Black Canyon - Highway 34 To Grace Powerhouse


Due to negotiated dam releases (thanks to american whitewater org) this run is doable again.  You should be a good class IV boater befor attempting this run and expect some V conditions based on water level.

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Bear River are between a bare minimum of 450cfs and a high of 1,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 10092700, the Bear River At Idaho-Utah State Line Remember only watercraft are permitted at Black Canyon - Highway 34 to Grace Powerhouse.

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Whitewater Rapids

Obstacles on the river run
Boo Boo Rapid
Class V

Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Blackfoot River Nr Shelley Id
USGS 13066000
64 cfs 5.5 ft
Bear River At Idaho-Utah State Line
USGS 10092700
402 cfs 9.4 ft
Willow Creek Bl Tex Creek Nr Ririe Id
USGS 13057940
32 cfs 2.4 ft
Marsh Creek Nr Mccammon Id
USGS 13075000
45 cfs 2.7 ft
Grays Lake Outlet Nr Herman Id
USGS 13057500
0 cfs 1.8 ft
Blackfoot River Ab Reservoir Nr Henry Id
USGS 13063000
54 cfs 1.9 ft
Grays Lk Div To Blackfoot R Basin Nr Wayan Id
USGS 13057300
0 cfs 2.9 ft
Bear River At Pescadero
USGS 10068500
67 cfs 2.0 ft
Snake River Nr Shelley Id
USGS 13060000
2,550 cfs 5.5 ft
Blackfoot River Below North Canal At Blackfoot Id
USGS 13068300
122 cfs 2.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Franklin Basin
SNOTEL 484
9" 0"
Pine Creek Pass
SNOTEL 695
3" -2"
Bug Lake
SNOTEL 374
4" 0"
Garden City Summit
SNOTEL 1114
3" 0"
bern
SNOTEL BERI1
0.78" 0"
Giveout
SNOTEL 493
1" 0"
Slug Creek Divide
SNOTEL 761
2" 0"
Somsen Ranch
SNOTEL 770
2" 0"
Tony Grove Lake
SNOTEL 823
8" -1"
Emigrant Summit
SNOTEL 471
4" 0"
Lightning Ridge
SNOTEL 1056
1" 0"
Dry Bread Pond
SNOTEL 455
6" 0"
Ben Lomond Peak
SNOTEL 332
4" 0"
Monte Cristo
SNOTEL 634
10" 0"
Sheep Mtn.
SNOTEL 749
2" 0"
Horse Ridge
SNOTEL 533
1" 0"