This private, two-day river excursion combines some of the best bird and wildlife watching opportunities with a fun overnight stay and an enjoyable time on a pristine Montana river.
About the Safari
The region through which we float is an area of intense natural and cultural history and diversity. Much more so than the "Wild and Scenic" Missouri river, all things considered, this region gives the closest approximation we can experience today to what the members of the Lewis and Clark expedition experienced. The river is much more intimate and simply provides better wildlife habitat. We will encounter many bird species including bald eagles and pelicans, and possibly beaver, mink, river otter, white-tailed and mule deer, American pronghorn, and lots more. This trip is among our favorites! Wildlife, cultural history, new experience, seasonal swimming and wilderness solitude are all fun for the whole family! We share tales of Lewis and Clark and the "Mountain Men", view little known historic sites, read from the "Journals" and examine artifacts and maps associated with the exploration and development of this incredible region.
The boat we use (this is not a raft) is very stable, has a flat bottom and floor, and chairs with arm and back rests. The trip is appropriate for children of all ages.
Option # 1: We camp on shore where we enjoy a scrumptious camp dinner, story telling and camaraderie, and a peaceful night's sleep under the stars. We will provide you with sleeping gear if needed, or you can bring your own. It can be glorious to see a new day dawn along a river.
Option # 2: We spend the night at a historic hotel in the proximity of the river.
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