Classified as a
river surfing location
along the Salmon River,
is best paddle when discharge levels are
between 600.0 cfs to 6000.0 cfs
Headwaters (Gold Creek To Stanley)
The mighty Salmon river begins it's journey draining to the north off of the sawtooths in central Idaho. This area is extremely picturesque and has a lot to offer (beyond river running). Backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing and hiking are all available near Stanley. Stanley isn't the biggest town on the map but has basic services. You best bet is to setup a base camp somewhere around here and do day trips on the river.
Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Salmon River are between a bare minimum of 600cfs and a high of 6,000cfs.
River conditions sourced from USGS 13302500, the Salmon River At Salmon Id
Remember only watercraft are permitted
at Headwaters (Gold Creek to Stanley).
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