Overnight Raft Trip

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Rafting & Camping


Enjoy early morning wildlife watching in the park, then check in with us at 3:00pm. We’ll suit you up for four miles of class II and III rapids, including the wild “town stretch”, sure to get you wet!  A stretch of calm water will allow you to catch your breath before arriving at the campsite on the banks of the Yellowstone River.  We have a fully-outfitted camp set up on the river’s edge, complete with a cook shack, fire pit, and comfy chairs on the rivers edge.  Upon arrival you can settle into your wall tent (or teepee!) as guides prepare hors d’oeuvres.  Your accommodations feature single beds with mattresses, sleeping bags and pillows….all you need to bring are your PJ’s and your personal items!  Just a few steps away is the bathhouse with two bathrooms, electricity, and outdoor showers for guys and gals.

While dinner is cooking, jump in the river, throw a fishing line in, or start up a round of croquet or tetherball.  Of course, sitting quietly in the sunshine to take in the views of majestic 11,000 foot Electric Peak directly across the river isn’t a bad option either!  Finish the evening cozy around a campfire (with S’mores of course) while staring up at a blanket of stars. The lull of the river will send you peacefully off to sleep in your sleeping bag!

The favorite Yellowstone Activity for all ages!

Wake up to crisp air and hot coffee to sip around the fire (early AM risers may enjoy a wander on the trail upriver). After a hot breakfast, you’ll ready your gear and snap the lifejackets back on for another 14 miles down the river!  The morning float contains miles of beautiful scenery, calm stretches of river mixed with intermittent rapids and includes a stop for a delicious lunch on the river’s edge.  Don’t be fooled by the lazy flow of the river after lunch because just ahead lies the Class III rapids of the famous Yankee Jim Canyon– a highlight for all rafters!

Once you’re safely off the river, we’ll take you by bus back to the Flying Pig Adventure Center where your overnight gear will be waiting for you.  Don’t forget to check out the professional photos of your rafting adventure on the flat screen in our store!

Come join us for this unforgettable experience! Our guests repeatedly voice this as the highlight of their Yellowstone Vacation; it can be yours too, give us a call before the seats fill-up.

check out our suggested  3-day itinerary for an action packed adventure with the flying pig.

$325 Adults
$295 Children 17 and under
Check in at 3:30pm at 511 Scott Street, Gardiner, MT
Weight Maximum of 300 lb per person

What other’s are saying about
this trip on:

“Had a blast rafting with my husband and 4 teenage kids. Was nervous as they all aren’t outdoors fans but our guide was awesome and went out of her way to get fishing rods for our boys. We also played tether ball, kicked the soccer ball around and hung out by the fire. It was relaxing not to have to think about what to do to keep them all entertained and rarely saw them on their phones! This was the highlight of our trip....their words!”

“Our family of 4 (mom, day, boys 10 and 13) did the ranch overnight and 2-day rafting trip. It was a blast. There was 4 hours of horseback riding through the beautiful Montana countryside outside Gardiner (2 evening, 2 following morning). Be sure you can handle that long on a horse, some city folks will hardly be able to walk or sit afterwards. The guides were excellent though and able to point out all kinds of sites, animals, and birds.”

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