The Hole-in-the-Wall specializes in the history of central & eastern Montana, with adventures on the Missouri River, the C. M Russell Wildlife Refuge & the Yellowstone River. Our fully guided canoe adventures run from 1-6 day's, and we use 8-10 person canoes that are very safe and stable. We also offer power boat adventures, including a one-day 'White Cliff's Adventure' and 'In the Footsteps of Lewis & Clark'. You can learn more about some of these adventures below. The Hole-in-the-Wall also offers canoe rentals and shuttle service.
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We offer three, one-day float trips, on the Missouri River. These one-day float trips are a great way to experience the river and yet sleep in a bed at night and we would also be happy to help arrange your lodging.
C. M. Russell on the Missouri:
We offer a one-day float from Judith Landing to Stafford/McClelland Ferry. This is a 12-mile float on the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. This float will take you on a less crowded section of the river, with some of the wildest and most beautiful country in the West. This float is filled with a variety of scenery, from fantastic views of forested coulees, broad mesas, deep river canyons, to river bottoms with legendary wildlife populations. The drive alone, through the river breaks, makes this a worthwhile trip and you can also get a ride on the Stafford Ferry. The trip starts at 9:00 AM, with a brunch at the Winifred Cafe. Winifred is located 38 miles north of Lewistown and is the southern door of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. We will leave for the river at 10:00 AM and should be off the river about 5:00 P.M. At the end of the float we will provide dinner at the Winifred Cafe. The price of this trip is $75 for adults & $50 for children under 12, based on four passengers. This includes brunch, dinner and a shuttle.
C. M. Russell Wild Life Refuge:
We offer a one-day float on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge from James Kipp Camp ground to Rock Creek. This is a 12-mile float on the Refuge's Upper Missouri River. This float will take you on some of the best wildlife habitat on the refuge and is filled with a variety of scenery, from fantastic views of forested coulees, to the badlands the breaks are famous for. The legendary wildlife populations on the refuge include 236 species of birds, black-footed ferrets & black-tailed prairie dogs. We also float by the Sipery Ann Elk Refuge, known for it's fantastic elk viewing. You will see homesteads and learn about the history of the area in a great environment. The drive alone, through the river breaks, makes this a worthwhile trip. The trip starts at 9:00 AM, with a brunch at the James Kipp Campground. James Kipp Campground is located 70 miles northeast of Lewistown and is at the eastern end of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. We should be off the river about 5:00 P.M. & at the end of the float we will provide dinner, some entertainment & send you on your way. The price of these trips is $80 for adults & $55 for children under 12, based on four passengers. This includes brunch, dinner and a shuttle.
Karl Bodmer in the White Cliffs:
We offer a one-day trip from Coal Banks to Judith Landing. This is a 37-mile trip on the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. This trip will take you past the White Cliffs section of the river, painted by Karl Bodmer in the early 1830's. You can sit back and enjoy the same legendary scenery that Bodmer saw, as we slowly motor down river to the historic Judith Landing. This trip starts at 9:00 AM, with a brunch at Pilot Rock, located south of Big Sandy, MT. We will also provide snacks, lunch, & dinner on the river. We should reach Judith Landing about 6:00 P.M.The price of this trip is $200 per person based on four passengers. This includes meals and a shuttle.
In the Footsteps of Lewis & Clark:
We are also offering a power boat adventure that will follow day by day the footsteps of Lewis & Clark in Montana. This adventure will be starting at the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers on April 25, 2005. We will slowly motor up river following the footsteps of the Corps of Discovery as they work their way up the Missouri River. This adventure is limited to six guests, so sign up early. Check out our web-site or give us a call to learn more about this adventure
Thanks again for considering the Hole-in-the-Wall for your Montana adventure and we hope to hear from you.