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Whitewater River Run

Idaho Henrys Fork Of The Snake

Box Canyon

Class II


72°, Mostly Sunny Then Heavy Rain

The Box Canyon river run in Idaho offers a challenging Class IV+ whitewater experience with tight, technical rapids, fast currents, and steep drops. The river run is best tackled in late spring or early summer when water levels are at their highest, with a recommended flow of 1,000-2,000 cfs. Obstacles to be aware of include the "Notch" rapid, a narrow chute with a large boulder in the middle, as well as "Pinball," a series of technical rapids with multiple boulders and tight turns. Overall, the Box Canyon river run is recommended for experienced rafters and kayakers looking for a thrilling adventure.

Weather today, Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. High near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Status Runnable
Class Level II
Elevation 6,229 ft
Run Length 4.0 Mi
Gradient 18 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 1230 cfs
Gauge Height 4.2 ft
Reporting Streamgage Henrys Fork Nr Island Park Id
USGS 13042500

Nearby Streamflow Levels

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Willow Creek Bl Tex Creek Nr Ririe Id
USGS 13057940
492 cfs 4.1 ft
Flat Creek Bel Cache Creek
USGS 13018350
173 cfs 2.3 ft
Falls River Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13047500
2,350 cfs 3.0 ft
Snake River Nr Irwin Id
USGS 13032500
14,200 cfs 9.2 ft
Fish Creek At Wilson
USGS 13016450
463 cfs 3.4 ft
Henrys Fork Nr Ashton Id
USGS 13046000
2,790 cfs 4.3 ft
Cache Creek Near Jackson
USGS 13018300
56 cfs 4.0 ft
Dry Bed Nr Ririe Id
USGS 13038000
3,250 cfs 9.4 ft
Snake River Bl Flat Creek Nr Jackson Wy
USGS 13018750
7,480 cfs 4.7 ft
Falls River Ab Yellowstone Canal Nr Squirrel Id
USGS 13046995
2,920 cfs 7.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

Popular Destinations

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
West Fork Madison 6 5,881 ft
Big Springs 15 6,413 ft
Raynolds Pass FAS 6 6,128 ft
Wade Lake 27 6,267 ft
Lonesomehurst 26 6,547 ft
Hilltop 18 6,603 ft
Flat Rock 38 6,425 ft
McCrea Bridge 23 6,335 ft
Henrys Lake State Park None 6,485 ft
Warm River 28 5,325 ft
Cliff Point 6 6,337 ft
Cherry Creek - Dispersed None 6,586 ft
Pole Bridge None 6,051 ft
Box Canyon 18 6,183 ft
West End 19 6,328 ft
Upper Coffee Pot 14 6,375 ft
Madison River 10 5,896 ft
Grandview 8 5,918 ft
Buttermilk 53 6,335 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class

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