Great Northern Raft & Resort

Just a mile from the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park, you can enjoy a complete Montana vacation experience.

Stay in our cozy Glacier National Park cabins, spend time on the river whitewater rafting or fly fishing and even host your wedding or family reunion with breathtaking views of the mountains as your backdrop at one of the top Montana wedding venues. Our resort provides a perfect base for exploring beautiful Glacier National Park.

Our experienced river guides are available to take you on an unforgettable adventure. Enjoy the rugged scenery while floating the glacial-fed Flathead River in the Flathead National Forest area, which defines the southern boundary of Glacier National Park. Let our professional river guides navigate you down eight miles of Class II-IV rapids on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, entertain you on a scenic float, instruct you in proper technique at kayak school or advise you on the right fly to hook a world-class Cutthroat Trout in the crystal clear waters.

We also offer industry-leading river education and safety classes through our Glacier River School. From kids’ awareness programs to swiftwater rescue certifications for the professional rescuer or boater, the river school and its RQ3 and ACA instructors will make sure you have the skills you need to have fun and be safe on the river.


Whitewater & Scenic Rafting on Montana’s Flathead River. West Glacier, Montana is your headquarters for Glacier Park whitewater and fly fishing activities. We offer an exciting variety of guided river trips along the southern boundary of Glacier National Park.


Experience your Montana vacation at Great Northern Resort. Located just a mile from the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park, Great Northern’s log cabins are the perfect base for exploring the Park and northwest Montana.


Enjoy fly fishing in Glacier National Park on the Middle Fork of the Flathead Riverwith the experienced guides of Great Northern Resort. Choose from a half day, full day or customizable multi-day and overnight fly fishing adventures.

Your Glacier National Park Headquarters. Whitewater Rafting. Fly Fishing. Lodging. Weddings. Glacier River School. Stand Up Paddle Boarding.

Friday Music on the Porch…

Join us for Friday Music on the Porch from 5-8pm! A fun family event spent enjoying music outside on the porch. This year, we will again be hosting a variety of local bands and music styles. Be sure not to miss this.

Date: Fridays between June 22nd – Sept 1st.