Recommended Flow Minimum: 1000.0
Average: 5000.0
Maximum: 10000.0
Typical Season Begins: April
Ends: October
Recommended Use Kayaking: Yes
Rafting: Yes
Canoeing: Yes
Packrafting: No
Fishing: Yes
Primary Gauge N F Flathead River nr Columbia Falls MT
Length 24.2 Mile(s)
Gradient 15.0 FPM