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Whitewater Kayak in Missoula

Paddle through rapids and ravines on the Clark Fork River with Tarkio River Guides.

Note: This is a self-facilitated adventure, not an official FD Program.

Spend the week in the heart of a true river town in Missoula, MT learning how to whitewater kayak on one of the best stretches of river in the west. The Clark Fork is the perfect place to spend a week exploring the sport of whitewater kayaking or improving upon your skills from a weeklong FD program. Tarkio Kayak Adventures brings some of the best whitewater instruction around the world to you. They’ll be sure to leave you with strong skills on the water and memories to look back on for a lifetime. 

Accommodation: VRBO Located in Missoula

Length: 7-day 7-night

Fast Facts: One of FD’s favorite outfitters, great for every ability level, lots of bald eagles!

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 7 days.

Gear: Tarkio Kayak Adventures will provide all of the gear and instruction for the week. 

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