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Meet Chico Hot Springs’ newest rafting adventure partner, the Flying Pig Adventure Company!

Beginning in 2018, the Flying Pig Adventure Company has been added to the line up at Chico Hot Springs and will serve as an on-site partner for many of the awesome outdoor adventures in the Yellowstone area, including Scenic Paradise Valley Raft Trips, Raft and Ride Combo’s, Yellowstone Park Tours, Mountain Bike Rentals, Fly Fishing and more!

The Flying Pig Adventure Company is locally owned has been in operation since 2003 in Gardiner, MT at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park.  We are so excited to have a new location at Chico Hot Springs right behind the    main lodge. Come visit our office at Chico or pre-book your adventures here.


DSC_0902Paradise Valley Scenic Float 

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Truly experience the iconic Yellowstone River by getting out on a scenic float trip. This is a great mostly dry adventure for nearly all ages and will last about 1 ½ to 2 hours depending on the flow of the river. Custom trips and Large group options available. Gear included.

Daily Trips: 10:30 am, 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm



  Raft and Ride Combinations

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Trouble deciding between rafting and horseback riding? Do both! We have paired  up our scenic float with the 1-hour or 2-hour trail rides available through Chico’s Horse Barn. What a perfect way to spend your day!



Daily Combo Trips:

8:30 am 1-hour Ride & 10:30 am Scenic Float (ride/raft)

12:00 pm 1-hour Ride & 2:00 pm Scenic Float (ride/raft)

10:30am 2-hour Ride & 2:00 pm Scenic Float (ride/raft)

Looking for more splash on the river? Whitewater trips are also available out of our Gardiner location for those looking to get into the action!

Important: These trips can be booked here at Chico, but guests will check in for their trip at the Flying Pig rafting location in Gardiner. Gardiner is located 30 minutes south and is at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. We are happy to provide written directions.

Please note that these trips depart from our Gardiner location at 511 Scott Street in Gardiner 30 minutes to the south near the Park entrance.

Additional Trips:

18 Mile Big Splash!

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Yellowstone Park Tours

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The beauty of our Yellowstone Park Tour is that whether you are interested in seeing wolves, bison and other wildlife at morning light or visiting secluded geysers or just hiking to the top of Bunsen Peak, we will design a tour just for you. Tailored to your group’s activity level and sense of adventure, all tours include a walk or hike (casual stroll or destination hiking).




Starting Young! Fly Fishing near Yellowstone
Starting Young! Fly Fishing near Yellowstone

Fly Fishing 

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Flying Pig offers a variety of Yellowstone fly fishing options in the area. Beginners are welcome and are invited to participate in our hands-on learner’s program held at Chico’s pond. We also offer Yellowstone River float trips as well as Walk and Wade trips in Yellowstone National Park. Choose the one that fits your schedule, experience and sense of adventure.



Mountain Bike and Optics Rentals  

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Chico is proud to announce the addition of private mountain biking trails in their Ranch 365 area. These are Paradise Valley’s only private trails. Flying Pig is providing mountain bikes and helmets as half day or full day rentals. In addition to bikes, binoculars and scopes are available to rent by the day so that visitors can get the most out of their adventures in Yellowstone Park.