We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Montana River Guides

138 Big Bend Ln, Alberton Gorge, Alberton, MT 59820-9638
Save
Review Highlights
Swift water Rescue Course

The course that Mike, Sam, and Quentin put on was top notch! They provided a large diversity of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dessa D
via mobile
River Safety and Recreation

Excellent guides that are very knowledgeable in all areas of river safety, which allows for more... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jesse R
via mobile
Read all 170 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Montana whitewater rafting and riverboarding trips near Missoula, Montana on the Alberton Gorge and Blackfoot River. Montana River Guides offers whitewater and scenic river trips daily. The Alberton Gorge's leading outfitter, with a riverside retail shop and everything from fun family trips to extreme whitewater rafting and riverboarding trips. The only company in Montana certified to teach River Rescue, our friendly professional guides will share our rivers with you and create Montana memories for a lifetime. Missoula whitewater rafting daily on the Clark Fork and Blackfoot Rivers Scenic Raft Trips Daily near Missoula with hotel pick up available for groups.
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“alberton gorge” (19 reviews)
“day trip” (11 reviews)
“great trip” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION
138 Big Bend Ln, Alberton Gorge, Alberton, MT 59820-9638
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (170)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"alberton gorge"
in 19 reviews
"day trip"
in 11 reviews
"great trip"
in 9 reviews
"safe hands"
in 2 reviews
"first class experience"
in 2 reviews
"lunch prepared"
in 2 reviews
"higher water"
in 2 reviews
"wealth of knowledge"
in 4 reviews
"felt safe at all times"
in 2 reviews
"brownie"
in 5 reviews
"entire crew"
in 2 reviews
"enjoyable trip"
in 2 reviews
"class act"
in 2 reviews
"saw bald eagles"
in 2 reviews
"total blast"
in 2 reviews
"knowledgeable guides"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 6 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The course that Mike, Sam, and Quentin put on was top notch! They provided a large diversity of hands-on situations to practice the rescue techniques they had taught us. It was a great learning opportunity and a safe way to test my limits and abilities....More

Thank Dessa D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent guides that are very knowledgeable in all areas of river safety, which allows for more fun while playing hard!

Thank Jesse R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 days ago

Mike and all of his instructors were incredible. They were knowledgeable, skilled, and taught in a way that was really easy to understand. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who spends time on the water.

Thank Nick L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Mike and his team are excellent, professional, supportive, and entertaining. My husband and I just took this course as we just bought a boat for family floats. Hopefully I will never have to use the skills I just learned but I now have much more...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a course that is highly In April of 2018 I took the the Swift Water Rescue Technician course through MRG/WRI. The course is three days and is taught by an experienced group of instructors who are committed to giving the best instruction possible...More

Thank Chris H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just completed a swift water rescue course with the Whitewater Rescue Institute and Montana River Guides. I highly recommend that course and these companies! While I had prior experience with rivers, I had never had any formal training. I learned so much and have...More

Thank Sami S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three-day swift water rescue class I took from MRG in April was simply excellent. The instructors were professional, knowledgable, and committed to giving the best instruction possible. With ice on the shoreline and snow falling, the instructors went into the water again and again...More

1  Thank ravi348
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended the Swiftwater Rescue Technician course, April 2018, at the WRI facility in Alberton. This was my third time through this class as a member of a Swiftwater Rescue Team and I always learn new practices and techniques. Mike, Matt, and the crew are...More

Thank Skyler P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken two courses through Montana River Guides / Whitewater Rescue Institute: Swiftwater Rescue and Ice Rescue. Both classes were incredibly well structured, providing excellent instructors, detailed information, and interesting scenarios. One of the things that sets MRG/WRI courses apart from the rest is...More

Thank Alyssa H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had such an excilerating adventure rafting down the Blackfoot River. Sam was our guide and he was terrific! He was very knowledgeable about the river and animals in the area as well as rafting itself! It was a wild ride and I felt as...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank dr_jenniferekelly
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
MontanaRiverGuides, Owner at Montana River Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thanks for running the river with us! Hope to see you again soon.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Alberton Hotels
River Edge Resort
29 reviews
6.73 km away
The Lodge at Lolo Hot Springs
303 reviews
31.42 km away
Big Sky Motel
130 reviews
31.43 km away
Days Inn Missoula Airport
348 reviews
34.69 km away
Nearby Restaurants
River Edge Resort & Steakhouse
39 reviews
6.72 km away
Larry's Six Mile Tavern
7 reviews
19.54 km away
Durango's Restaurant & Gift
84 reviews
31.38 km away
Flyin' R Cafe
11 reviews
7.48 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pangaea River Rafting
156 reviews
15.82 km away
Highway 12
68 reviews
31.41 km away
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center
187 reviews
38.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Montana River Guides staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit