M i s s o u r i R i v e r C a n o e
C o m p a n y
Mercantile and Missouri River Canoe
Company is headquartered in Virgelle, Montana, 75 miles northeast
of Great Falls. An 8 mile drive
from pavement on gravel road leads to our wide open river valley. We
proudly provide our adventure- bound guests with everything needed for a
splendid and unique vacation experience. For over 20 years we have
catered to a clientele that is international and from all walks of life.
Being in our very backyard, the Upper Missouri River Breaks National
Monument makes us the most unique and convenient destination for those
seeking to touch the trail of Lewis and Clark with their own hands.
Virgelle (ver-jill), a historic ghost
town settlement, sits just upstream from the famous
White Cliffs of the Upper
Missouri River. A romantic area, vividly described in the Journals of
Lewis & Clark...
hills and Clifts which we passed today exhibit a most romantic appearance...As
we passed on it seemed as if those seens of visionary inchantment would
never have an end...so perfect indeed are those walls that I should
have thought that nature had attempted here to rival the human art of
-- from the
Journal of Meriweather Lewis
Our equipment, historic lodging facilities,home cooked food and
friendly service are of
the highest quality. You may canoe, kayak, tour the river, browse among our antiques and
collectibles or merely kick back
on your own porch under the big sky. Whichever you choose, put
the cares of the world aside and concentrate on enjoyment. Let us
serve you as only we know how. Visit Virgelle and rest assured
that you will enjoy your stay with us.
"Thank you for making Montana feel like
coming home to perfection!"
---J.L., New York, N.Y.
"Nice to know that places like this still do exist."---B.F.,
"Such wonderful surprises in out of the way places!"---D.S.,
San Jose, CA