Corn Creek To Vinegar Creek/Carey Creek (Main Salmon)
Class III TO IV
STREAMFLOW: 11,000 CFSRunnable
85°, Sunny Then Showers Likely
The Corn Creek to Vinegar Creek Carey Creek section of the Main Salmon River in Idaho is a 56-mile stretch with Class III and IV rapids, making it a challenging and exciting run for experienced paddlers. The best time for floating is typically in June and July when water levels are high, with recommended flows of around 3,000-6,000 cfs. Paddlers will encounter notable obstacles such as Big Mallard Rapid, with technical Class IV drops and tight channels, and Lake Creek Falls, a steep and rocky drop with Class III rapids. Overall, this run offers stunning scenery, technical challenges, and a thrilling whitewater experience.
Weather today, Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Sunny during the morning, then mostly cloudy during the afternoon, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
|Class Level||III to IV|
|Run Length||79.0 Mi|
|Streamflow Discharge||11000 cfs|
|Gauge Height||38.5 ft|
Middle Fork Salmon River At Mouth Nr Shoup Id