Teton River (North Fork) - Box Canyon


Teton River (North Fork), Montana, US

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Box Canyon

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 4 Miles

NF Teton Box Canyon


NF Teton Box Canyon
Photo by Kevin Colburn taken 05/29/14 @ 620 cfs

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Teton River bl South Fork nr Choteau MT
usgs-06102500 400 - 900 cfs II-III 00h36m 131 cfs (too low)


River Description

The Box Canyon of the North Fork Teton River is a very nice class II-III whitewater run through a dramatic but open limestone canyon. The road access, relative rarity of strainers, ease of scouting, and moderate bedrock and boulder whitewater make this a good option for intermediate paddlers looking to experience the Rocky Mountain Front by boat.

When flows are good you will likely want to continue another 6-10 miles down the roadside run of the North Fork which cuts through numerous limestone reefs. There is great camping on pull-offs and in campgrounds along the roadside section. The South Fork Teton also offers a roadside section that is nearby.


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Last Updated: 2015-02-12 00:09:04

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