Clearwater Canoe Trail gets crowded
July 6, 2023
Dennis Bennett climbed into his canoe and took his daughters down the Clearwater River. The Bennetts, from the Detroit area, last visited Montana eight years ago, and they stayed in the same place — Paws Up.
Last Wednesday, the privately-owned resort took the family to canoe the Clearwater in one of its white Mercedes Sprinter vans. It was their first time taking the trail, and luckily the other visitors at the site just planned to hike.
“I shoulda brought a cowboy hat for this,” Bennett said. “We love coming out here to Montana and enjoying nature.”
While there was no traffic on...