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Saddle & Paddle: Express

One of the many great ways to see our beautiful corner of the world is riding on the back of a horse and down the river, meandering through the forest, alongside creeks and wildflowers.

Trip Time(s): 9 a.m.


ADULTS (13+): $184 | CHILDREN (6-12): $174

  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to trip time to fill out paperwork and get geared up.

  • Plan for 4 hours round-trip.  All of our adventures take place outdoors; therefore, we cannot guarantee the trip length or size of rapids due to water flow.

  • Transportation to and from the river is provided.

  • The weather in Southwest Montana is ever-changing and often unpredictable. Please dress accordingly, water shoes and fleece are strongly recommended. 

  • Long Pants and closed-toed shoes are required for horseback.

  • Helmets and life jackets are always provided as well as wetsuits, splash jackets, and booties when needed!


9:00 AM

8:30 am: Check-in at the Corrals
9:00 am: Horseback ride into the Absaroka Mountains
12:00 pm: Check-in at Paradise Adventure Company
12:30 pm: Whitewater trip down the Yellowstone River

Please allow 30 minutes to reach the corrals from the town of Gardiner and arrive 30 minutes prior to your trip time to check-in. 

What should I wear on my trip?

Rafting & Floating:  Athletic wear, river-friendly shoes, and fleece are strongly recommended.  Wear clothes that will dry quickly and that you don't mind getting wet.  **A good rule of thumb is no cotton.**


Riding:  We recommend long pants, layers, and a light jacket or sweatshirt. **Closed-toe shoes are required.**

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