Headwaters (Gold Creek To Stanley)
Class III- TO III+
STREAMFLOW: 7,690 CFSToo High
75°, Heavy Rain
The headwaters of Gold Creek to Stanley River run on the Salmon River in Idaho is a Class III whitewater experience that is best enjoyed between May and June when the water flows range from 600 - 2000 CFS. This section of the river is suitable for intermediate and advanced paddlers and features several challenging rapids such as "Elkhorn" and "Staircase". Additionally, paddlers will encounter several narrow canyons, rocky outcroppings, and boulder gardens that require careful maneuvering. Overall, this section of the river provides an exhilarating and scenic whitewater experience.
Weather today, A chance of rain and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
|Class Level||III- to III+|
|Run Length||10.2 Mi|
|Streamflow Discharge||7690 cfs|
|Gauge Height||6.0 ft|
Salmon River At Salmon Id