August 12-13, 2016

Party with a purpose!

It’s a run, a clean up, and a party to celebrate our river. 

Schedule of Events

The Run for the River 5K is a unique race to benefit BRWF. The course winds through two city parks along the beautiful Bitterroot River. Come out for this one of a kind experience in the Bitterroot Valley!

Click here to REGISTER

2016 event will be Friday, August 12th at River Park in Hamilton. Race begins at 7:00 pm.

New this year! Splish Splash DASH* a 500 ft fun run for kids 10 and under

*6:45 pm. No registration necessary

Each year, volunteers for BRWF pull thousands of pounds of trash out of the Bitterroot River. Volunteers are assigned stretches of the river from Sula and Painted Rocks to the confluence at the Clark Fork in Missoula. 


SIGN UP for the River Clean Up here!

2016 event will be Saturday, August 13th. Drop off at River Park in Hamilton.

Want to help make Riverfest Days possible? Volunteer!

Above photos courtesy of Patrick Chaplin and BRWF

Riverfest in the Root is BRWF's annual festival to celebrate the river and educate the community about our watershed.

It is a free event featuring fun for all ages with:

  • Live exotic animal presentation from

               Animal Wonders

  • Fun kid activities like native fish identification and art stations

  • Local Artist

  • Live music from the Big Sky Mudflaps

  • Delicous food from The Crave

  • Plus beer from Bitter Root Brewing and wine

2016 event will be Saturday, August 13th 2-7:30 pm at River Park in Hamilton.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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