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Whitewater River Run

Idaho Snake River

Murtaugh Canyon

Class IV


Too Low
74°, Mostly Sunny

The Murtaugh Canyon river run on the Snake River in Idaho is an exhilarating adventure for experienced paddlers. The Class III-IV rapids offer a thrilling challenge, with obstacles like boulder gardens, wave trains, and drops. The best time to float this section of water is in the late spring and early summer, when the water levels are high enough to provide optimal flow. The recommended flow rate is between 4,000-10,000 cfs, and paddlers should be prepared for cold water and strong currents. Overall, the Murtaugh Canyon river run is a must-do for adrenaline junkies looking for a challenging and exciting whitewater experience.

Weather today, Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Status Too Low
Class Level IV
Elevation 4,068 ft
Run Length 15.0 Mi
Gradient 25 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 0 cfs
Gauge Height 0.9 ft
Reporting Streamgage Snake River Gaging Station At Milner Id
USGS 13087995

Nearby Streamflow Levels

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Silver Creek At Sportsman Access Nr Picabo Id
USGS 13150430
134 cfs 6.8 ft
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USGS 13142500
3,150 cfs 7.3 ft
Little Wood River Ab High Five Creek Nr Carey Id
USGS 13147900
647 cfs 4.3 ft
Big Wood River At Hailey Id
USGS 13139500
218 cfs ft
Big Wood R At S Broadford Bridge Nr Bellevue
USGS 13140335
2,840 cfs 10.4 ft
Big Wood River At Stanton Crossing Nr Bellevue Id
USGS 13140800
1,880 cfs 8.2 ft
Big Wood River Nr Bellevue Id
USGS 13141000
89 cfs ft
Camas Creek Nr Blaine Id
USGS 13141500
567 cfs 5.5 ft
Little Wood River Nr Carey Id
USGS 13148500
614 cfs 4.0 ft
Big Wood River At Hailey Id Total Flow
USGS 13139510
2,950 cfs 5.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change

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